Teacher of Drama and Dance

Gosforth Academy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

Come to work in a thriving community. Gosforth Federated Academies is a multi-academy trust consisting of four schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy and Jesmond Park 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. We are seeking a dynamic and inspirational teacher of Dance and Drama to join a successful department in an exciting phase of the Academy’s development.

The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to teach Drama through to A-level standard and Dance to GCSE. They will have the ability to inspire students with a genuine love and appreciation of the performing arts.

Essential educational requirements

• Relevant degree
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

• Relevant degree
• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Excellent classroom practitioner
• Good communication skills
• Ability to teach Drama to A level standard and Dance to GCSE
• Ability to relate well to students in teaching and pastoral roles
• Good track record of teaching at secondary level, including ITT teaching

Employee benefits

• 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, from Football to Surfing!

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1827 pupils enrolled
Age range 13 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Gosforth Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@ga.newcastle.sch.uk

About Gosforth Academy

School location

Knightsbridge, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 2JH