Assistant Curriculum Leader of Science

Start date: September 2022                          

Contract term: Permanent

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. 

Required from September 2022, we are seeking an inspirational, dynamic and industrious teacher to join and help lead a rapidly developing Science department in an exciting phase of the Academy’s development. We are looking for someone who is passionate, proactive and energetic with superb subject knowledge and the skills necessary to teach Science across key stages 3 and 4 and deliver outstanding outcomes.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress, whilst demonstrating effective teaching and learning at all times. Our Second in Department for Science will be a consummate professional and a strong team player who will enthuse and motivate colleagues and students.

This is a fantastic opening for a teacher looking to progress in a highly skilled supportive environment. This role would suit an aspirational teacher looking for a role in middle leadership and is the perfect role for a candidate who aspires to become a head of department.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for Science
  • The ability to help build an effective team
  • 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
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • Free use of an on-site gym
  • A programme of staff ‘well-being’ activities

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. 

North 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 have any queries please email

Completed application forms to be returned to the PA to the Principal at

Closing date is 9am on Monday 21st March 2022