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Teacher of Social Studies & RE
Teacher of Social Studies & RE

Post: Teacher of Social Studies and RE

Base: Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE3 3RU

Salary: M/UPR: £30,000 to £46,525 pa

Status:  Permanent, Full Time

Closing Date: 9am on 4 December 2023

Required: ASAP

Northern Leaders Trust, formerly Kenton Schools Academy Trust, formed in 2014, is a growing, passionate Trust in the North East of England. Our eyes are firmly fixed on providing the best education possible for young people in our city, our region and nationally.

At Kenton, our strong and committed team share our vision of ensuring all students not only reach their potential but are also happy, confident and resilient students who treat each other with compassion and respect.

Students are at the centre of everything we do. Through collaboration, every aspect of our work is of high quality. Our academies deliver an ambitious and inclusive curriculum that enables all students to excel academically and socially.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Social Studies and RE. The post is open to both experienced and early career teachers. For early career teachers we offer a comprehensive suite of training and support.

Our Faculty of Social Studies comprises of the Head of Faculty plus 5 teachers.  This is a vibrant, exciting, and supportive department who oversee a range of popular courses throughout the various Key Stages with majority of courses at Key Stage 5.  Subjects include Criminology, Child Development, Health and Social Care, Law, Psychology, RE and Sociology. The department is well resourced and benefits from close links with other departments.

If you are the person we are looking for, you will possess a broad base of subject knowledge, a proven track record of effectiveness and impact as a classroom teacher, and strong analytical skills with the ability to use data effectively to track progress and raise achievement.

In return we offer:

  • Access to fantastic ECT support for early careers teachers/professional development for those who have already passed statutory induction
  • Access to the Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work scheme
  • Access to on site gym facilities at our Kenton School site
  • Career progression and development opportunities
  • Access to a range of health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Fantastically resourced schools, both with easy commuting access to the A1 and A19, plus free on-site parking.

How to Apply

Please complete download an application form below and return to [email protected]

Closing date:  9am 4 December 2023

Northern Leaders Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.


Teacher of Social Studies and RE Candidate Information Pack Nov 2023.pdf

Application Form.doc

Disclosure of Criminal Convictions Policy.pdf