7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    11 March 2024

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale

Main/Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a skilled and effective teacher with enthusiasm and energy who:

  • Is an excellent practitioner.
  • Has an innovative, creative and effective teaching approach.
  • Is creative and proactive in their approach to teaching and learning.
  • Is an inclusive practitioner with ambitious standards and high expectations for all pupils.
  • Is well organised and highly motivated.
  • Leads by example with integrity, positivity and resilience
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enjoys working in a team.
  • Has a track record of leading and sustaining school improvement.
  • Can collate and analyse pupil performance data and formulate action plans to address weaknesses and accelerate pupil progress.

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive Headteacher and Governing Body
  • A dedicated staff team
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference
  • A highly skilled team of friendly staff to work with well-resourced classrooms and facilities
  • High quality support and CPD to ensure that you are successful
  • Happy, enthusiastic children
  • An inclusive and supportive working environment

Commitment to safeguarding

Byker Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be successful against a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@bykerprimary.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Byker Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
455 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Byker Primary School is a welcoming, friendly school set inside the Byker wall, in the East end of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Children from a range of different cultures and backgrounds are encouraged to do their best and aim high. The school strives to provide a varied and creative approach to learning, where children learn to express themselves and have fun!

Our dedicated team of staff share high expectations for our children to achieve to the best of their abilities, both within the classroom and beyond. We create a love of learning by challenging every child with an ambitious, broad and balanced curriculum brought to life by inspiring and innovative teaching and delivered with a passion for teaching and learning. All learners are supported in their journey through school within a happy, stimulating and inclusive environment.

We pride ourselves on the caring ethos that is embedded within our school.

Arranging a visit to Byker Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@bykerprimary.co.uk.

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