Head Teacher, Gateshead

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Rowlands Gill Community Primary SchoolGateshead

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L17- L23 - £59,265 - £68,667
Contract term: Permanent

Rowlands Gill Community Primary School - Care, Wellbeing and Learning

Rowlands Gill Primary School is at the heart of a supportive rural community in the West of Gateshead. The school has a happy, positive, friendly and inclusive atmosphere with an ethos based on equality, high expectations and treating everyone with respect and dignity.

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a dynamic and determined Headteacher with the ability and vision to quickly build on the positive features of the school and lead it confidently into the future.

We are looking for a Headteacher who:

  • Has proven management and leadership skills.
  • Will be approachable and visible, have excellent communication skills and will work collaboratively with governors, staff, parents and the community.
  • Will create a highly effective team who have high expectations of themselves and the children they teach.
  • Is innovative, organised and passionate about raising educational standards, achievement and aspiration.
  • Is able to manage change effectively and sensitively.
  • Has an understanding of financial management and planning in relation to school budgets.
  • Is committed to motivating each and every child to achieve their full potential.

If successful you will be required to apply for an enhanced Disclosure.

The closing date for applications is noon on 15th March 2019.
Shortlisting will take place on 19th March 2019.
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 26th March and Wednesday 27th March 2019.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the post, please contact Melanie Maitland on 0191 433 8622.

You are encouraged to come for an informal visit to the school which will take place on 27th February 09:30 and 6th March 13:30. Please contact Eileen Elliott (School Business Manager) on 01207 549359 or at eileenelliott@gateshead.gov.uk to book a place.

Application forms only available via email from shelaghchoppen@gateshead.gov.uk or telephone 0191 433 2960.

Will you please supply an email address for each of your Referees.



More about Rowlands Gill Community Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dominines Close, Rowlands Gill, Tyne and Wear, NE39 2PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1207 549359