Deputy Headteacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
05/01/2024 23:59
£61,882 - £68,400
Job Category:
Schools - Leadership
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newker Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
5 Jan
Further Information
Deputy Headteacher
L12-16   £61,882 - £68,400
Required from Monday 15th April 2024 or sooner if possible

The Governors of Newker Primary School are seeking to appoint a committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher with senior management experience. 

The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Headteacher and effective Leadership Team. This role is class based. This is an ideal opportunity for a forward-thinking person to join our successful and aspirational Rights Respecting school.

Newker Primary School is a 2 form entry school in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, with a nursery catering for three and four-year-olds.
We are looking for a Deputy Headteacher that will help continue to drive our school vision of “Learning together, working to achieve”, supporting our children to become inquisitive, resilient, respectful, aspirational, happy and healthy learners and ensuring our children and staff are the best they can be.

Please visit our School Website for more details: www.newkerprimary.co.uk
Applicants will need to provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Visits to the school are essential. Please contact our School Office, to make an appointment for any of the following dates:

Wednesday 22nd November 10.00-11.00am
Wednesday 22nd November 1.00-2.00pm
Thursday 23rd November 10.00-11.00am
Wednesday 29th November 1.00-2.00pm

Application forms should be accompanied by a supporting letter clearly stating relevant previous experience and reasons why you think you are suitable for the post. Please return applications to newker@durhamlearning.net 

As part of the interview process successful candidates will be required to be observed teaching in their own schools week beginning 15th January 2024. Appointments will be made in advance.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and, if successful, you will need to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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.

Closing date: Friday 5th January 2024
Short-listing: Friday 12th January 2024
Interview date: Friday 26th January 2024

Newker Primary School,
Waldridge Road,
Co. Durham,

Tel: 0191 3887099
Email: newker@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.newkerprimary.co.uk