Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2JH

Leader of Teaching and Learning in English

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£25,714.00 - £41 604.00 with TLR level 1d £14,030.00 pa

This school has Academy status and is part of The Gosforth Group; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust.

Gosforth Group


Great North Road


Newcastle upon Tyne


Required from September 2021.

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group Multi Academy Trust currently consists of four schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy and Jesmond Park Academy). In 2021 two new schools will open - Gosforth Great Park Academy [y5 to 11] and Callerton Academy [y7 to 11].

Gosforth Academy is a highly successful school which was rated ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection. We are seeking an inspirational, innovative and dynamic leader for teaching and learning in English. You will have excellent subject knowledge and a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress, whilst demonstrating effective and exciting teaching and learning. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to lead a large and successful department within an exciting environment.

What we need:

•An outstanding practitioner

•A passion for English and for teaching all facets of the English curriculum

•A proven track record of excellent achievement across all key stages

•A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum

•The ability to lead, inspire and develop a team of staff

•A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities and from all backgrounds

•Excellent communication and ICT skills

We can offer you:

•An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals

•Enthusiastic and motivated students

•Excellent career development opportunities

•An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development

•A large, vibrant Sixth form

•A school with its community at heart

•Low cost membership of an on-site gym and excellent sports facilities

•An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities

If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Gosforth Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

If you hold the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you!

For further details please email Alternatively visit our website Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Preit Chahal, Principal to the address above.

Closing date is 09:00 on Monday 19th April, 2021.


Closing date:

19 April 2021

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