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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Teacher of History (MPS) (maternity cover)

The King Edward VI School

(13-19 High School, Headteacher: Clare Savage)

Part of The Three Rivers Leaning Trust

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher from February 2020. This will be a full time role to cover a maternity leave. The post would suit an NQT or a more experienced colleague. We have a thriving history department with a very large uptake at both GCSE and A Level.  The successful applicant will be able to teach History across the full age and ability range up to Key Stage 5.

This role will provide significant professional development, academic challenge and the opportunity to work within a vibrant learning community. 

In May 2014 Ofsted judged the school to be outstanding in all categories. As a designated teaching school, we provide high-quality professional development, supporting induction, teaching, leadership and wellbeing. 

Our school 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.

Please visit The King Edward VI School website for further details about this post (  

Closing date: 12 noon on 26 November 2019

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Teaching Assistant

Chantry Middle School

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

Part of The Three Rivers Leaning Trust

Teaching Assistant 28.75 hours per week, term time + 5 teacher training days.  Fixed term contract - 31 August 2020.

Salary Band 2, approximately £12054.00 per annum.

Applications are invited for the above post to start in January 2020, or earlier.  We are looking to appoint a high quality, experienced and committed teaching assistant to work 1 : 1 with named students and join our welcoming and supportive team of staff. 

Effective support of students with special educational needs and/or disabilities is a key priority at Chantry Middle in order to help all students achieve their full potential.

With a track record of supporting students to achieve their targets and knowledge of strategies used, we are committed to supporting you in your ongoing professional development. You should have excellent communication skills, commitment to working in a team and very good numeracy and literacy skills, to at least GCSE Grade C standard or equivalent.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Becky Dunphy SENDCo.

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.

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 are available on our website or by emailing

Closing date: Friday 22nd November 12.00 noon

Interviews will take place on: Week beginning 25th November

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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