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Headteacher Choppington Primary School

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/03/2017 12:00
£48,711 - £56,511
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Choppington Primary School

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Closing date:
24 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

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Choppington Primary School
Eastgate, Scotland Gate, Choppington
Northumberland, NE62 5RR


Group 1 School for 106 pupils aged 2-11

Individual School Range L10 – L16 (£48,711 - £56,511 per annum)

Required for September 2017.

Due to the impending retirement of our current headteacher, governors are seeking to appoint someone who has the skill and dedication to continue the school’s development.

We need our Headteacher to:

Have a clear vision for the future of this successful school;

Be an enthusiastic, empathetic and inspiring leader with excellent communication skills;

Have a passion for inclusion and individualised learning aimed at developing the knowledge life skills and experiences of our pupils;

Provide effective leadership of the school and foster the professional development of all staff;

Have the resilience, combined with the ability to engage parents, carers and the local community in our children’s education.

A strong commitment to community engagement,

In return we offer you:

An opportunity to work with children who” have a good relationship with their teachers” (Ofsted December 2016);

The support of experienced and dedicated staff within a newly emerging team;

The opportunity for on-going personal and professional development

A strong and effective governing body, which is both supportive and challenging and wholly committed to working in partnership.

An expectation to continue work in an established collaborative partnership with local schools and share and develop good practice.

Visits to school are both expected and warmly welcomed (at 4.00pm on Thursday 16th March or Monday 20th March). Please contact Donna Stephenson, Office Manager to confirm attendance on either of those dates – telephone 01670 823197.

Choppington Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.

Application forms and further details obtainable by downloading an applicants pack and applying on line at https://www.hirewire.co.uk/LA/1053601/THW_JobBoard.aspx.
Any previous applications will be automatically considered.

Completed forms must be submitted by noon on Friday 24th March 2017. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th April 2017.

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