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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom practitioner to join out Computer Science department from September 2023. This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people.

You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

The post is open to applications from both ECT and qualified candidates.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to deliver quality teaching that drives achievement and inspires a love of learning
  • As a committed team player, you will have excellent organisational skills and the natural ability to motivate students and raise their aspirations through a range of strategies
  • An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential
  • Be able to create a motivating and safe learning environment for all students
  • Be able to lead and manage their own work effectively

What the school offers its staff

Outwood Grange Academies Trust provides a high-quality learning and cultural environment that inspires and motivates children. Whether you are ambitious for progression or determined to be an outstanding classroom teacher, Outwood Academy Freeston is the place for you. Leadership development, succession planning and capacity building are major priorities for the Trust as this enables us to facilitate rapid progression for those who want to advance either in the classroom or at a leadership level.

We pride ourselves on strong leadership, excellent outcomes and high expectations of all. You will be well supported by an experienced team of teachers and Directors as you work to raise attainment levels and offer an engaging curriculum experience.

The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools, which affords opportunities for staff to work and progress across several schools if desired. All staff are guaranteed a minimum of two hours CPD per week and a further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through our own network of teaching schools.

The DfE are promoting additional payments to encourage early career teachers in state-funded secondary schools in England to continue teaching. These early career teacherswill need to be teaching in one of the following subjectareas: Chemistry, Computer Science, Maths or Physics.

It is worth noting that, in this context, the DfE are referringto early career teachers who trained to teach during, or after,2017/18.

These colleaguescan check their eligibilityat the DfE webpage below:

DfE Guidance: Levelling up premium payments for teachers

Further details about the role

The successful candidate for this position will receive an Outwood Welcome Bonus of £5000 in addition to an annual salary. This will be paid in the first month’s salary

Commitment to safeguarding

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Academy Freeston

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
935 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01924 302560

Outwood Academy Freeston provides education for 11-16 year olds, and is situated in the heart of Normanton, West Yorkshire near the city of Wakefield.

Outwood Academy Freeston aims to provide the best education for all its students by promoting the highest academic standards through quality teaching and learning. It develops students with the knowledge, skills, values and attitudes that will prepare them well for the future. We aim to create and sustain a positive learning environment and work in partnership with parents and the wider community to improve in every aspect of our work.

Outwood Academy Freeston is a member of Outwood Grange Academies Trust. The Trust currently sponsors a number of secondary and primary schools in the region. Outwood Grange Academy has been a National Teaching school for many years and was accredited as one of the country’s first Teaching Schools.

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