Head Teacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/04/2021 23:59
L15 - L21 £57,986 - £66,517
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Drive Community Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
16 Apr
Further Information

The Drive Community School Primary School is at the centre of a supportive community in Felling, Gateshead. The school has a welcoming, positive and inclusive atmosphere with a focus on equality, high expectations, achievement, individual development and respect.

The Governors of The Drive are looking to appoint a Headteacher who is kind, caring, determined, talented and creative to lead the school confidently and effectively into the future.

We are proud to be able to offer our new Headteacher:
Engaged and happy children who are eager to learn;
Committed, hardworking and enthusiastic staff;
Loyal and experienced governors, all of whom are keen to support a new leader;
A community that is dedicated, involved and keen to see the school succeed and;
A nourishing and supportive learning environment.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:
Is inspirational, passionate and resourceful, with a proven track record of senior leadership;
Is both an effective leader and manager;
Is innovative, creative and dynamic with a willingness to try new things and to listen to ideas;
Is approachable, visible and supportive of children, staff and parents;
Has empathy, excellent communication skills and the ability and willingness to work collaboratively with staff, parents, governors and the wider community; and
Is committed to developing and implementing strategies to achieve (and maintain) high standards and outstanding achievement for all of our children

Informal visits, due to Covid, will only be available for shortlisted candidates.

Application packs are available from HR Support Emma Maddison by email at emmamaddison@gateshead.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: 16/04/2021
Shortlisting: Week commencing 19/04/2021
Interviews: 27/04/2021 and 28/04/2021

If you have any queries or would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Steve Horne, Service Director, Education, Schools and Inclusion on 0191 433 8604.

Gateshead council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If successful you will have to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.