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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


West Jesmond Primary, Tankerville Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3AJ.

Reception Class Teacher

MPS: £23,720 - £35,008 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience.

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

West Jesmond Primary School - Ouesburn Trust
Tankerville Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 3AJ.

Full time - required from 1 September 2019
This is a temporary contract for a period of one year with the potential for conversion to permanent status during the academic year for 2019/2020.

Are you an exciting, ambitious, creative, dynamic and outstanding
Early Years’ teacher?
If so - we may have the perfect job opportunity for you!

Due to a number of staffing changes we are in the exciting position of looking for an Early Years’ teacher with the passion and commitment to provide the very best education for our children in Foundation Stage.

You would be joining a large team of highly supportive teachers in this outstanding, very popular and dynamic school where high standards of achievement in academic, sporting and artistic success are central to our core purpose. The school achieved outstanding in all areas in our OFSTED inspection in February 2015 and we were designated as a National Teaching School by the Department for Education in 2016.

West Jesmond is a large, very successful and happy school in the heart of a vibrant and diverse community. The Leadership team and governing body are looking to appoint the very best Early Years Teacher to join our team who will make a real positive contribution to the education of our fantastic children. Currently we have 620 children on roll in three forms per year groups. We are consistently over subscribed for our 90 places in Reception each year with a waiting list.

We are very happy to welcome applications from Newly Qualified Teachers. We can offer you full support and guidance during your first year of teaching if you are newly qualified or continued professional development if you are further on in your career. Please note the pay range for this position is M1 - M6.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicants will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the CRB and be successful against a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Application forms and further details must be downloaded from our school website Please note that applicants must access all forms via the school website as they will not be available in hard copy from the school office.

Completed printed application forms and safe recruitment forms must be returned to Mr Dominic Martin, Head of School at the above address.

Opportunity to visit the school for a tour: 4pm Monday 13 May 2019
Closing Date: 4pm Thursday 16 May 2019
Shortlisting: Friday 17 May 2019
Selection Day: Thursday 23 May 2019.

Fixed Term

  16 May 2019