Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU

Teacher of Health and Social Care/ Child Development

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 - £41,604 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience.

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School

Drayton Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


Required September 2022.

Initially, 1 term fixed contract

Kenton School is a vibrant and inclusive secondary school at the heart of the community in which we serve. With around 1800 students, we are amongst the largest schools in the North East. At Kenton we are passionate about providing the very best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally and our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all our students not only reach their potential but that they are confident, happy and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

We are seeking a teacher of Health and Social/ Child Development to join the team. The Social Studies department is varied in terms of the courses it delivers, teaching RE to Key Stage 3 and in Key Stage 4 as an option. The department also includes Health and Social Care and Child Development as Key Stage 4 and 5 subjects, with Law, Criminology, Psychology and Sociology only taught in Key Stage 5. The team is a mixture of teachers new to the profession and those with several years' experience, teachers switch between their individual specialisms and any other areas of need (with the required CPD offered).

If you are the person we are looking for, your broad base of subject knowledge will be underpinned by a passion for the subject and the ability to apply a range of teaching and learning strategies. You will possess the ability to work effectively with all students, engaging them through exciting yet challenging lessons and embedding a culture of positive behaviour for learning. You will possess the ability to promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and take appropriate action when required. And, most importantly, you will be committed to our school ethos of ‘all different, all equal,’ instilling high expectations in all our students.

If you have the skills, commitment and enthusiasm to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return we can offer you,

• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

• Salary sacrifice schemes including leased car scheme, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes

• Free on-site parking

• Free gym access at Kenton School

How to Apply

Please download an application form from our website and return it to

Closing date: 12.00 Noon on 8 July 2022

Fixed Term

Closing date:

8 July 2022

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