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


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



Part time

£25,714 - £41,604 (actual salary £15,433 - £24,970), per annum depending on the 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

Telephone: 01661 822457

Fixed term until August 31st 2023, in the first instance.

Monday,Tuesday and Thursday

19.47 hours per week as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions document

Are you a creative and dynamic practitioner with a passion for education?

Are you flexible and adaptable to meet the needs of all learners?

Are you able to demonstrate a range of engaging teaching strategies to promote aspirational outcomes for all?

Do you have high expectations of yourself and the pupils that you work with?

Are you able to work effectively in a partnership, as a member of a key stage team and be an integral part of our school family?

Are you able to contribute towards our inclusive, vibrant and aspirational curriculum offer?

Do you have excellent knowledge of synthetic phonics and the teaching of early reading and writing?

Do you place ‘Cultural Capital’ and creative practice at the heart of your provision and understand how they can enhance and enrich learning experiences for children?

Are you willing to take part in all areas of school life?

Do you possess excellent subject knowledge, communication and organisational skills?

Would you like to be part of our school’s journey as we continue to develop and grow?

We are looking for a part-time / job share class teacher to join our successful team of passionate educators in school. This post is temporary from October 31st 2022 until August 31st 2023 in the first instance. Newly qualified, recently qualified and more experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

Dinnington First School is a popular two-form entry first school serving the Gosforth community. We are a valued member of ‘The Gosforth Schools Trust’ and we work closely with all of our neighbouring first and middle schools in order to learn from each other and keep developing together through shared support and collaboration.

At Dinnington First School our vision is: ‘Learn, Enjoy, Succeed Together’

A community that works hard and supports each other to be the best that we can be.

Our Dinnington R.O.C.K.S values (Resilience, Open to New Experiences, Community, Kindness and Success) are at the heart of everything that we do in school.

If you are a dynamic, passionate teacher, who is creative, ambitious and embraces innovation, then you may be who we are looking for. If you have high expectations across all areas of school life which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils of all abilities and wholly believe in promoting our values and ethos to the wider school community, we would love for you to come and join our team!

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a range of recruitment checks and to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults and 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 will be shortlisting on Monday 10th October and contacting these candidates to inform them about the interview process and any associated tasks. A tour of the school will form part of the interview process for successful shortlisted candidates. Interviews will be conducted following strict guidance and COVID-19 safety measures which are advocated by Public Health England at the time of the visit.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school website://

Completed applications should be accompanied by a covering letter and safer recruitment form and sent electronically to the Head Teacher, Caroline Ash

Please note that we will not be accepting any hard copy application forms.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th October 2022 at 12.00 noon.

Teaching observations will be carried out on Monday 17th October and Tuesday 18th October. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 19th October 2022.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

7 October 2022

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