Junior School Teacher
Newcastle High School for Girls
£28,000 - £47,000
Permanent – Full-time
Required from 1st September 2022, or earlier if possible.
The application process will be completed by our online portal. Please click on link below or if you have any difficulty copy and paste link into your browser: –
Based at our Junior School (Nursery to Year 6), Chapman House, Sandyford Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1TA
We wish to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and committed Key Stage 2 teacher in our superbly appointed Nursery to Year 6 setting. The successful applicant will contribute to providing a first-class education for our pupils by teaching with expertise, confidence and enthusiasm, having regard to curriculum planning and will teach challenging, well-organised lessons informed by secure knowledge and sound pedagogy. The appointed person will take responsibility for coordination of an allocated subject area across Junior School, to be negotiated depending on interest and expertise. They should be able to offer tailored support to the learning of individual pupils and support consistent delivery of the school’s pastoral aims, as well as play a key role in supporting the school’s extensive co and extra-curricular provision.
Full details of the responsibilities for this role can be found in the Job Description provided.
About the School
NHSG is a leading, selective, academic, independent day school. Our girls are ambitious, bright, enthusiastic and eager to learn, and we offer a warm and supportive community. Our junior setting boasts superb facilities and occupies a 5 acre historic site within the conservation woodland of Sandyford Park in Jesmond, a vibrant and leafy suburb, close to the City Centre and with excellent transport links. As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we offer a variety of benefits, including:
- Competitive rate of pay and conditions
- Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
- Access to the extensive GDST central training and development programme
- Training grants for obtaining further qualifications
- Discounted fees for children at GDST schools
- Free lunches and refreshments during term time
- Free Parking
- Interest free loans for travel season tickets and personal computer equipment
- A bike to work scheme
- A great working environment, atmosphere and location
Closing date: Monday 31st January (12 noon) but early applications are welcomed. Interviews will take place during week commencing 7th February .
The NHSG and GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
NHSG and GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS. Applications will be considered only from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK.
Newcastle High School for Girls
Newcastle High School for Girls is one of the North East’s leading independent girls’ day schools. Founded in 2014 following the merger of two very long standing predecessor schools, NHSG is a state-of-the-art, modern school with a tradition and history stemming back almost 150 years.
We are an all through school (ages 3-18) with around 250 girls in the Junior School and 450 in the Senior School, including 150 in the Sixth Form, who, together with around 150 staff, make up a friendly and welcoming community.
The Junior and Senior Schools occupy their own separate campuses around a mile apart and the role will require working at both locations. Our two campuses are situated within the suburban, leafy, areas of Jesmond and Sandyford, both with excellent transport links to the Tyne & Wear Metro and bus services from across the region.Visit School Website