Deputy Head Teacher – Burnhope Primary School

Deputy Headteacher – L1-L6 – £47,185 – £53,380 pa to start as soon as possible

Burnhope Primary School prides itself on its friendly, nurturing, and supportive atmosphere where children and staff are encouraged to achieve highly and to reach their full potential.

The school is proud of its good Ofsted outcome (2019). To help us to continue on this positive journey, we are seeking to appoint a committed and dedicated experienced leader, who is exceptional in the classroom and can model outstanding pedagogy.

For more information about the role, please speak with Mrs Lisa Bryson (Headteacher), or to arrange a visit to the school, please telephone Miss Tina Haddow (Office Manager) on 01207 520243 or email her

Candidate information packs are available from Stanley Learning Partnership Current Vacancies Completed application forms should be emailed to

The Trust is looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic, and passionate Deputy Headteacher to work at Burnhope Primary School – a happy and thriving village school, which lies at the heart of its community.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a successful, proven track record in raising standards and outcomes for children, irrespective of their background or starting point. The Deputy Headteacher will work closely with the Headteacher to help to ensure the highest standard of teaching and learning, range of opportunities and standard of attainment for all pupils is maintained. To achieve this, you will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to inspire and motivate staff to be the best they can be.

The successful applicant will have the benefit of working with a wider network of like-minded senior leaders across the MAT – sharing best practice and driving forward continuous improvement.

Closing date for applications is Midday, Thursday 13 June 2024

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 14 June 2024

Interviews will take place either Wednesday 26 or Thursday 27 June 2024

SLP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

In line with the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education, the Trust will conduct an online search as part of their due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Information Pack 

Application Form