Teacher (Ridgeway Primary Academy)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/02/2024 09:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Ridgeway Primary Academy, South Shields
Number of posts:
Closing date:
16 Feb
Further Information
Tyne Coast Academy Trust
MPS/UPS per annum
Required for Summer Term 2024

We are delighted to be offering an opportunity to join Ridgeway Primary Academy’s amazing teaching staff. You will have the privilege and responsibility of bringing our curriculum to life for our fantastic children, helping them to be ready for lives filled with success.
Ridgeway is a popular, inclusive 2-form entry primary school with 450 on role at the heart of a vibrant and supportive community. Our children are enthusiastic learners, supported by a staff team who bring energy and a determination to support children to be their very best. Our school motto is, ‘Proud, Unique, Ambitious’: we recognise the different strengths of our children and we help them to unlock their potential – and children and staff alike are proud of that achievement.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and energetic teacher to work in our school. Applicants will have a proven track record of successful teaching and learning in a primary setting and this post is not suitable for ECTs. In addition, the successful candidate will:
  • Have drive, passion, determination and boundless energy;
  • Have high expectations of themselves, all children and the school community as a whole;
  • Have a secure understanding of curriculum and how to engage children in learning to secure good progress;
  • Be a teacher who never gives up on children;
  • Actively contribute to the development of community relationships;
  • Work effectively with parents and families;
  • Be open to new ways of working. 

We can offer:
  • An amazing staff team to work with;
  • A supportive and dynamic leadership team;
  • Commitment to your continued professional development;
  • Wonderful, friendly, enthusiastic and well-behaved children;
  • Supportive and committed governors and trust colleagues. 

Please have a look at our website at www.ridgewayprimaryacademy.co.uk to get an idea of who we are.
If you would like a discussion about this post with Alex Golden, Headteacher, please contact Kristy Reynolds by emailing kristy.reynolds@rpa.tynecoast.academy
The deadline for applications is 9.00am on Friday 16 February 2024.  Please return completed applications to dayna.hancock@tynecoast.academy
Tyne Coast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check.   
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview.  Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process. 
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone who discloses a disability where their application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 
Application packs and further information can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website https://www.tynecoastacademytrust.co.uk/join-our-team-current-vacancies/ or by contacting Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant at dayna.hancock@tynecoast.academy
The Application form can also be found saved in ‘Supporting Documents’
Tyne Coast Academy Trust is the Employer, and the role is based at Ridgeway Primary Academy.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.