13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS (£30,000 to £46,525) per annum

Additional allowances

TLR 2 (£7,847) per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

About the role

First and foremost, we are looking for someone who loves MFL and is passionate, proactive and innovative. Our successful and enthusiastic MFL department (Spanish and Chinese) has a well-designed curriculum, enthusiastic students and well-resourced facilities. We need someone who is ready to take the department into its next exciting phase. You may already be a subject leader or a second in subject, or you may be ready to take your first step into subject leadership. You will have a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress, whilst demonstrating effective and exciting teaching and learning.

The MFL department is on an exciting journey and this is your chance to build a team of specialists and to shape the vision of the department. We have a strong team of practitioners at North Gosforth Academy who are able to be versatile and are keen to be involved in many and varied aspects of school life. You will be an important part of our growing school and will be a consummate professional, practical and ‘hands-on’; able to enthuse and motivate colleagues and students alike.

This is a unique chance for someone looking to develop as a leader within a highly successful and supportive school and multi academy trust, backed up by excellent resources and facilities.

What we are looking for

  • An outstanding practitionerwith a passion for MFL
  • A proven track record of excellent progress and achievement across KS3 and KS4
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • The ability to develop, lead and inspire 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
  • An interest and commitment to the whole school community

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave
  • Benefits including; excellent pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, free on-site parking.
  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • An exciting programme of staff well-being activities, from football to surfing!
  • Wider career development opportunities to be involved across the Gosforth Group

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr@northgosforth.co.uk

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About North Gosforth Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
554 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0191 236 1700

Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust consisting of six schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy, Jesmond Park Academy, Callerton Academy and Great Park Academy) committed to providing a superb education for students from Year 5 through to Year 13. 

North Gosforth Academy is a small secondary school with a strong focus on providing high quality education in a safe, happy and caring environment. Community is at the heart of what we do. Each student is a valued member of the academy and given opportunities which will allow them to thrive as an individual, both academically and in their own personal development.

Students receive a first class education from our team of enthusiastic, dedicated teachers and our pastoral and support staff. We have high expectations of both ourselves and of our students, and we strive to develop their talents and help them succeed. We offer a diverse and broad curriculum with both academic and vocational learning opportunities for all and a subject mix that both engages and inspires. We recognise the value of enrichment opportunities and a holistic approach to student development. We have dedicated timetabled sessions focussed on extra-curricular activities, career opportunities and post-16 progression.

Our aim is that having this rich school experience means that our students leave the academy well equipped to thrive in a busy, challenging, modern world.

We are very proud of what we do at North Gosforth Academy.

Arranging a visit to North Gosforth Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@northgosforth.co.uk.

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