Wednesday, April 18th, 2018.

Excelsior Academy Newcastle, Denton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 6AF

Excelsior Academy is a large and successful All Through Academy providing education for pupils aged 3 -19.


Teaching Vacancies

Required for September 2018

History Teacher (permanent – experience of Sociology would also be an advantage)

Salary negotiable depending on experience


Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy in its tenth year. It works on a ‘schools within a school’ model.

Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first ‘all through’ Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.


Working at Excelsior will challenge you – but the rewards are huge. Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will have the potential to work in Key Stages three, four and five.

If you think you have the talent and drive to transform the life chances of our pupils, then we would love to hear from you. Subject knowledge is essential, but so is the enthusiasm and creativity to spark our pupils’ imaginations.

The Trust is interested in applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates.


To apply, please complete an application form and return it to; ; or to Vicky Kirtley (HR Administrator) at the main school address.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 30th April 2018

Interviews will be held: w/c 7th May 2018

Please refer to the vacancies section of our website for further details; or


We would like to thank you for your application for these roles. However, please note that if you have not had a response by 5pm on Friday 4th May you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Excelsior Academy and Laidlaw Schools Trust (LST) is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; it expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Teacher Person Spec May 2017
EA Teacher Job Description May 2017
LST Application Form v2
20170928 Application Guidance Notes