Valley Road Community Primary School

Success for All

Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

0191 553 7750

0191 553 7748

Current Vacancies  







Fordfield Road, Sunderland SR4 0DA

Tel: 0191 553 7655

Headteacher: Melanie Davies

Vacancy for Early Years Teacher and Key Stage 2 Teacher

Full Time – fixed term for 1 year

Start date – September 2018


Highfield Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.  Candidates for vacant posts are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate background checks and vetting.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Highfield Community Primary School are in the process of converting to a Multi Academy Trust with Valley Road Community Primary School. The school will become part of the Iris Learning Trust.


Governors are seeking to appoint talented, enthusiastic and hard-working class teachers, ready for September 2018. It is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and aspirational team.

We are looking forward to great partnership working across the trust and these posts would suit both experienced and newly qualified teachers.


Governors are looking for candidates with appropriate classroom experience and the following essential requirements:


  • Excellent, up to date, knowledge of the Curriculum
  • Experience of using assessment and observations to inform effective planning
  • A track record of good/outstanding practice
  • An understanding of how the learning environment contributes to learning
  • An understanding of how to improve outcomes and raise achievement for all Highfield children
  • An effective communicator and team member who can work in an environment of collective accountability.
  • An understanding and empathy with children with any additional need
  • A commitment to working in close partnership with staff, trustees, parents and the wider community in order to transform Highfield Community Primary school into a great provider of education for its community
  • A commitment to your own professional development


Applications forms are available from

Completed forms to be returned by Noon Friday 4th May 2018

Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 7th May 2018


 Please find additional documents below to download


Job Description

Teacher personal Spec

Application Form