Teacher, Durham

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Newker Primary SchoolDurham
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Start date: 1 May 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £51,639 - £57,077
Contract term: Permanent


The Governors seek to appoint a committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher with senior management experience.

Newker Primary School empowers children to be enthusiastic, independent, creative and resilient learners. We are a popular school offering a safe, nurturing environment in which all children have the opportunity to learn through our broad, balanced and exciting curriculum. The positive learning environment at our school encourages and develops confident, articulate young people who are well prepared for the next stage in their education. In return the school will offer the successful candidate a warm welcome, opportunities for continual professional development and children who are delightful and enthusiastic learners

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: Friday 19 January 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.

Visits to school would be actively encouraged.


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More about Newker Primary School
Address: Waldridge Road, Chester le Street, Durham, DH2 3AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 3887099