Careers

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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EYFS and KS1 Class Teacher  

Thropton Village First School 

Part of The Three Rivers Leaning Trust

(3-9 years First School, Executive Headteacher: Liam Murtagh)

0.8 FTE (NQT and all scales) - Fixed term for 1 year required for September 2019

Thropton Village First School, set in the heart of our rural Northumberland village, is a high achieving school where children’s happiness is paramount. The school is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust and we play a vital part in providing our children with an excellent start to their educational journey through a range of challenging and inspirational learning experiences that give them an understanding of the wider world. 

The successful candidate will play a full role in our school’s endeavours to fulfil its mission. Thropton Village First School became a member of the Trust in April 2018 and is a school of 43 children with growing numbers in Nursery and Early Years. We are an exciting, outward-looking learning community that enjoys strong links with Dr Thomlinson CofE Middle School in Rothbury; a school with which we share an Executive Headteacher, School Business Manager; Site Manager and Teaching Assistants. 

Specific information about Thropton Village First School can be found on our school website at http://thropton.the3rivers.net 

This is a really exciting opportunity to be part of a successful and close-knit team. We welcome the application of Newly Qualified Teachers. We are proud of the way in which we develop our staff and this current vacancy has been enabled due to the promotion of our present EYFS and KS1 teacher who joined us as an NQT three years ago. 

Applications should be sent to: maureen.donkin@dtms.the3rivers.net 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Closing date: Friday 28th June 2019 at 12 noon. 

Shortlisting will take place on 1st July with interviews on Wednesday 3rd July. 

 

Art Teacher

Chantry Middle School

Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust

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

Teacher of Art  0.48 FTE (main scale or upper pay scale) is required for September 2019 or January 2020 start. This post may be offered as a one year fixed term contract or a permanent contract depending upon the experience of the successful candidate.

Applications are invited for the above post to start 1st September 2019.  We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to build upon the excellent teaching and learning already within the school.

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.

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 job vacancies section of our website (www.chantry.the3rivers.net) or by emailing sarah.hall@newminster.the3rivers.net.

Closing date: Friday 14th June 2019

Interviews will take place: Week beginning 17th June 2019

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History Teacher

Chantry Middle School

Part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust

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

Teacher of History 1.0  FTE (main scale or upper pay scale) is required for September 2019 or January 2020 start. This post may be offered as a one year fixed term contract or a permanent contract depending upon the experience of the successful candidate.

Applications are invited for the above post to start 1st September 2019.  We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to build upon the excellent teaching and learning already within the school.

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.

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 job vacancies section of our website (www.chantry.the3rivers.net) or by emailing sarah.hall@newminster.the3rivers.net.

Closing date: Friday 14th June

Interviews will take place: Week beginning 17th June

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Teacher

FTE 1 (main scale or upper pay scale) - Permanent, starting September 2019.

Abbeyfields First School

(3-9 years First School, Headteacher: Sandra Ford)

Part of The 3 Rivers Learning Trust

Applications from talented and enthusiastic teachers are invited for the above post. This is an exciting opportunity to join the dedicated Abbeyfields team who, as part of The Three Rivers Learning Trust, strive to enable all pupils to succeed.

The successful candidate will:
Be an inspirational classroom practitioner and hold high expectations of all children.
Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Have the ability to lead and work collaboratively as a member of a team.
Show energy, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour.
Be committed to work in close partnership with parents and carers.
Demonstrate positivity towards curriculum innovation and possess a willingness to change and adapt practice in response to needs.
Be committed to safeguarding by promoting the welfare of all children.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

We warmly encourage candidates to visit our school prior to making an application. Please contact Mrs Sharon Mungall in the School Office if you would like to arrange this on 01670 513582 or e-mail at sharon.mungall@abbeyfields.the3rivers.net. Please also visit our website by clicking here for further information about the school. In your letter of application, rather than telling us about the role of a teacher, we would love to hear about you and what you can bring to Abbeyfields; your skill set, interests and hobbies. We would also like to know why you have chosen to apply for a post in Abbeyfields and where you see yourself in the future. What can we offer you in return?

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Closing date: Monday 17th June 2019 (12:00 midday deadline).

Interviews will be held week beginning 24th June 2019.

 

Governance Clerk & Company Secretary

Band 6, 22.5 hours per week, term time + 5 days. 

(Starting in September 2019) 

(Starting salary £12,915.00 per annum)

Applications are invited for the post of Governance Clerk & Company Secretary. This role will involve providing a comprehensive company secretarial and clerking service across the Trust. The successful applicant will work across the Trust to support the Board of Trustees and each school Academy Council. Knowledge of school governance and working in a school will be essential.

Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful candidate.  

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Closing date: 12 noon on 21 June 2019

 

Catering Apprenticeship

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our team at The King Edward VI School as a Catering Apprentice.   

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Business Administration Apprenticeship

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our team at The King Edward VI School as a Business Administration Apprentice. 

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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