Careers at St Vincent's

Deputy Headteacher: required January 2020 or before

St Vincent’s is a large three-form entry primary school. We cater for 0-5 years through our onsite nursery through to the primary school. We recently established a thriving before and after school club to provide quality wrap around care for our children.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, ambitious and inspirational leader. We are looking for a committed and practising Catholic with a strong personal faith and a clear vision of the distinctive role of Catholic Education. This is a largely non-teaching position.

The board of governors are looking for someone who:

  • Is an outstanding leader and class teacher
  • Understands the role of a leader in bringing about excellent outcomes.
  • Can support, inspire and motivate others to achieve the highest standards
  • Maintains the highest levels of professionalism.
  • Is ambitious for themselves and St Vincent’s.

We can offer:

  • a warm welcome from a happy community with a strong Catholic ethos
  • confident and enthusiastic children who enjoy learning
  • friendly, hardworking and committed staff
  • excellent opportunities for continued leadership development
  • a supportive and committed senior team and governing body

The application form and further details are available from :

  • Closing date: 19/09/19
  • School tours: 23/07/19 1:30pm, 10/09/19 9:30am, 12/09/19 9:30am
  • Shortlisting: 20/09/19
  • Interviews: 02/10/19

St Vincent’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. This post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) Checks and satisfactory professional references. As part of the school’s safeguarding commitment, you will be asked to progress a new DSB check and to subscribe to the update service; you should maintain the subscription valid during the duration of your employment with us. 

Contact the School

St Vincent's Catholic Primary School

Orchard Road
WA15 8EY

Main Contact: Headteacher Mrs Harrop

Tel: 0161 911 8040


We couldn’t be happier with St Vincent’s, our children are really happy there. - Parent Survey
It is a wonderful environment, our children are flourishing - Parent Survey
The school ethos gives the children excellent opportunities to develop their spirituality and knowledge of their faith. - Parent Survey
It is a really friendly school, I have been made to feel very welcome. - Parent Survey
We love St Vincent’s, keep doing what you are doing! - Parent Survey