Assistant Principal Key Stage 3

Assistant Principal – Key Stage 3


Start Date: January 2023

School: Gosforth Junior High Academy

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary L13 – L18


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 January 2023, Gosforth Junior High Academy are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational Assistant Principal – Key Stage 3. The successful candidate will provide proactive support to the Principal and 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 within a 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: 

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for teaching and education
  • A proven track record of excellent progress and achievement across Key Stage 3
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum including the use of ICT
  • A leader who has passion for quality pastoral care including high expectations of behaviour, attendance and safeguarding
  • The ability to develop, lead and inspire a team of staff
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities and from all backgrounds
  • Consistently high expectations of students and of yourself
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills
  • Experience of working with multi-agencies to provide student support

 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 a 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.

Gosforth Junior High 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 Alternatively visit our website for further details and an application form. 

Completed application forms to be returned to


Closing date is 9am Friday 7 October 2022