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Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise


South Gosforth First School, Alnmouth Drive, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1YF.

Class Teacher

MPS/UPS: £23,720 - £39,406 per annum, depending on relevant teaching experience. (Actual: £11,860 - £19,703 per annum).

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

South Gosforth First School
Alnmouth Drive
South Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1YF.

0.5 (FTE)
Fixed term for 1 year initially - 1 September 2019 until 31 August 2020
NQTs are welcome and encouraged to apply.

South Gosforth is a well- established, school with an excellent reputation within the Gosforth Schools Trust.

The governors wish to appoint a hardworking and inspirational teacher who has a passion for children’s learning.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their commitment to working as part of a successful team. They will need to have high aspirations for themselves and their pupils and a determination to provide a school experience enabling all children to reach their full potential.

We are looking for a skilled and effective teacher with enthusiasm and energy who:
• Is an excellent practitioner.
• Is flexible and committed to working as a team.
• Has an innovative, creative and effective teaching approach.
•Has the potential to teach across all ages within our First School.
• Has experience of delivering a curriculum that is creative and responsive to children’s needs.
• Possesses excellent communication skills.
• Is well organised and highly motivated.

We could offer you:
• Children who love to learn.
• A supportive and forward thinking staff team, including our governors.
• An actively involved parent body who really care about the school.
• A commitment to staff development.

This school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Elizabeth Dixon on 0191 285 3453.

An application form with supporting job description and person specification can be downloaded from the school website:
Please return hard copies to school. We do not accept emailed applications.
Thank you.

Closing Date: Thursday 23 May 2019 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 28 May 2019
Interviews: Thursday 6 June 2019.

Fixed Term

  23 May 2019