VACANCIES

We have four current vacancies: 


If you would like a discussion about any of the posts below with Mr Gareth Smith, Headteacher, please contact Mrs Sandra Willis by emailing sandra.willis@wra.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 2022, 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.


DIRECTOR OF MATHS


We are seeking an inspirational leader to join our Leadership team at an exciting time in our school development. If you are passionate about maths pedagogy and practice and improving outcomes for children and young people in Newcastle Upon Tyne, then this new role here at Walker Riverside Academy could be just for you.  Staff are proud to be part of our vibrant, ambitious and oversubscribed school with strong community links. We are an integral school within Tyne Coast Multi Academy Trust which continues to strategically develop providing excellent career development opportunities. 


The Director of Maths will be a member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team working alongside our SLT and other Core Subject Directors.  Working within a school that has distinct positive values that both staff and students embody. You will be passionate about your subject and want all our students to develop a love of maths and be taught by the very best in our profession, giving them every opportunity to thrive.


You will be part of a team of lead professionals with responsibility for quality of subject provision, curriculum, teaching and assessment and will be accountable along with the Senior Leadership Team for subject performance and improvement.


You will work with the Headteacher and SLT to accelerate improvement, raise standards and build capacity.  Planning and teaching high quality lessons, delivering intervention, progress of students and challenging and supporting subject teams to achieve the best outcomes for all students.


The Director of Maths will analyse performance data to ensure students are appropriately targeted for support and ensure the consistency of subject delivery.


We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme, have access to high quality CPD and access to undertake National Professional Qualifications.  Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities.  You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Headteacher, SLT, Deputy CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.


If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards for our highest attainers to our most vulnerable cohorts and ensure our diverse community of students reach their full potential, you can make a difference at Walker Riverside Academy.


The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday, 9 February 2023 and interviews will take place week commencing, Monday, 13 February 2023.  Please return completed applications to sandra.willis@wra.tynecoast.academy 


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DIRECTOR OF ENGLISH


We are seeking an inspirational leader to join our Leadership team at an exciting time in our school development. If you are passionate about English pedagogy and practice and improving outcomes for children and young people in Newcastle Upon Tyne, then this new role here at Walker Riverside Academy could be just for you.  Staff are proud to be part of our vibrant, ambitious and oversubscribed school with strong community links. We are an integral school within Tyne Coast Multi Academy Trust which continues to strategically develop providing excellent career development opportunities. 


The Director of English will be a member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team working alongside our SLT and other Core Subject Directors.  Working within a school that has distinct positive values that both staff and students embody. You will be passionate about your subject and want all our students to develop a love of English and be taught by the very best in our profession, giving them every opportunity to thrive.


You will be part of a team of lead professionals with responsibility for quality of subject provision, curriculum, teaching and assessment and will be accountable along with the Senior Leadership Team for subject performance and improvement.


You will work with the Headteacher and SLT to accelerate improvement, raise standards and build capacity.  Planning and teaching high quality lessons, delivering intervention, progress of students and challenging and supporting subject teams to achieve the best outcomes for all students.


The Director of English will analyse performance data to ensure students are appropriately targeted for support and ensure the consistency of subject delivery.


We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme, have access to high quality CPD and access to undertake National Professional Qualifications.  Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities.  You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Headteacher, SLT, Deputy CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.


If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards for our highest attainers to our most vulnerable cohorts and ensure our diverse community of students reach their full potential, you can make a difference at Walker Riverside Academy.


The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday, 9 February 2023 and interviews will take place week commencing, Monday, 13 February 2023.  Please return completed applications to sandra.willis@wra.tynecoast.academy.



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DIRECTOR OF SCIENCE


We are seeking an inspirational leader to join our Leadership team at an exciting time in our school development. If you are passionate about Science pedagogy and practice and improving outcomes for children and young people in Newcastle Upon Tyne, then this new role here at Walker Riverside Academy could be just for you.  Staff are proud to be part of our vibrant, ambitious and oversubscribed school with strong community links. We are an integral school within Tyne Coast Multi Academy Trust which continues to strategically develop providing excellent career development opportunities. 


The Director of Science will be a member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team working alongside our SLT and other Core Subject Directors.  Working within a school that has distinct positive values that both staff and students embody. You will be passionate about your subject and want all our students to develop a love of science and be taught by the very best in our profession, giving them every opportunity to thrive.


You will be part of a team of lead professionals with responsibility for quality of subject provision, curriculum, teaching and assessment and will be accountable along with the Senior Leadership Team for subject performance and improvement.


You will work with the Headteacher and SLT to accelerate improvement, raise standards and build capacity.  Planning and teaching high quality lessons, delivering intervention, progress of students and challenging and supporting subject teams to achieve the best outcomes for all students.


The Director of Science will analyse performance data to ensure students are appropriately targeted for support and ensure the consistency of subject delivery.


We are committed to investing in our staff and you will receive a supportive induction programme, have access to high quality CPD and access to undertake National Professional Qualifications.  Opportunities are also available for Trust wide working and career development opportunities.  You will also receive consistent support from a dedicated Headteacher, SLT, Deputy CEO, Trust Central Team, Local Governing Body and Trust Board.


If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards for our highest attainers to our most vulnerable cohorts and ensure our diverse community of students reach their full potential, you can make a difference at Walker Riverside Academy.


The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday, 9 February 2023 and interviews will take place week commencing, Monday, 13 February 2023.  Please return completed applications to sandra.willis@wra.tynecoast.academy


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DIRECTOR OF ART & CREATIVE STUDIES


Walker Riverside Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably experienced Director of Art and Creative Studies.


This is an exciting opportunity to take on a leadership role across our Academy’s art and creative studies subjects. Reporting to a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the role will be to lead Art and Creative Studies; with an already broad suite of successful subjects including Art, Photography, Music, Drama and Media. These are becoming increasingly popular subjects in our Academy as we recognise the need to ensure our students have access to a high quality, broad, balanced and creative curriculum at all key stages.


The Director of Art and Creative Studies will be responsible for leading, developing and managing the strategic vision for the Creative Arts subjects across the Academy, inline with our core values of being Ambitious, Collaborative, Compassionate, Resilient and Responsible.


The main challenge in the role will be to build on the existing good practice in our well equipped creative arts classrooms, bringing together colleagues across the creative arts disciplines to fulfil our shared vision for our students to be self, culturally and globally aware as well as life ready with ambition. With creative industries now one of the UK’s economic success stories, growing at twice the rate of the wider economy, generating approximately £115.9 billion for the economy and providing more than two million jobs, we recognise the value of our arts curriculum in providing long term opportunities for our students. 


We want an outstanding practitioner with a track record of improvement who can ensure consistency and a vision for long term continuous improvement. 

The role will suit:


The deadline for applications is 12.00 noon on Thursday, 9 February 2023 and interviews will take place week commencing, Monday, 13 February 2023.  Please return completed applications to sandra.willis@wra.tynecoast.academy 



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