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Teacher of Design and Technology (full time)

Start date: September 2019                 

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Fixed term for one year until 31 August 2020

Salary: MPR

Come to work in a thriving community. Gosforth Federated Academies comprises three schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy and North Gosforth Academy) with a fourth school, Heaton Manor School, scheduled to join our MAT shortly.  Two of our schools are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. 

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Design and Technology to work across the age and ability range in this successful and dynamic 13-19 Academy. Applications are welcomed from both newly qualified and experienced teachers. The successful candidate will be involved in the delivery of Key Stage 3 Design and Technology, GCSE Design Technology, NCFE Craft and A-level Design Technology (Product Design).  The ability to deliver Food Technology is also desirable. This is an exciting opportunity to join a department well established at teaching academic and vocational courses across all 3 key stages.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for the subject
  • The ability to secure excellent achievement across all key stages
  • An ability to work effectively within a supportive team environment
  • Consistently high expectations of pupils and yourself
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum.
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills

We can offer you:

  • 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!

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. 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!

If you have any queries  

Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Hugh Robinson, Principal, Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2JH.

Closing date is 12pm on Wednesday 3rd April 2019