Headteacher, Durham, County

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Etherley Lane Primary SchoolDurham, County
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 2, LPR 14 - 20 £54,250 - £62,863
Contract term: Permanent

Etherley Lane Primary School
Tel. No. 01388 603105

Etherley Lane requires a progressive Headteacher to help promote the ethos of learning together for a better tomorrow.

Required for 1 September 2018. The Governors seek to appoint a committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher with senior management experience.

The Headteacher will continue to develop a high quality collaborative learning community of continual school improvement, where all children will feel happy and safe and reach their full potential.

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A superb learning environment
  • Committed and supportive Governing Body
  • Wonderful children
  • A well established team of staff

Applicants will need to provide leadership of a high quality in the academic, pastoral and management fields and be able to show evidence of the successful implementation of change.

Application forms and an 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, 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: Noon on Thursday 15 March 2018

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare ofchildren. 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.


Margaret Whellans
Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services

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More about Etherley Lane Primary School
Address: Clarence Gardens, Etherley Lane, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 7RB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1388 603105