Otterburn Primary School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE19 1JF

This job expired on 6 October 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    6 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L6 - L12

Headteacher job summary

The Governors are looking to appoint a Headteacher at Otterburn Primary School to lead and develop the school all the way from nursery to Year 6.

We are looking for an exemplary classroom practitioner, someone who can lead, motivate and inspire our dedicated staff. 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 within our school community and excellence in the classroom.

This post has a flexible teaching commitment according to the needs of the school.

We are looking for:

● A driven, experienced teacher who can work as part of a close-knit team but also independently when required

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

● Experience, or an awareness of, the challenges that mixed age classes, and small year group can bring

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

In return we can offer:

● The committed support of Governors, local authority, 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

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Supporting documents

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About Otterburn Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
60 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

What is special about Otterburn Primary School:

● 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.

● We place a high importance on forming strong relationships, so that every teacher knows every child in every year.

Arranging a visit to Otterburn Primary School

We would welcome potential candidates to visit the school. Please contact admin@otterburn.northumberland.sch.uk to arrange.

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