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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


Kenton Bar Primary School, Ryal Walk, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3YF.

Teacher (KS1 or KS2)

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

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

SMART Multi Academy Trust
Kenton Bar Primary School
Ryal Walk
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3YF.

The year group is to be determined following appointment
Full time - initially for one year.

The Board of Trustees of SMART Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint either a KS1 or KS2 teacher for Kenton Bar Primary School. At Kenton Bar Primary School, we believe that learning should be a rewarding, enjoyable and inspiring experience for everyone. To achieve this, we constantly strive to deliver teaching that is based on a broad balanced curriculum that is also creative. We do this in an environment where children are valued, successes celebrated and all are empowered to take responsibility and aspire to be the very best they can be. If you provide high quality teaching and have a natural enthusiasm for improving the life chances of our children, this could be the job for you.

The successful applicant will be a teacher who:
• Can plan and provide inspirational, contemporary and relevant learning experiences
• Demonstrates outstanding, classroom practice
• Has high expectations of themselves and their children
• Is highly motivated and skilled at monitoring and target setting to enhance and accelerate children’s learning
• Makes learning real, in order to unlock student engagement, stimulate curiosity, provide deeper thinking and a passion for learning
• Has curriculum expertise and confidence and can offer a specialism
• Is committed to developing and sustaining excellent relationships across the whole school community
• Has excellent communication and organisational skills
• Is fully committed to achievement, enjoyment and inclusion
• Thrives on challenge and implementing change to meet our shared school vision.

Visits to the school would be welcomed on Monday 20 or Tuesday 21 May from 4:30pm onwards or an alternative date by prior arrangement.

For an application pack please contact:

Completed Application Form, Safe Recruitment Form, and Privacy Notice Declaration together with a brief covering letter outlining your experience to date and areas of curriculum interest/strength should be emailed to: or posted to: Mrs Prianka Jaidka, School Business Manager, at the above address and marked Private and Confidential.

Closing date and shortlisting: Thursday 23 May 12 noon.
Interview process: Teaching observations w/b 3 June and formal interviews Friday 7 June.

SMART Multi Academy Trust 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 satisfy a range of pre-employment checks.

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

SMART Multi Academy Trust is an exempt charity and company limited by guarantee registered in England with company number 10257723. The company's registered office is Wyndham Primary School, Montagu Avenue, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 4SB.

Fixed Term

  23 May 2019