Deputy Headteacher, Durham, County

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Nettlesworth Primary SchoolDurham, County
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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Group 1, LPR £39,374 - £43,454 (points 1 to 5)
Contract term: Permanent

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

The successful candidate will be able to:-

  • Continue to develop the pride and reputation of the school within the local community.
  • Continue to lead the school team in its drive towards maintaining excellence through the enriched curriculum including awards and accreditation.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and be a genuine team player who will continue to develop the nurturing ethos of our family school, within a safe learning environment.
  • Continue the school along its path of high achievement for all pupils.

In return we can offer:-

  • A family ethos where every single person within the school is valued.
  • A dynamic and supportive Governing Body
  • An enthusiastic, supportive and hardworking staff team who are motivated to implement changes as they drive the school forward.
  • Strong community links

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

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: Friday 27 April 2018 at 12 noon.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  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 Nettlesworth Primary School
Address: Front Street, Nettlesworth, County Durham, DH2 3PF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 3710444