This job expired on 27 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L6 to L12

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A driven, experienced leader who can work as part of our close knit team but also independently when required.

  • A leader who can build relationships with staff, governors and within the wider local community.

  • Experience of early years teaching and learning, including 2 year olds.

  • Experience, or an awareness of, the challenges that mixed age classes, and small mixed year groups teaching can bring.

  • Someone who is as capable of inspiring all children in the classroom as they are at managing a budget and strategically steering the school forward.

  • A leader who is skilled in monitoring and evaluating standards of attainment, learning and teaching and is able to create clear and robust action plans to ensure that all children reach their highest potential, including those with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

  • Someone with a passion for learning in the outdoors and embraces it as a significant part of the whole school curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

  • The committed support of governors, improvement partner, and the community.

  • A school that is always looking to improve.

  • A commitment to your continued professional development and that of your staff.

  • A community that is open to change that improves the quality of education for our children and the lives of everyone within it.

  • The enthusiasm of our wonderful children and their families.

  • An amazing learning environment, with a well-equipped building and beautiful grounds that support teaching and learning both indoors and out.

Further details about the role

We are looking to appoint a teaching headteacher at Branton Community Primary School and Breamish Valley Community Nursery (minimum of 0.72 teaching commitment with flexibility according to the needs of the school), to lead and further develop the school in the current educational climate, including possible changes to the status of the school.

We are looking for an exemplary classroom practitioner, someone who can lead, motivate and inspire our dedicated staff team. We need a strong team player who will challenge and encourage, and expect to be challenged and supported by governors. Your high expectations should be clearly understood and consistently implemented, with a keen focus on the quality of relationships and excellence in the classroom, in our school community which is ambitious to grow.

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About Branton Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
16 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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We are set in a beautiful rural village location in Northumberland, that provides opportunities for a unique educational experience.

The children enjoy their time at school and thrive on the experiences they have with their teachers and support staff.

We place a high importance on forming strong relationships, so that every staff member knows every child in every year group.

Arranging a visit to Branton Community Primary School

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

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