We have many amazing people working here. People who are knowledgeable, passionate and committed. Some people spend their career with us, some because they’ve found their niche, others are with us because of the opportunities to grow and develop. We want great people working for us. To get the best, we will always offer the best in terms of employment and opportunity. Diversity and inclusion are important to us - we are all individual and shaped by our personal characteristics, backgrounds, knowledge, skills and experience. We believe we provide a great place to work.

We regard the following as the five most important attributes to look to for when building our world-class team: talent; passion: attitude; aptitude: and fortitude.

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Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

Catering Assistant

Role includes the transportation and serving of food to Thropton Village 1st School
Driving licence and a car essential
Variable hours from 12.5 - 20 hours, starting on 17 hours per week
Permanent, Term time only + 4 days cleaning per year
Required to start 7th June 2021
Starting wage £7,348

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Catering Assistant to support our school catering service. The successful candidate will work across two school canteens and will need level 2 hygiene certificate which can be completed on appointment, a full clean driving licence with daily access to a vehicle with business insurance to transport food is necessary. Candidates with little or no catering experience will be considered.

Closing Date for applications: 17 May 2021

Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School is part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust which provides education in the Morpeth and Rothbury catchment. The Trust consists of seven schools across the First, Middle and High School age range. Our aim is to build upon our successes whilst valuing our heritage, to ensure that our students are well prepared to succeed in the twenty first century.

Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School is situated in the beautiful rural setting of Rothbury  on the edge of Northumberland National Park and provides for 225 children from Years 5-8.

Our school’s mission is to provide a broad, balanced and relevant education which caters for the whole child in a secure and caring Christian environment.  As individuals and as a community it is our aim to do our best and we are very proud of the high achievement of our pupils. In April 2016 Ofsted judged the school as continuing to be Good.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful candidate.

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Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

(9-13 Years Middle School, Headteacher: Mr Bryan Stewart)

Year 5 Teacher

1.0 FTE (main scale or upper pay scale)

This job is suitable for NQTs.

Applications are invited for the above post to start in September 2021. We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to build upon the excellent achievement and progress recorded at Key Stage 2 and 3.

Chantry is a large middle school with over 500 students from Years 5 to 8, situated in the town of Morpeth in Northumberland. We pride ourselves on being a fully inclusive and truly comprehensive school with high standards. Our purpose is to provide experiences to inspire, motivate and meet the needs of all learners. We encourage a lifelong love of learning to enable all to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge to become confident communicators and responsible citizens.

The school is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust. Whilst the schools within the Trust are separate with their own unique identity, there is one engaged and supportive Board of Trustees, to whom each school reports.

The Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Further details and an application form are available by accessing the job vacancies section of our website or by emailing

Teacher Recruitment Pack

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Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust Ltd

(3-9 First School, Headteacher: Mr Glen Whitehead)

Class Teacher (KS1 or KS2)

MPS-UPS Required, September 2021

Stobhillgate First School has an exciting opportunity that would appeal to a highly-skilled, motivated and enthusiastic KS1 or KS2 teacher.

Stobhillgate First School is situated in the beautiful, historic market town of Morpeth. We are a small school with a big heart and are passionate about creating innovative learning experiences for all. The schools defining principles of Excellence, Inspiration, Collaboration and Empathy are at the heart of everything we do. At Stobhillgate First School, we are passionate about developing the whole child and nurturing a love for learning.

Our school can offer you:

The successful candidate will need to have:

More information about the vacancy can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly advised. If you wish to visit please contact the school Business Manager, Fiona Ewart, either by phone: 01670 513382 or email:  All visits will take place after 15:30 to ensure we can fully adhere to Covid19 safety procedures. If you are unable to visit please contact the school to arrange a video call. 

Completed application forms are to be emailed to Fiona Ewart, School Business Manager -  The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 30th April 2021.

In the meantime, please watch our school video, visit our school website and connect with our school social media (Twitter & Facebook) to get a real flavour of life at Stobhillgate!

Teacher Recruitment Pack

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School Direct Teacher Training Primary and Secondary Vacancies

The Three Rivers Teaching School Alliance has developed a strong network of schools to deliver a dynamic School Direct teacher training programme.

Our Alliance is led by the The King Edward VI School based in Morpeth approximately 20 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne. We are an outstanding school and have a rich history and a longstanding reputation for academic excellence, and continue to be a central part of the local and regional community.

“Teachers are highly skilled and enthusiastic; they are relentless in their drive to help students to achieve their very best.” OFSTED 2014

You would become part of this long established partnership of schools that work closely together to share good practice and learn from each other. We believe passionately in the school based route into teaching and are dedicated to using our knowledge, skills and expertise to train the next generation of teachers. We are fortunate to be able to offer a wide variety of host schools. In our schools trainees feel valued and supported. They have access to a high quality training programme and engage in a wide variety of experiences. Each trainee is assigned a mentor, an expert teacher carefully selected for their ability to develop the practice of new entrants to the profession, allowing them to fulfil their potential to become outstanding practitioners.

Applications can only be made through the UCAS website. Prospective trainees need to register for the application process. Once you have registered and received your personal ID number, you will need to complete an online application.  

More information can be found on our website