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Head Teacher - Dunston Hill Community Primary School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/02/2018 23:59
£59,857 - £68,643
Hours per week:
10 Sessions
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Dunston Hill Community Primary School
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Our Head Teacher is retiring at the end of this school year and he has laid very strong foundations for the future. We are proud of our good Ofsted rating (October 2017) and have high aspirations for further improvement.
We are seeking a highly motivated, caring individual who can offer inspirational leadership and who can motivate colleagues and children alike.

Our school is close to the main AI road and is co-located on a site with a pre-school and secondary school with whom we work in close partnership. We have fantastic facilities and extensive grounds which include an environmental garden, forest school and sports fields.

As our new Head Teacher you will:

* Be inclusive and passionate about developing the potential of every child
* Have proven leadership and management skills
* Have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work in partnership with staff, governors, parents, children and the wider community
* Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning across all three key stages
* Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
* Be resilient , creative and committed to the future success of the school
* Be an inspirational leader, manager and team player
* Be committed to the further development of all staff at every stage of their careers including trainee teachers and apprentices

In return we offer:

* A friendly and welcoming school
* Children who are enthusiastic and enjoy learning
* Staff who are fully committed to the children and the school
* A supportive and active governing body
* An abundance of resources to build for the future
* An exciting opportunity for personal development as you shape the future of the school
* Excellent job satisfaction and rewards

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

This post may require a Declaration under the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2009 including Disqualification by Association

Visits to the school are most welcome. Please contact School Business Manager, Louise Briggs (0191 433 4021) to arrange a visit.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sue Waugh (0191 4338603)

Application forms are only available via email from shelaghchoppen@gateshead.gov.uk
and must be returned to Shelagh Choppen. Please ensure you supply an email address for each of your referees.

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