Teacher (Mortimer Primary School)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/03/2024 12:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Mortimer Primary School
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Mar
Further Information
(Mortimer Primary School)
Required from 29 April 2024 to 4 April 2025 to cover Maternity leave

(The contract may be ended early if the existing post holder returns prior to 4 April 2025)
A maternity cover position has arisen for a motivated individual to join our team over the coming year. 
The Governing Body and Head Teacher seek to appoint a teacher to work within our school as we strive for ‘Excellence for All’ – for pupils, for staff & for parents.
The successful applicant will be an effective and caring classroom practitioner who is committed to pupil wellbeing and raising standards of education for the children in their care.
We are seeking to appoint a teacher who will:
  • Lead a Year 1 Class
  • Teach Read Write Inc daily
  • Contribute to the Year 1 and KS1 team
  • Take an active part in school life 

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the school office.
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
In line with the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education, schools may carry out an online search as part of their due diligence on shortlisted candidates.
To apply for this post please download and complete the application form which is saved in “Supporting Documents” and return this to jobs@southtyneside.gov.uk  
Closing Date: Noon, 1 March 2024
Interview: 20 March 2024