IRIS Learning Trust was formed in June 2018 and is based in the North East of England. We are proud to serve our communities and aim to offer outstanding educational provision.
The Trust believes that to be successful and promote a culture of excellence and aspiration, we need to place improving the lives and outcomes of children at the heart of everything we do.


create a culture of high expectation and commitment to success


through our daily work secure excellent academies for our local communities

grow and learn together

work with children and families to create great places of learning for all

IRIS Learning Trust

Corporation Road





Fordfield Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR4 0DA

01915 537655

Highfield Academy




Lime Road, Normanby, Middlesbrough.  TS6 0BZ

Tel: 01642452806


Jill Ashman and Sharon Weston


Vacancy for a Year 2 Teacher

Salary M1 – M6


Full Time Maternity Cover

4th November 2019 – end of maternity cover


Teesville Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All candidates are expected to share this commitment and any 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.


Teesville Academy are part of the IRIS Learning Trust alongside Highfield and Valley Road Academies


We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and hard-working class teacher for November 2019. It is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated and aspirational team.

We are looking forward to great partnerships working across the trust. We welcome applicants from newly qualified teachers.


We 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 Teesville children
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team in an environment of collective accountability
  • An understanding of children with any additional needs
  • A commitment to working in close partnership with staff, trustees, parents and the wider community
  • A commitment to your own professional development


Visits are welcome to the school, please contact Mrs Linda McPhillips on 01642 452806 to arrange.


Applications packs  are available from


Completed forms to be returned by Noon Wednesday 25th September 2019


Interviews will be held on Monday 7th October 2019

Supporting Documents

 Advert November 2019.pdfDownload
 ILT ApplicationForTeachingPost_Form2.pdfDownload
 Job description M1-M6 April 2019.pdfDownload
 Teacher Person Spec Teacher.pdfDownload
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