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   Deputy Headteacher 

Jesmond Gardens


  Salary Range:  L10 – L14


Required for September 2018


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented individual to support the leadership and development of our school. The successful candidate will work within a fully inclusive school alongside a dedicated and committed staff to build on the considerable and continued successes of the school. The successful candidate will also hold responsibility to oversee Inclusion across the school.


The successful candidate will be someone who;


  • Passionately cares about children’s learning and development
  • Has excellent leadership, managerial and interpersonal skills
  • Has a strong commitment to maintaining and further developing high standards of teaching and learning and continue to raise standards
  • Can motivate the whole school community
  • Can uphold and continue to strengthen the vision and values of our school
  • Has the ability and vision to promote Inclusion across the school


In return Stranton Academy Trust and Jesmond Gardens Primary School can offer you;


  • A dedicated and committed whole staff team
  • A school of co-operative and collaborative children with “Pupils who are outgoing, cheerful and friendly with good manners and respect for each other and all adults” (Ofsted 2016)
  • A school with a very positive ethos that permeates thought the school and a shared commitment to improve
  • A school that is financially secure
  • Collaborative and close working relationships with two other Primary schools that for the Stranton Academy Trust



Stranton Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding of young people. All appointments made are subject to enhanced safeguarding procedures as outlined in the DfE ‘Keeping children safe in Education. Successful candidate’s will receive an enhanced DBS check and will need to provide information in relation to Disqualification by Association guidelines



Closing date:  Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Shortlisting date: Thursday 3rd May 2018

Interview Dates: Wednesday 9th May 2018


Application packs are available from and returnable to Miss Gill Lawson, HR Manager via e-mail  


Should you wish to discuss this position further or have any questions please contact Mr Phil Pritchard, Headteacher Jesmond Gardens Primary School.