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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 Spanish (MPR/UPR) - Required for January 2018

We are looking to appoint a permanent Teacher of Spanish to our fantastic staff team. To make an application please click here where you be taken to our TES careers page. You will find the post towards the bottom of the page where you will be able to apply easily online.

We would however also like to hear from you if you are a qualified teacher and would like to join our team in the future. 

Email the HR Team at to find out more or to register for our Talent Pool. 

Support Staff Vacancies

We do not currently have any support staff vacancies. 

Teacher Training at Ryde Academy

We are looking for trainee teachers for the 2018/19 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 

If you are interested in working for Ryde Academy, please click here to join our talent pool. 

Working at Ryde Academy 

The Isle of Wight is located between Portsmouth and Southampton and is separated from the mainland by the Solent. The Island is an average of between two to four miles from the mainland and is easily accessible by regular travel links from Portsmouth Southampton and Lymington. 

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For more information about Ryde Academy, please view our Recruitment Brochure 

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