Lemington Riverside Primary School, Rokeby Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8RR.

Class Teacher

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

MPS1 - UPS3: £25,714 - £41,604, 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.

Lemington Riverside Primary School

Rokeby Street

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE15 8RR.

The Governors of Lemington Riverside Primary School wish to appoint a full-time Class Teacher, initially fixed-term, from 1 September 2021 - 31 August 2022.

We are a welcoming small primary school with happy, motivated children and a dynamic, passionate and hardworking staff team. We have high expectations of ourselves and the children. The local community is highly supportive of the school.

The appointed Class Teacher will benefit from the support of a passionate Senior Leadership Team and the staff within the school. This post is suitable for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT’s).

“If you can light the spark of curiosity in a child, they will very often learn without any further assistance. Children are natural learners.” Sir Ken Robinson.

- Do you want the children you teach to develop a natural love of learning?

- Do you have a proven track record for high aspirations and ensuring that the children you teach make great progress?

- Do you want to join a school on an exciting journey?

- Do you want to work in a school where you are encouraged to be creative and think out-of-the-box?

- Do you want to work for a school that values your work-life balance, but always puts children at the heart of everything we do?

- Do you want to be given the freedom to be brave and reactive with your teaching?

If so, you might be the next person who can be proud to say that they are a member of our team at Lemington Riverside Primary School!

We are looking for an inspirational, passionate and dynamic class teacher to join our team. The successful candidate will teach our Year 1 class for 2.5 days per week and cover other classes across the school to release other teachers for PPA and leadership time.

Additional information: Application packs can be downloaded from the school website under the ‘About Us’ > ‘Job Vacancies at LRPS’ tab.

Completed applications should be accompanied by a covering letter and sent electronically directly to Mr. Craig Heeley, Head Teacher, via email (

Closing date for applications is Friday 14 May at 12 noon.

Shortlisting will take place on Monday 17 May.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to take part in a range of selection activities and a formal interview all day on Monday 24 May.

Lemington Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, pre-interview references and an enhanced DBS check.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

14 May 2021

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