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Deputy Headteacher


Salary: L17 - L21 ~ Required September 2023 

St Damian’s is a heavily oversubscribed Roman Catholic Science College which is committed to the professional development of staff and promoting the welfare of children.


We are seeking an experienced and committed senior leader who has the potential to be a Headteacher.  The person we are looking for will be committed to enthusing children of all abilities, be passionate about teaching and learning and will be supportive of the College’s Catholic ethos. The excellent candidate will work with the current Leadership to ensure that we continue to be an outstanding Catholic school.  In both our current Ofsted S5 report and S48 report we were judged Outstanding in all areas. We are proud to be a high achieving Catholic school, who consistently produces at least good outcomes for our great children.  Equally, we are also proud that we have a very stable staff who love working here and enjoy the benefits St Damian’s has to offer.


St Damian’s is situated on the Tameside and Oldham border and is widely recognised for the quality of care it provides for all pupils and the professional opportunities afforded to all colleagues.  The College is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.  CES application forms can be downloaded from and further details are available from below;


Completed Applications should be returned to the school F.A.O Mr S Logue, Headteacher


Closing Date for Applications: 12 noon, Wednesday 10th May 2023

Interviews will take place on Thursday 18th May and Friday 19th May 2023

Application forms can be downloaded from below;

      Letter To Applicants

      Job Description

      Person Specification/Selection Criteria

      CES Application Form

      CES Notes to Applicant

      CES Recruitment Monitoring Form*

      Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

*Only needs to be completed after shortlisting process

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