Executive Headteacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
11/09/2020 12:00
£53,856 - £62,426
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Forest of Teesdale, Rookhope, St John’s Chapel and Wearhead Primary Schools
Closing date:
11 Sep
Further Information

Executive Head Teacher required for January 2021
N.O.R. 50 (across all 4 schools)
£53,856 – £62,426

Federation of Forest of Teesdale Primary, Rookhope Primary, St John’s Chapel Primary and Wearhead Primary Schools

Would you like the opportunity to collaborate with governors, staff, pupils and parents to create an exciting new learning environment in the Upper Dales of Weardale and Teesdale?

The Governing Body is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and inspiring leader to lead our four small rural schools as they come together to form a new federation. This is an exciting time to join us as we look to grow and start to explore further the opportunities that federation will bring.

You will be expected to develop and build upon the existing working relationships between the schools. The children at our schools already have a wide and varied curriculum with a focus on outdoor learning. We want to use innovative and creative methods of teaching, learning and school development in order to build on the strengths of each school and ensure the best possible outcomes for all pupils.

This post is not open to job share

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required

Should you need further information, please contact the Schools Leadership Adviser, David Grimes (email: david.grimes@durham.gov.uk)

For application packs, including further information about the schools and the application form and guidance, please contact:
03000 262625

Completed applications should be returned to:

Closing date: Friday 11 September 2020 at 12 noon
Interview date: Week commencing 21st September 2020