Recruitment & Careers

We’re a ‘Good’ school, on a rapid journey to ‘Outstanding.’

September 2015 marked the start of an exciting time for Ryde Academy when ‘Head of the Year’ Joy Ballard joined as the Principal.

Across the first year, GCSE attainment increased from 37% to 54%. Ofsted recognised these massive improvements when they rated the academy as ‘Good’ in November 2016.

Teaching positions at Ryde Academy

Teacher of Science MPR / UPR (£23,720 – £39,406)

Are you a self-motivated, inspirational teacher of Science looking for a new challenge?

We are seeking a new teacher to join our good and rapidly improving Academy.

The ideal candidate will be ambitious, aiming for excellence, and possess the drive and ambition to ensure each individual student fulfils their potential.

  • You should have a strong track record of raising attainment and achievement of every student in the subject or the ability to demonstrate you are developing outstanding practice, if an NQT.
  • Be a passionate advocate of the subject who contributes effectively to departmental and whole school improvement.
  • Have the ability to teach across the age and ability range at of 11-16.

Not only do we aim to provide the very best for every student, we also offer excellent career development opportunities for our staff.

If you want to be part of our warm, dedicated team, we would love to hear from you.

This position is required from September 2019 or ASAP.

Closing date: Noon, Thursday 9th May 2019: Interviews will take place on Wed 15thMay 2019.

To apply for this position, click the link and download the application form

Support Staff Vacancies

There are no current support staff vacancies

Teacher Training at Ryde Academy

We are looking for trainee teachers for the 2019/20 academic year.

Are you educated to degree level? Have you considered teaching as a career?

We are offering you the opportunity to train to become a qualified teacher within just one year.

You will be working alongside our award winning Headteacher Joy Ballard and our inspirational team to drive forward your career.

If you are interested in future teacher training opportunities, please contact us on:

Phone: 01983 567331


Talent Pool

You might be beginning your career as teacher or you may be a highly experienced teacher looking to become a Lead Practitioner or SLE (Specialist Leaders of Education). We have posts available at a both levels.

If you are thinking about the next career step or perhaps looking to relocate to the Isle of Wight and teach in one of the subject areas listed below, Give our friendly HR Department a call on 01983 567331 to discuss the wide range of both full and part-time opportunities available at Ryde Academy. Alternatively send your CV (marking the subject heading as Talent Pool) to:

Working at Ryde Academy

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