Vacancies at GCMS:

Please see the links below to find out more information about our current vacancies:




Post Number: SNT2004(e)

Both posts are initially fixed term until 17 December 2021:

  • Post 1 - 37 hours per week, term time only plus 3 training days  - salary £19,312 - £20,493 (actual £16,341 - £17,340)

  • Post 2 - 18 hours per week (days negotiable), term time only plus 3 training days - salary  £19,312 - £20,493 (actual £7,950 - £8,436)

The Governors are looking to appoint 2 Learning Support Assistants (both fixed term to 17th December 2021) to start as soon as possible. This is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking school, where pupils’ behaviour is consistently outstanding. We are part of the Gosforth Schools' Trust where there are opportunities to build common approaches to supporting SEND pupils' needs.

Our staff work in first rate facilities with access to the newest technology. We are committed to staff well-being and our support team report feeling valued and well supported.

We would be delighted to receive applications from people with experience in supporting pupils with SEMH needs, an ASD diagnosis or needs with Cognition and Learning.

If you have any questions or wish to discuss the posts further, please contact Mrs M Good (Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion) on 0191 2851793 or email us at


It should be clear on applications which of the roles you are applying for.

The deadline for these posts is 12 noon on Thursday 28th January 2021.

Interviews* will be held by within a week of Friday 29th January 2021.

*please note that due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, interviews may be held virtually by Zoom.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for either of these positions, please complete the following application form and safer recruitment form and submit it along with a covering letter to:


Post: School Business Manager, Gosforth Central Middle School, Great North Road, Gosforth,  Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1UN.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications, all applications must include the standard application form and safer recruitment form.


This school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from DBS and a range of other recruitment checks.

As these posts involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

0191 285 1793

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