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  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    6 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

ISR L19 - 25

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a talented and inspirational headteacher who will build upon the existing strengths of Chantry Middle School and further develop an ambitious quality of education.

What the school offers its staff

Chantry is a large middle school with over 550 students from Years 5 to 8, situated in the town of Morpeth in Northumberland. Morpeth is a 20 minute commute from Newcastle with good transport links including bus and rail networks. 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 accomplished students.

Chantry Middle School was judged to be good by Ofsted inspectors in October 2022 and this post will lead the school on the next stage of its improvement journey.

Chantry Middle School is part of the Three Rivers Learning Trust, which consists of eight schools in the Morpeth and Rothbury area. The Trust is growing and our schools collaborate closely to support the quality of education across the Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Morpeth Chantry Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
553 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01670 512874

Arranging a visit to Morpeth Chantry Middle School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sarah.hall@chantry.the3rivers.net.

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