Leader of Teaching and Learning in PE

Leader of Teacher and Learning in PE

Start date: September 2023
Contract type: Full time
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2 £7368

This is a wonderful opportunity for a dynamic, creative person to shape the future of our growing school.  You will do this by developing a first class PE curriculum and leading a thriving team of exceptional PE teachers.

Great Park Academy is one of two new schools within Gosforth Group Multi Academy Trust that opened in September 2021.

Great Park Academy is a 9-16 school that is currently housed on the Gosforth Academy site before moving to a brand new 1200 capacity school building on Newcastle Great Park.

The successful applicant will establish and develop the PE curriculum and build a highly successful teaching team. You will have a proven record of raising attainment and accelerating progress, whilst demonstrating effective and exciting teaching and learning.

Our Leader of Teaching and Learning in PE will be a consummate professional, practical and ‘hands-on’; able to enthuse and motivate colleagues and students alike.

This is a unique chance for someone looking to develop as a leader within a highly successful and supportive school and multi academy trust, backed up by excellent resources and facilities.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for PE and for teaching and leading all facets of the PE curriculum
  • A proven track record of excellent progress and achievement across key stage 3 and 4
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • 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
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills

We can offer you:

  • An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals in school and across the MAT
  • Enthusiastic and motivated students
  • An exciting and extensive commitment to professional development
  • A school with its community at heart
  • 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 Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

We hope you’ll visit our website to find out more about us.

If you would like to speak to the Assistant Principal about this role please contact the admin team at

To apply:     

Please send completed application to

Following the shortlisting process, where applicable, candidates who attend interview will be reimbursed reasonable expenses for travel and accommodation'.


Closing date for applications:

9.00am Tuesday 21st March 2023