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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


Walkergate Community School, Sutton Street, Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4SD.

Reception Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

MPS/UPS: £23,720 - £39,406 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience.

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

Walkergate Community School
Sutton Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 4SD.

Fixed term until 31 August 2020, or until return of substantive post holder.

Walkergate Community School is a large primary school with teaching school status. We are part of Newcastle East mixed multi Academy Trust and work closely with our partner schools.

Our school motto is together we make a difference. At Walkergate Community School we are lucky enough to have a passionate workforce who all care for and respect the fantastic children of our school. We are dedicated to school improvement and we all aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children and our staff too.

The Governors of Walkergate Community School wish to appoint a full time class teacher to cover in reception at our Early Years site. The post will be a fixed term contract from September 2019.

We are looking for a dynamic and highly motivated candidate who is passionate about making a difference to the outcomes for our children.

If you are:
• An outstanding and creative classroom practitioner
• An inclusive practitioner who has knowledge and skills of working with reception aged children with diverse needs
• A skilled communicator who is able to articulate clearly to all stakeholders.

In return we can offer you:
• Strong leadership with a clear strategic direction
• Well resourced, learning environments
• Collaborative approaches to teaching and learning
• Great opportunities for professional development.

If you would like to visit the school, please contact the Early Years office. Telephone 0191 263 2411 or email

Application forms are only available via the schools website at: under the jobs heading.

Please return a hard copy of your application to our Primary school site at the above address.

Closing date is 12 noon Monday 20 May 2019.
Interviews will be Friday 7 June 2019.
If you have not been contacted by end of day on Friday 24 May 2019, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

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.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment checks.

All appointments are subject to references and successful DBS checks.

Fixed Term

  20 May 2019