Leader of Teaching and Learning in History

Leader of Teaching and Learning in History


Start date: September 2023 (or earlier)

Contract type: Full-time

Contract term:  Permanent

Salary MPR/UPR + UPR 1A (£8706)


Come to work in a thriving community. The Gosforth Group is a multi-academy trust 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 a superb education for students from Year 5 through to Year 13.

Gosforth Academy is a highly successful and popular school that was rated good by Ofsted in 2022. We are seeking an inspirational and dynamic leader for Teaching and Learning in History. You will have excellent subject knowledge and a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress, whilst demonstrating effective and exciting teaching and learning. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone looking to lead a large and successful department within an exciting environment.

What we need:


  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for History and for teaching all facets of the History curriculum
  • A proven track record of excellent achievement across all key stages (3, 4 & 5)
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • The ability to lead, inspire and develop a team of staff
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities and from all backgrounds
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent, communication and ICT skills


We can offer you:


  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A large, vibrant Sixth form
  • A school with its community at heart
  • Free membership of an on-site 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.


For further details please email">  Alternatively visit our website  Completed application forms to be returned to Mr Preit Chahal, Principal to the address above.


Closing date is 9 am Thursday 16th March 2023