Head Teacher

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/02/2019 23:59
ISR L15-L21a - (£56,434 - £64,736)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Swalwell Primary School
Closing date:
1 Feb
Further Information

Permanent from 1st September 2019.

The Governors of Swalwell are looking to appoint a Headteacher who is inventive, determined, talented and caring to lead the school confidently and effectively into the future.
We are proud to be able to offer:
Engaged and happy children who are eager to learn.
Committed, hardworking and enthusiastic staff.
A community that is dedicated, involved and keen to see (and to help) the school succeed.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:
Is inspirational, resilient and resourceful, with a proven track record of success.
Has effective, organised and tailored management and leadership skills.
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, sustained achievement and wide-ranging aspiration.

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 need to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

Closing date: Friday 1 February 2019 at midnight
Shortlisting: 5 February 2019
Interviews: Monday 25 February 2019 and Thursday 28th February 2019

If you have any queries or would like to have an informal discussion about the post please contact Melanie Maitland on 0191 433 8622.

Alternatively, if you would like to visit the school, please contact the main school office on 0191 433 4000.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.