Stocksfield Avenue Primary School, St Cuthbert’s Road, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2DQ.

Deputy Head Teacher

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

L11 - L15: £54,091 - £59,581 per annum.

This school has Academy status and is part of the SMART Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

SMART Multi Academy Trust

Stocksfield Avenue Primary School

St Cuthbert’s Road


Newcastle upon Tyne

NE5 2DQ.

From 1 September 2021.

The Board of Trustees of SMART Multi Academy are seeking to appoint a Deputy Head Teacher to support in the leadership of Stocksfield Avenue Primary School.

Stocksfield Avenue Primary School is a popular and oversubscribed two-form entry school in the west end of Newcastle. The school benefits from excellent facilities such as music provision and extensive school grounds. The school was rated as ‘good’ in the latest Ofsted inspection, 2019. This is an exciting and varied role in a very successful and happy school in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community.

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic educationalist to join the senior leadership team and work closely with the newly appointed Headteacher and Local Governing Board in the day-to day running of the school. Candidates must have a proven ability as an outstanding teacher; show a strong commitment to high standards and excellence, coupled with the ability to implement key strategies around behaviour, school improvement and leadership.

Candidates must be adaptable to the needs of the school, be positively task and solution focused and be a creative and innovative leader. Covid secure in-person visits are encouraged. Please contact the school to arrange.

Please download an application pack from the following link: or

If required, a hard copy application pack can be obtained by emailing:, or from the school office.

Completed Application Form and Safe Recruitment Form should be emailed to: or hand delivered to: Mrs Caroline Hopkinson, School Business Manager, Stocksfield Avenue Primary School, St Cuthbert’s Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 2DQ marked Private and Confidential.

We would not recommend postal applications at this time.

SMART Multi Academy Trust is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; upholding the DfE ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ documentation.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and satisfy a range of pre-employment checks.

Closing Date: 12pm Monday 19 April

Shortlisting: Tuesday 20 April

Observation in candidate’s school 22 - 23 April

Interviews: 28 - 29 April.

Please note for all shortlisted candidates, written references will be immediately taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage.


Closing date:

19 April 2021

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