Student and Wellbeing Leader, KS3 and KS4 Gosforth Academy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Job description

Gosforth Academy is a richly diverse and successful school that was rated ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection. The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to lead teaching and learning effectively within the Alternative Curriculum; they will understand how to raise the aspirations of all students by removing barriers to learning (both within and beyond the school curriculum) and enabling them to reach their full potential.
What we need:

• Evidence of successful engagement / long-term interest in pastoral work
• Good record of accomplishment teaching at secondary level
• Excellent organisational skills
• Excellent communication and ICT skills
• Evidence of leadership and teamwork activities
• Ability to relate well to students in teaching and pastoral roles
• Consistently high expectations of students and yourself
• A sense of humour and adaptability
• Ability to respond consistently and professionally to challenging behaviours of all kinds

Essential educational requirements

• A degree or equivalent
• Qualified Teacher Status
• A professional development record including a focus on pastoral and management issues

Essential qualifications

• A degree or equivalent
• Qualified Teacher Status
• A professional development record including a focus on pastoral and management issues

Essential skills and experience

• A clear understanding of the role of the pastoral team in raising standards of achievement
• Excellent organisational and communication skills
• Effective record keeping practices
• Ability to relate well to students in teaching and pastoral roles
• Evidence of a long term interest in pastoral work
• Evidence of leadership and teamwork activities
• Experience of working with external agencies
• Good track record of teaching at secondary level
• Working in partnership with parents

Employee benefits

TLR 2 £6,829
An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
• An opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school
• A diverse and varied school community
• An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
• A school with its community at heart
• Low-cost membership to an on-site gym and excellent sports facilities
• An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities, from Football to Surfing!


About Gosforth Academy

Gosforth Federated Academies comprises three schools (Gosforth Academy, North Gosforth Academy and Gosforth Junior High Academy) committed to providing a superb education for pupils from Year 5 through to Year 13. Gosforth Academy is a successful school which was rated ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

Address
Knightsbridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 2JH
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Gosforth Academy website (opens in a new window)