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Headteacher - Richard Avenue Primary School

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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2021 12:00
£64,143 - £74,295
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Employment Location:
Richard Avenue Primary School
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Oct

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Richard Avenue Primary School
Hurstwood Road, Sunderland, SR4 7LQ
Tel: 0191 5007990
website: https://richardavenue.co.uk
Acting Headteacher: Lindsey Walker
N.O.R: 413
Applications are invited for the position of Headteacher
Required: January 2022 (or as soon as possible, subject to contractual commitments)
ISR Group 3: L18-24, £64,143 - £74,295

Richard Avenue Primary School is a vibrant, diverse, multicultural primary school which sits in the heart of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear.
The Governing body are seeking to appoint an inspirational Headteacher who can lead a team to deliver a high quality, inclusive education in a safe and nurturing environment.
Our new Headteacher will be:
• An effective communicator with staff, parents/carers, and the wider community – someone who can face challenges and ensure that the best outcomes are achieved.
• Skilled in monitoring and evaluating standards of attainment, teaching, and learning and be able to create clear action plans to ensure that all children reach their highest potential.
• Able to lead an inclusive culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all staff and pupils and who understands the importance of providing broad and balanced opportunities to develop the whole child.
• An outstanding primary practitioner with a track record of professional and inspirational leadership and management, leading to high quality education, by effectively managing teaching and learning.
• Able to make decisions and work on their own initiative whilst recognising the need to delegate and trust colleagues to maximise effectiveness.

We can offer you:

• The opportunity to work in a diverse, multicultural school where diversity is celebrated.
• Enthusiastic, hardworking pupils who are eager to learn.
• A highly supportive Governing body who values strong links with the local community.
• A committed staff team who works well together and who are keen to continue to provide the very best opportunities for children.

How to apply:
Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.
Application packs are available to download from NE Jobs or by contacting the HR team at Together for Children hradmin@togetherforchildren.org.uk
Please return completed applications to hradmin@togetherforchildren.org.uk
• The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 15th October.
• Short listing will be held on Thursday 21st October.
• Interviews will be held on Wednesday 3rd November.
If you do not hear anything within 6 weeks of the shortlisting date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion or belief.
The Governing Body of Richard Avenue Primary School and Sunderland City Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. The Headteacher is expected to share this commitment and must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard them. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants will be subject to appropriate background checks and vetting including an enhanced DBS check and checks against the children’s barred list.
At minimum of two references are required prior to the commencement of employment. Additional references may be requested.

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