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Teacher of Physical Education

Start date: September 2019             

Contract type: Full-time

Contract term: Permanent  

Salary: MPR

Come to work in a thriving community. 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 graded ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, versatile and skilful male teacher of PE to join our effective and diverse PE teaching and learning team.  You will be required to teach PE across key stages 3, 4 and 5.

Physical Education is a popular subject in the school which enjoys a reputation for excellence in a range of sporting activities including significant success at regional and national levels.  You will teach a wide range of activities within the PE curriculum.  This post offers a superb opportunity for a teacher with excellent skills to develop further within an experienced and dynamic department.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for PE
  • An ability to contribute to the teaching of Rugby and Football
  • An unstinting commitment to extra-curricular activities    
  • The ability to teach GCSE, BTEC and A Level PE
  • A proven track record of excellent achievement across all key stages
  • 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:

  • State of the art sports facilities
  • 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!

For further details please email   

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

Closing date is 12pm on Monday 1st April 2019