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Leader of Teaching and Learning in English

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/04/2017 12:00
MPS / UPS £22,467 - £38,250 per annum plus TLR 2 £6,450 per annum depending on relevant teaching experience
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Gosforth Junior High Academy, Regent Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1EE
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 Apr

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This school has 'Academy' status and you will not be directly employed by Newcastle City Council.

Gosforth Federated Academies – Principal: Hugh Robinson
Gosforth Junior High Academy
Regent Avenue
Newcastle Upon Tyne

Start date: September 2017

Full time as in accordance with the Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document

Come to work in a thriving community. Gosforth Federated Academies is comprised of two schools (Gosforth Academy and Gosforth Junior High Academy) committed to providing a superb education for pupils from Year 5 through to Year 13.

Gosforth Junior High Academy is a highly successful school rated as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Links with schools across the Gosforth pyramid are strong, allowing potential for the sharing of practice and pedagogy across all phases.

We are seeking an outstanding, inspiring and highly organised Leader of Teaching and Learning in English. An ideal candidate will have the skills to lead on pupil progression, curriculum developments and teaching and learning in English across the school.
This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. The role includes working alongside the Leader of Teaching and Learning for Key Stage 2 to ensure pupils fulfil their potential in KS2 assessments.

We need:

• A passion for teaching and education;
• Excellent knowledge of best practice in teaching and learning of English and Literacy at Key Stages 2 and 3;
• An ability to lead, manage and develop the provision of programmes and activities that enable pupils to achieve excellence;
• The ability to lead and develop colleagues;
• An ability to foster a supportive team environment;
• Consistently high expectations of pupils and yourself
• Excellent communication and ICT skills
• A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum

We can offer you:

• An opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school;
• An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals;
• A modern new building that provides excellent facilities;
• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils
• An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development;
• A school with its community at heart
• Low- cost membership of the Academy’s gym and excellent sports facilities.
• An exciting programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities, from football to surfing!

If you share our community’s ethos of progression, diversity and dynamism then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Gosforth Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

If you hold the skills and experience we’re looking for, we’d love to hear from you!

For further details please email hr@ga.newcastle.sch.uk . Alternatively visit our website www.gosforthacademy.org.uk . Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Hugh Robinson, Principal to the address above.

Closing date is 12 noon Friday 28 April.

The Gosforth Federated Academies Ltd trading as Gosforth Academy and Gosforth Junior High Academy.

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