Hotspur Primary School

Mowbray Street, Heaton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE6 5PA

0191 276 2762

Deputy Head

From 1st January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

Permanent Full-Time

Leadership Range L10-L14 £52,723 - £58,135 per annum

Hotspur is a vibrant two-form entry primary school in Heaton that serves a richly diverse community. We are passionate about enabling children to become rounded, confident and happy individuals. As a school we aim to provide a rich and varied curriculum that:

  • develops a love of learning
  • ensures high standards in English and maths
  • is balanced between tightly structured and creative learning
  • helps children to discover what they are good at and what they enjoy doing
  • nurtures inquisitive minds that are open to new ideas
  • promotes equality and diversity

Following the promotion of our Deputy Head to Headteacher, we are looking to appoint an exceptional teacher and dynamic leader to join our team who:

  • is passionate about making a transformational difference to the lives of children
  • reflects constantly on their teaching and children’s learning and can use this to help others to develop as teachers
  • has the highest expectations of themselves and all children
  • can turn ambitious strategic aspirations into clear, measurable and manageable plans
  • can work successfully and collaboratively with a variety of professionals, families and the wider community to ensure great outcomes for all children

Prospective candidates are encouraged to visit the school between 2nd–10th November. Please contact to arrange this – or to arrange a phone conversation if there are exceptional circumstances that prevent a visit. Further information will be provided during the visit that will help you to make a formal application by noon on Thursday 12th November.


Opportunity to visit school

Monday 2nd - Tuesday 10th November 2020

Closing Date for applications   

Noon Thursday 12th November 2020


Friday 13th November 2020


Wednesday 25th November 2020


 Hotspur DH Job Description.pdfDownload
 Hotspur DH Person Specification.pdfDownload
 Hotspur Application Form.docxDownload
 Safe Recruitment Form.docDownload
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