Assistant Principal – Behaviour & Attendance

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, North Gosforth Academy are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational Assistant Principal. The successful candidate will provide proactive support to the Principal/Vice Principal and ensure that the leadership and management of the Academy operate at the most effective level possible. We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and driven leader with experience in developing and implementing new initiatives either within a department or whole school. As a Senior Leader you will be a highly visible part of our school community and must therefore model the highest levels of professionalism, whilst being able to develop strong working relationships with staff and students.

What we need:

  • Evidence of successful engagement / long-term interest in pastoral work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills
  • Evidence of leadership and teamwork activities
  • Ability to relate well to students in teaching and pastoral roles
  • Consistently high expectations of students and yourself
  • A sense of humour and adaptability
  • Ability to respond consistently and professionally to challenging behaviours of all kinds

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 Wednesday 23rd March