Teacher of English

Gosforth Group


Head office: Gosforth Academy, Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 2JH


Start date: September 2023                            

Contract type: Full time

Contract term: Permanent                                        

Salary: Main Pay Range


Come to work in a thriving community.

The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust currently consisting of six schools (Gosforth Academy, Gosforth Junior High Academy, North Gosforth Academy, Jesmond Park Academy, Callerton Academy and Great Park Academy) committed to providing an outstanding education for students from Year 5 to Year 13.

The Gosforth Group offers significant opportunities for talented professionals to develop and further their careers in a highly skilled and supportive environment.

We are looking to appoint passionate and inspiring English teachers to join our innovative English departments across the Trust in September 2023 at an exciting phase of the Trust’s development.

The successful candidate(s) must have the skills necessary to teach across Key Stage 3 and 4 with the potential to develop to A-level teaching. This will be underpinned by a passion for their subject and an ability to adapt and apply a range of innovative and progressive teaching and learning strategies to engage pupils and deliver the curriculum. They will be able to plan and organise their workload whilst working effectively within a supportive team environment. Promoting safeguarding and the welfare of all students will be at the heart of everything that they do.

This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference within a growing and diverse multi-academy trust.

If you have the skills, enthusiasm and commitment to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you. In return, we can offer you:

  • A Trust with the community at its heart
  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals and enthusiastic and motivated students
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • Free use of a free on-site gym at Gosforth Academy
  • An growing programme of staff well-being activities

We will choose the most appropriate school to base you in as soon as practicable. This may be subject to internal moves to any of our schools as substantive roles become available. Therefore, if successful, you may be allocated to any school within the Trust.

All applications are welcome, including from trainee teachers who will be qualified teachers in September 2023.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

For further details visit our website Completed application forms should be returned to Chris Duckett at

In addition to the application form please provide a covering letter which tells us, in no more than 450 words, why you’d like to work in a Gosforth Group school and what your particular areas of interest are in relation to your subject.

If you would like an information chat before applying please arrange a time by emailing Chris Duckett at

Closing date 9.00am 27 January 2023