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Headteacher - Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School - Required September 2017

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/04/2017 12:00
£46335 to £51127
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Schools - Teaching
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Job details 

Closing date:
4 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School develops confident, responsible and successful individuals who learn together through love, forgiveness and friendship. The school is an inclusive community, providing outdoor and indoor education of the highest quality. The school will preserve and develop its religious character in partnership with the Church of England at parish and diocesan level.

Salary: Group 1, LPR 8 to 12

Due to the retirement of our Headteacher, the Governing Body of this newly formed Primary School seek to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Headteacher to lead and be part of a committed staff team. Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School is a small rural church school situated in the heart of Northumberland.

You will embrace the opportunity and challenge of leading our school forward in its next stage of development and share our drive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all our pupils.

You will:
- Be passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and families in our school
- Have excellent leadership skills and experience along with an ability to inspire and a belief in working as part of a team
- Be ambitious for all our children – have high expectations in teaching, learning behaviour and attitudes
- Understand the significance of a curriculum which provides opportunities and experiences that enable all children to succeed
- Have an outward looking approach – know how to negotiate the changing educational landscape and keep us at the cutting edge

We offer:
- Inspirational children
- A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team
- A committed and supportive Governing Body
- A local community with the school at its heart

There will be a teaching commitment required as part of this post.

Warkworth Church of England Aided 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.

Interested candidates are invited to visit the school prior to submitting their application. Please contact our Business Manager Denise Gibson on 01665711369 or admin@warkworth.northumberland.sch.uk or further information.

You will find an applicant pack containing further information about the post together with the application form on our website. If you prefer, a copy of this information can either be e-mailed or posted to you, please contact the School office

To apply please download and complete the local authority application form from our website. Please submit your application with a well-structured and concise supporting letter, demonstrating evidence of impact on attainment and progress in a school you have worked in that has resulted in sustained improvement in pupil achievement. Please ensure that your application form addresses all of the aspects of the person specification.

Please include the details of three referees (one of whom should be your current employer), including name, nature of your relationship, position and contact details (including email address).

If you wish the Governors to give particular consideration to your application on grounds of your religious commitment, please enter the name and address of your parish priest or minister who may be asked for a reference. References will not be taken up without prior consent

Your application should be emailed to admin@warkworth.northumberland.sch.uk by 12 noon on Tuesday, 4th April 2017. Final stage assessment, interview and selection will be held on Thursday, 4th May 2017.

Please note the person appointed will be employed by the Governing Body of the school, not Northumberland County Council.

Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School
Guilden Road
NE65 0TJ
Tel 01665 711369

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