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Job details
Employer Sedgefield Community College
Location Durham
Salary MPS/UPS with TLR2b
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 (or sooner)

Would you like to progress your career in a school that is consistently one of the very highest performing in the North East? Where student behaviour is described by OFSTED as ‘impeccable’? Would you also like to work in a fantastic, newly built school, set in one of Durham’s most scenic areas? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’ then Sedgefield Community College could be right for you.

We welcome applications from teachers who have both a track record of securing outstanding student performance, alongside consistently good / outstanding teaching. Whilst some leadership experience is desirable it is not essential, it is however essential that the successful applicant can demonstrate the drive, pragmatism and organisational skills to ensure all students make outstanding progress regardless of barriers.

We believe that this vacancy offers a rare and exciting opportunity to join a driven, dynamic and forward thinking leadership team who will provide the ideal environment for an ambitious, energetic professional to develop and grow further as an outstanding leader.

Applicants should complete an application form and indicate through a letter (no more than two sides of A4) how their experience to date has prepared them for this role and how they would ensure future success.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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.

Application materials can be downloaded from the vacancies section of the school website Completed applications are to be returned to The Headteacher, Dave Davies, welcomes informal discussion; please phone should you wish to speak to him.

The closing date for applications is: Monday 5th December 2016 (12 noon)
Interviews to be held on: Week commencing 5th December 2016

About the employer

Information about Sedgefield Community College
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

Hawthorn Road
County Durham
TS21 3DD
United Kingdom
+44 1740 625334