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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L1- L3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Lead Teaching and Learning, using the latest evidence-informed research.
  • Foster strong relationships with the whole school community, whilst positively promoting our school in the wider community
  • Lead our school family by example in pursuing our distinctive Christian ethos
  • Demonstrate approachable, collaborative and well-organised leadership

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming school with caring, enthusiastic children who are keen to learn and are supported by their parents and the dedicated Local Governing Body
  • An inclusive school committed to the needs of all children
  • Strong support from the Good Shepherd Trust, with excellent opportunities for your continued professional development, as part of likeminded schools
  • A Dedicated, skilled, mutually supportive staff team committed to caring and developing each child
  • The support of an experienced Executive Headteacher
  • A school situated in a beautiful location, above the village of Whitfield in the West Allendale valley, less than 15 minutes from the A69 and only 20 minutes from the regional centre of Hexham .

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@whitfieldprimary.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Whitfield CofE Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
23 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

We are a Church of England Primary School in a delightful rural setting.

On the 1st September 2017 we became the first school in Northumberland to join the The Good Shepherd Multi Academy Trust. We are excited to develop learning at Whitfield with the support of our partner schools and the trust.

We are fortunate to be part of a strong community and are committed to serving the surrounding area by providing the best possible education for our children in partnership with one another.
Our class sizes are small and the family ethos of our school is underpinned by our Christian values of Creativity, Trust, Courage, Justice, Wisdom and Thankfulness

Arranging a visit to Whitfield CofE Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@whitfieldprimary.uk.

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