Teacher of Year 5, Morpeth, Northumberland

Closing date:

Chantry Middle SchoolMorpeth, Northumberland
Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS-UPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

Chantry Middle School, Morpeth, NE61 1RQ

(9-13 Years Middle School, Executive Headteacher: Mr Simon Taylor)


Full time temporary post (main scale or upper pay scale) for one year in the first instance.

“ Pupils make strong progress in Years 5 & 6 as a result of good teaching. Pupils say they enjoy school and are safe. There are good systems to support pupils’ wellbeing, Pupils, parents and carers are very positive about the wide range of extra curricular activities provided by the school. All aspects of pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development are promoted well”.     OFSTED, November 2017. 

Applications are invited for the above post, to start in September 2018, for one year in the first instance. This vacancy has arisen due to the current postholder taking up a new post in one of our partnership schools. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and experienced teacher to join our strong Year 5 team and to play a key role in supporting its ongoing development. The successful applicant will be able to teach a variety of subjects across Year 5 and the ability to, or willingness to teach Mathematics across the school, would be advantageous. 

Chantry is a large middle school with over 520 students from Years 5 - 8, situated in the town of Morpeth in Northumberland. We pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school built on traditional principles and with very high standards. Our purpose is to show each individual that they matter and will be valued for their contribution to the world in which they live. We provide learning and enriching experiences to inspire, motivate, stretch and meet the needs of all learners. 

The school is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust, with Abbeyfields First School, Newminster Middle School and The King Edward VI High School. Whilst the schools are separate with their own unique identity, there is one engaged and supportive Board of Directors, to whom each school reports.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Further details and an application form are available by accessing the vacancies section of our website (http://chantry.the3rivers.net/) or by emailing sarah.hall@newminster.the3rivers.net  

Closing date is Wednesday 21st March at 12 noon

Shortlisting will take place on that afternoon and interviews are scheduled to take place the following week.

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More about Chantry Middle School
Address: Mitford Road, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 1RQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670 512874