Dinnington First School, Sycamore Avenue, Dinnington, Newcastle upon Tyne NE13 7JY

Class Teacher (3 posts)

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



Full time

£25,714.00 - £41,604.00 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.

Dinnington First School

Sycamore Avenue


Newcastle upon Tyne

NE13 7JY.

The posts will be in Early Years, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 (depending on the experience of the successful candidate) and will be fixed term for one year initially with the possibility of extension.

Due to increasing pupil numbers, the school requires inspiring and talented teachers to join our team from September 2021.

The successful candidate must be:

• A skilled and effective teacher with enthusiasm and drive

• Committed to working alongside a supportive and dynamic team to continue to raise standards and achievement.

• Has experience of delivering a creative curriculum.

• Have high expectations in all areas of school life.

• Possesses excellent communication skills.

• Is well organised, highly motivated and flexible when working independently or as part of a team.

In return we can offer you a teaching post in a ‘good’ school with brand new facilities, enthusiastic pupils, a friendly, supportive and dynamic team and strong parent and community links.

Applications are welcome from both newly qualified and experienced teachers.

Please make explicit within your application:

•your teaching experiences from previous posts by year group,

•the duration of your teaching experiences,

•current teaching observation judgements,

•any experience or special interest in subject leadership,

•any teaching practices for Newly Qualified Teachers. (Newly Qualified Teachers are encouraged to include their placement reports).

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly 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 DBS and a range of other recruitment checks including a ‘childcare disqualification’ form.

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 details are available on the school website:


Tel: 01661 822457

Please email the admin address above to state which of the following visits you would like to attend.

27th and 29th April 2021 at 1-1.30pm, 2-2.30pm or 4-4.30pm. (Please note that these will be in small groups to ensure social distancing can be maintained at all times).

Closing Date: Thursday 20th May, 2021, at 12 noon

Please note that all applications must be received by post or by hand delivery. We do not accept applications by email.

Shortlisting: Friday 21st May, 2021

Observations and Interviews: Week Commencing 14th June, 2021

Fixed Term

Closing date:

20 May 2021

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