CROOKSBARN PRIMARY SCHOOL, Petrel Crescent, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1SN


Crooksbarn Primary School is part of Ad Astra Academy Trust and is embarking on an exciting chapter in the development of the school.


The school is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and skilled classroom teacher, to commence on 1st September 2019. The successful applicant will benefit from the wider professional opportunities available working for Ad Astra Academy Trust.


Crooksbarn’s motto is “hand in hand, fulfilling our potential”. Crooksbarn value, seek to understand and identify this potential in everyone. The School encourage the wider community to engage in school life.


The school requires an excellent practitioner with a creative outlook and welcome applications from NQTs and more experienced teachers. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate that they are ready to take on a challenging post within this forward thinking school and are asked to demonstrate their skills and experience that they will bring to the post.


The successful candidate will:


  • Join a school with a highly supportive, warm, friendly and respectful ethos, and the drive and ambition to ensure that all members of staff achieve their full potential.
  • Have the privilege of engaging with children who enjoy school and rise to the challenges it provides.
  • Have opportunity to further develop their skills through a variety of professional development opportunities.


Crooksbarn Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


For an informal discussion about the position please contact Chris Twiby, Headteacher on 01642 531750 or Martyn Ingram, Ad Astra Academy Trust’s HR Manager on 01429 874552. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed (please note the school is on holiday until Monday 10th June).

Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:


Closing Date – 9am on Friday 14th June 2019.
Interviews to be held in the week commencing 17th June 2019.