Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School develops confident, responsible and successful individuals who learn together through love, forgiveness and friendship. The school is an inclusive community, providing outdoor and indoor education of the highest quality. The school will preserve and develop its religious character in partnership with the Church of England at parish and diocesan level.

Salary: Group 1, LPR 6 to 12 (£44,102 to £51,127)

Due to the retirement of our Headteacher, the Governing Body of this newly formed Primary School seek to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Headteacher to lead and be part of a committed staff team. Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School is a small rural church school situated in the heart of Northumberland.

You will embrace the opportunity and challenge of leading our school forward in its next stage of development and share our drive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all our pupils.

You will:
- Be passionate about making a difference to the lives of children and families in our school
- Have excellent leadership skills and experience along with an ability to inspire and a belief in working as part of a team
- Be ambitious for all our children – have high expectations in teaching, learning behaviour and attitudes
- Understand the significance of a curriculum which provides opportunities and experiences that enable all children to succeed
- Have an outward looking approach – know how to negotiate the changing educational landscape and keep us at the cutting edge

We offer:
- Inspirational children
- A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team
- A committed and supportive Governing Body
- A local community with the school at its heart

There will be a teaching commitment required as part of this post.

Warkworth Church of England Aided Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this post.

The employer for this post is the Governing Body of the school, not Northumberland County Council.

Interested candidates are invited to visit the school prior to submitting their application. Please contact our Business Manager Denise Gibson on 01665711369 or for further information. 

You will find an applicant pack containing further information about the post together with the application form available to download from this website. If you prefer, a copy of this information can either be e-mailed or posted to you. Please contact the School office 

To apply please download and complete the application form from this website. 
Please submit your application with a well-structured and concise supporting letter, demonstrating evidence of impact on attainment and progress in a school you have worked in that has resulted in sustained improvement in pupil achievement. Please ensure that your application form addresses all of the aspects of the person specification.

Please include the details of three referees (one of whom should be your current employer), including name, nature of your relationship, position and contact details (including email address). If you wish the Governors to give particular consideration to your application on grounds of your religious commitment, please enter the name and address of your parish priest or minister who may be asked for a reference. 

Your application should be emailed to by 12 noon on 2nd March 2017. Final stage assessment, interview and selection will be held on 16th March 2017.

Warkworth C of E Primary School
Guilden Road
NE65 0TJ
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