Head of History and Religious Education

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/11/2023 12:00
£30,000 - £46,525 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience and in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Gosforth Central Middle School Great North Road Gosforth Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyne & Wear NE3 1UN
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Closing date:
27 Nov
Further Information
This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Gosforth Central Middle School
Great North Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 285 1793
Email: recruitment@gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk 

GCMS are looking to recruit an inspiring and driven Head of History and RE to start in January 2024 (or on the successful candidate’s earliest available date).

The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to inspire and provide strategic direction for our History and RE departments. The ideal candidate must have strong leadership skills and have a clear vision for the department within a middle school setting. We welcome applications from candidates who will help shape an exciting and enriching curriculum and who has creative ideas to further progress our History and RE departments.  Ideally, candidates would have a specialism in History. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to join our family of forward-thinking staff and motivated students.

We live and breathe our school values of GRIT: generosity, respect, integrity and tenacity. These values underpin our school ethos and shape our daily actions. We are self-assured in what we do and are determined in our pursuit of academic success and personal development.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email recruitment@gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk.
 If you have any questions or wish to discuss the post further, please contact Miss Deeanne Smith (Headteacher) on 0191 2851793 or recruitment@gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk .
Application packs are also available:

from our school website https://www.gosforthcent.newcastle.sch.uk/vacancies, or 
by sending a stamped addressed envelope to:The School Business Manager, Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth, NE3 1UN.
We do not accept CV applications, all applicants must apply using the standard application form and safer recruitment form.
The deadline for these posts is 12:00pm on Monday 27th November 2023 with interviews to be undertaken in the same week.
Gosforth Central Middle school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.
As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.
As part of the shortlisting process, we may be carrying out an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may want to explore with the applicant at interview.??? 
Please note
This job is closed for applications.