Teacher of Science

Teacher of Science

Start date: September 2022
Contract type: Full time
Contract term: Permanent
Salary: MPS

Come to work in a thriving community. Callerton Academy is a growing secondary school committed to providing the very best education for pupils from Year 7 to Year 11. We are one of two new schools within Gosforth Group Multi Academy Trust. The school opened in September 2021 in a newly reconfigured school building in Newcastle’s Graingertown. We will move to a brand new 1200 capacity school building in 2023 to the north west of the city – close to Westerhope, Kingston Park and Newcastle International Airport.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher who is passionate, pro-active and innovative. The post offers a fantastic opportunity for an energetic teacher with excellent skills and subject knowledge to work and develop within a positive and supportive environment.

You will also need to be extremely versatile and keen to be an integral part of many and varied aspects of school life; particularly during the coming years while the school is growing in size.

What we need:

  • An outstanding practitioner
  • A passion for Science and for teaching and leading all facets of the Science curriculum
  • A commitment to fresh and exciting methods of delivering the curriculum
  • The ability to work effectively within a supportive team environment
  • A relentless drive to secure the best possible outcomes for students of all abilities and from all backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and ICT skills
  • An interest and commitment to the whole school community

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.

You are welcome to visit the school to speak to the Leader of Teaching and Learning in Science at Callerton Academy on either Monday 7th February at 4.30pm or Wednesday 9th February at 4.30pm. Please complete this form to register your interest in the session you would like to attend. Please note that there is not an expectation for you to visit the school before application.

To apply:     

Please send all completed applications to

Closing date for applications:

9am Wednesday 16th February 2022

Interview date:

Week commencing 7th March 2022