St Thomas More Catholic

Primary School

Christ is the centre of our School community, where we live, love and learn together

Current Vacancies

Assistant Headteacher


NOR: 363 Salary Range: L5-9
Required for April 2019

Full time - Permanent

St Thomas More school is a thriving, well-respected Catholic Primary school located in Sheldon, Birmingham. The Governors are seeking to appoint an Assistant Head teacher with a clear vision and a strong commitment to the needs of our school. The Assistant Headteacher will have a class responsibility (in KS2 in the first instance). The successful candidate will be well supported in fulfilling future aspirations for Deputy Headship and other leadership opportunities.


We can offer you:
• A welcoming community where staff, parents and Governors are dedicated to working together to achieve the best for every child.
• A stimulating learning environment with colleagues who are passionate about teaching and learning.
• Delightful, motivated and friendly children.
• A superb working environment with modern facilities and excellent resources.
• A strong commitment to your continuing professional development.
• Supportive parent community.


Our Assistant Headteacher will:

Be approachable, resilient and has a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
Be able to lead a Key Stage.
Work in partnership with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to promote the Catholic ethos of the school.

Be an excellent classroom practitioner.
Be a positive, caring person who values and respects every individual.
Be a team worker as well as a team leader.
Have vision, energy and a forward-thinking outlook.
Be proactive in supporting school development.


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit with Mrs Nash the Executive Headteacher.


Application packs are available from the school office; 0121 743 3289 /


Closing Date: Friday 22nd February 2019 at midday.

Interviews: Tuesday 26th February 2019.


St Thomas More is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and will follow a stringent vetting and induction process.