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Head Teacher (Toner Avenue Primary School)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/09/2021 12:00
ISR L20 – L26 (£67,364 - £78,025)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Toner Avenue Primary School, Johnston Avenue, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, NE31 2PG
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Job details 

Closing date:
23 Sep

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Head Teacher

Toner Avenue Primary School, Johnston Avenue, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, NE31 2PG

ISR L20 – L26 (£67,364 - £78,025)
Number on Roll: 366 (28 Nursery)

The Governors of Toner Avenue Primary School are seeking to appoint an exceptional and committed Head teacher. This is an exciting opportunity for a leader with the resilience, vision and inspiration to accelerate our journey of improvement. Toner Avenue is a vibrant and popular school at the heart of our community. The school moved into a new purpose-built building in September 2019.

The ideal candidate will:
• Inspire, enthuse, motivate and challenge staff and pupils to raise achievement at all levels.
• Have a strong track record in raising standards across the primary phase.
• Have experience in a senior leadership role and be able to undertake ambitious challenges and projects to further strengthen and improve the school.
• Demonstrate success in implementing an ambitious curriculum, which enables all pupils to be successful and achieve well.
• Have proven ability in building a strong and cohesive team of staff.
• Think and act strategically, whilst having a clear vision for continued success.
• Work closely and effectively with the school’s Governing Board to secure the best outcomes for all pupils.
• Be committed to further developing and building on existing partnerships with parents, families and the wider community.
• Encourage and enable the development of staff through high expectations, empowerment and support.
In return we offer:

• A friendly and welcoming school with fantastic facilities.
• Children who are enthusiastic and enjoy learning.
• A supportive and committed Governing Board.
• An exciting opportunity to work with governors, students, parents and staff to shape the future of the school.
• A supportive school community.

Visits to our school are welcomed, please contact George Bone, MBE, Chair of the Governing Board via the school office – Tel: (0191) 4202588.

Closing date: Noon, Thursday 23 September 2021

Lesson observation task and interviews will take place on: 19 October 2021 / 20 October 2021

To start January 2022 or as soon as possible, subject to contractual commitments.

The Governing Board and South Tyneside Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

To apply for this post please download and complete the application form which is saved in “Supporting Documents” and return this to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk

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