Ravenswood Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5TU

Deputy Headteacher

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

£53,760 – £59,280 per annum

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Ravenswood Primary School

Ravenswood Road


Newcastle upon Tyne

NE6 5TU.

Required January 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The Governors of Ravenswood Primary School in Newcastle are looking for an outstanding primary teacher to join our excellent staff team and take on the role as Deputy Headteacher. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join our wonderful school and have a positive impact on its immediate and long term future. The school is looking for someone with experience of all phases of primary education and experience of leadership in a primary school. The post will be a permanent appointment. The successful candidate will need to be able to build strong and supportive working relationships with pupils, staff, governors and parents and nurture a love of learning in our pupils.

Ravenswood Primary School is a community whose purpose is learning. Outstanding relationships are built between all members of the School community and these promote excellent behaviour and educational success. We are a large primary school with a Nursery and three form entry throughout Reception and Key Stages 1 and 2. We have a wonderful diversity of pupils and incredibly supportive parents and carers. We have extensive grounds and a thriving extra-curricular provision.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website, collected from the school office or requested by contacting

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon, Friday 30th October.

Those candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by Friday 6th November.

Interviews will take place in the week beginning 23rd November.

Shortlisted candidates will be given a tour of the school before the interview day.


Closing date:

30 October 2020

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