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Job details
Employer Dene Community School
Location Durham
Salary Group 5, I.S.R. L25 – L31
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1 January 2017 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Salary: Group 5, I.S.R. L25 – L31
N.O.R. 589

The Governors seek to appoint an inspirational Headteacher who has the vision and passion to continue the schools’ rapid progression. We are looking for someone who: has an absolute commitment to raising standards; believes that all children can achieve, fulfil and develop their potential; possesses the enthusiasm, energy and dedication to lead our school to further success; is passionate about raising achievement and will have the personal qualities and skills to change young people's lives for the better; will lead the school and its community with inspiration and creativity into its next stage of development. Perspective candidates who wish to visit the school are requested to contact the school office (Mrs L Mason) to organise a visit.

Application forms and an information pack are available from and returnable to

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 2 December 2016 at 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
Interim Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services

About the employer

Information about Dene Community School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Manor Way
County Durham
United Kingdom
+44 191 5180119