Teacher of Media, Gateshead

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Lord Lawson of Beamish AcademyGateshead

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Start date: 1 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy is oversubscribed, successful and well regarded by parents and the community.  We have over 1,500 students currently on roll, aged 11-19, with over two hundred students in the sixth form.   We received our Academy Order from the Secretary of State for Education in August 2011 and converted to an Academy on 1st March 2012.  We moved into brand new, custom designed and purpose built accommodation in September 2007. The building and environment are exceptionally well maintained and we have a new Independent Learning Centre for the exclusive use of sixth form students

We are a happy, secure academy with a very welcoming and open approach.  We are determinedly professional, though, about raising achievement.  The successful applicant will have the personal skills to fit into this warm environment and must share our determination to drive up standards in our students.  Everything we do is designed to make students feel confident, secure, well supported and happy during their time at Lord Lawson of Beamish.  

Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy are seeking to appoint a dynamic and dedicated Media classroom practitioner to join our successful and vibrant Performing Arts Department which compromises of Dance, Drama, Music and Media. The department work closely together throughout the year collaborating on various public performances such as academy productions, talent shows, showcases of work and celebration events. 

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the provision of Media whilst collaborating within a supportive team. Candidates must be ambitious, dedicated and capable of adding to this successful and popular department. The successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to teach Media, to a mastered standard and raise standards of student achievement, progress and behaviour. 

This is an incredible opportunity for a Newly Qualified Teacher or a teacher of experience looking for new and challenging opportunities. A creative, highly motivated and passionate individual is required to build upon an established media provision.


The interview date for successful candidates is scheduled for Thursday 17 October 2019 and is expected to last one full day.



More about Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 2LP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 191 433 4026
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Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy is a mainstream, state-academy, co-educational, non-denominational, secondary school for children aged 11-18. It is situated in Birtley in County Durham and it has 1500 pupils on its roll.

The school is a new Academy, w...