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Tidemill is the lead school for Initial Teacher Training in REAch2 and has many great opportunities for staff. We are passionate about professional development and believe this is the key to providing the best possible education for pupils and job satisfaction for staff. We are committed to deepening teaching knowledge and skill sets and our staff are genuinely open to sharing best practice and developing together. We are proud of our home-grown talent and many of our teaching assistants have successfully trained as teachers through the Graduate Teacher, Teach First and School Direct programmes and have since gone on to become successful teachers, Assistant or Deputy Heads and Headteachers. Our staff attend and lead a range of programmes including those for early career teachers or experienced teachers and school leaders as well as providing  school-to-school support.

Tidemill are proud to provide exceptional learning experiences for our pupils and wish to recruit staff who are committed to providing an inclusive, stimulating environment which encourages pupils to become confident, happy learners.

Interested in working at Tidemill Academy? We always love hearing from talented individuals who wish to join our committed staff team. Below you will find a list of current opportunities, but if we do not have any vacancies listed, do drop us a line to see if we know of any suitable positions.

Receptionist & Attendance Officer


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and talented Receptionist & Attendance Officer to join our Administration Team.  This role would be suited to someone who is proactive and keen to work as part of a strong team.  Experience in an academy is an advantage but not essential.


You need to be someone who:

  • Have experience of working in a busy school office or similar environment
  • Relish the challenges of providing outstanding service to a range of customers including children, parents, and visitors
  • Is able to multi-task whilst remaining calm and cheerful
  • Has a great eye for detail and excellent administration and ICT skills
  • Is enthusiastic and committed
  • Is willing to go the extra mile

We offer:

  • A strong administration and premises team
  • An award winning building with great facilities including sports facilities, professional stage lighting and state of the art technology, classrooms & learning environments
  • A vibrant, richly diverse school community
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools

Hours:         35 hours per week, term-time only plus 1 week (40 weeks per year)

 Additionally, the receptionist is on site for breakfast club each morning and stays for after school club two   nights per week, which is claimed as overtime.

Grade:          Scale 4 (SP8 to SP10: £24,717 - £25,614) FTE

Actual salary: £21,610 - £22,394

Contract: Permanent

Visits & Key Dates

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged so you can meet the staff and see our fantastic facilities. Visit times have been scheduled for Thursday 27th January 2022 @ 8:30am or 4:30pm (30 minutes duration). If you would like to visit the school, please email stating the position that you are applying for and which visit you have chosen to attend.


Closing Date & Shortlisting: Monday 21st February 2022 @ 9.00am

Interviews: Thursday 24th February 2022

Safeguarding Statement

Tidemill Academy is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and staff. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


DBS Checks and References

Enhanced DBS disclosures and satisfactory references are required for all staff and regular volunteers.