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Teacher of Sociology

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 rated ‘outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection. We are seeking an inspirational, dynamic and industrious teacher of Sociology to join a successful department in an exciting phase of the Academy’s development.

The successful candidate will have the skills necessary to teach Sociology at Key Stage 5. The ability to offer a second social science subject (Law, Politics or Psychology) at A level will be

an advantage. This is a superb opportunity for a teacher looking to develop in a highly skilled supportive environment.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for Sociology
  • The ability to teach Sociology at A Level
  • The ability to teach a second social science subject (Law, Politics or Psychology)
  • The ability to secure 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:

  • 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 hr@ga.newcastle.sch.uk.

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 12 noon Thursday 28 March 2019