Vacancy Summary

Year 5 Teacher
Fixed term - Start September 2020 - 1 year contract.
Part time - 0.4 (2 days per week - days to be confirmed)
Salary negotiable depending on skills and experience

Merlin Top is looking for a teacher. Whether you are an experienced practitioner or newly qualified, we could be the ideal location for the next stage of your career.

Vacancy Information

Merlin Top is all about building firm foundations in teaching and learning and for this we need dedicated, adventurous and creative teachers; teachers with flexibility, drive and ambition. We are set in an enviable location and form part of the Northern Education multi academy trust. Prospective candidates will be keen to join this diverse family of schools alongside getting the most from working for the trust. We offer support and time to grow in a role where hard work and a passion for learning will be recognised and rewarded.

The successful applicant should:

  • Be a qualified teacher who can show a commitment to their own learning
  • Be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of attainment and progress
  • Be able to offer creativity and a child centered approach to their teaching style

In return we can offer:

  • Excellent support for NQT including support from The Northern Education Trust
  • A busy, creative and dynamic school
  • A well resourced and supportive school environment
  • Lively and enthusiastic children

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we will be unable to show anyone around school. If you have any queries about the post, then please contact Neil Cooper (acting principal from September 2020) at

To apply for this post, please go to

Completed applications should be emailed to

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 5th June 2020.

Shortlisting will be: Monday 8th June 2020 and you will be notified if shortlisted.

Interviews: Will be held via video link and will take place during the week beginning 15th June 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check
Proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required 
Please note: CVs are not accepted for this post 

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