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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2 x Cleaner

Dr Thomlinson Church of England Middle School

(9-13 years Middle School, Headteacher: Liam Murtagh) 

Part of The Three Rivers Leaning Trust

12.5 hours per week, every school day 3.30 – 6.00pm.

Term time only + additional 22.5 hrs split over 3 x school holidays.

Pay starting at £5350 per year.

Start Date: 4th September 2019

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. 

Applications to Maureen Donkin at Dr Thomlinson CE Middle School, email to: 

Closing Date: 27th August 2019

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Business Admin Apprenticeship

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