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Deputy Headteacher

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/03/2017 12:00
LGPR L6 - L10 £44,102 to £48,711
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Wheatley Hill Community Primary and Nursery School

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Closing date:
24 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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Wheatley Hill Community Primary and Nursery School
Tel: 01429 820594
Deputy Headteacher
Salary Group 2 – £44,102 to £48,711
NOR – 213

Required for September 2017, or sooner by mutual agreement. The governors seek to appoint a committed, experienced, enthusiastic, outstanding teacher with senior leadership experience.

Our school lies at the heart of the local community of Wheatley Hill and is supported by our dedicated parents, families and local community members.
At Wheatley Hill Community Primary, we use a whole school child initiated approach to teaching and learning, where we put the children at the centre of everything we do. Our exciting curriculum links pupil interests with real life experiences and quality outdoor learning. Our learning environments have been described as inspirational and are constantly evaluated and improved to meet the varying needs of our children. Our dedicated staff team and governors work hard to effectively support all children in our school, including those with Special Educational Needs and those attending our Enhanced Mainstream Provision for Speech and Language.

We want our new Deputy Headteacher to share our school values and ethos further enriching the excellent curriculum and teaching that we already offer our children. Our new Deputy Headteacher must be positive and enthusiastic and willing to apply educational research and new ideas to their teaching and support others effectively to do the same.

In return, our school offers a quality program of continuous professional development along a variety of leadership pathways. The role includes dedicated leadership time, during which our Deputy Headteacher will support others, manage school systems and support the strategic leadership of the school with the Headteacher and governing body.

Application forms and information pack are available from and returnable to The Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services, c/o the School and Governor Support Service, Children and Young People’s Services, County Hall, Durham. DH1 5UJ, on receipt of a large s.a.e. or email SGSS.Administration@durham.gov.uk

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 24 March 2017 at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Friday 7 April 2017.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Disclosure form.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification by Association’ declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.


Wheatley Hill Community Primary and Nursery School
Wheatley Hill
Co. Durham

Tel: 01429 820594
Email: wheatleyhill@durhamlearning.net

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