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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to U3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Computer Science and Business Faculty is high-performing and routinely achieves excellent outcomes for students. The faculty is strong, stable with great experience and consists of 4 members of staff; including 2 specialist Computer Science and IT staff. It has a welcoming and supportive ethos. We also have access to an expert Computer Science Director, who provides support, advice and coaching alongside us to develop our expertise.

Our curriculum is rich, wide-ranging and rigorous that encompasses Digital Literacy, Information Technology and Computing with the intention that all students become technologically savvy and responsible e-citizens. Computer Science is delivered one-hour-a-week at KS3, with growing popularity at KS4 and Post-16. At KS4 we currently offer OCR GCSE Computer Science and WJEC Vocational IT.At Post-16 teaching of Computer Science and IT is shared with Outwood Academy Valley.

If you have any questions, please contactGareth Turner, Head of ICT by email:g.turner@portland.outwood.com

What the school offers its staff

We are proud that Outwood Academy Portland is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We are an 11-18 academy based in the large friendly town of Worksop, near Sheffield and Nottingham.

Since joining the Outwood Family in 2012, our students have achieved impressive exam result success.

We have created an educational environment where staff and students constantly strive to improve; where teachers sharpen their skills and expand their repertoires to deliver an outstanding learning experience; and where teachers, classroom assistants, mentors, tutors, inclusion support assistants and students operate as a seamless team. This enables everybody, staff and students, to not only see but also help fulfil the potential in each other. Following its latest visit, Ofsted noted that our ‘teachers and support staff comment positively about the opportunities they have for regular training to develop their skills.’

We believe our success speaks for itself as we are above the national average for the number of students achieving at a Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs. We are also proud to have been awarded Bronze Status by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health Award.

We work hard to ensure we reduce workload on staff, allowing more time in the classroom to put our vision of students first, raising standards and transforming lives into practice.

All academies within the Outwood Family have gained the IQM Inclusive Schools Award with 18 having Centre of Excellence status and one holding Flagship status.

If you share our vision, join our family.

Further details about the role

Outwood Academy Portland is located a short drive off the A1 and M1, making it easily accessible from a large range of locations

Prospective applicants are welcome to contact us if they have any questions or would like to arrange a tour of the academy. Come and see what we are all about!

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 Portland

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1662 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01909 471010

We are proud that Outwood Academy Portland is rated Outstanding by Ofsted and we are delighted to be based in the large friendly town of Worksop, near Sheffield and Nottingham.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. The Academy became part of the Outwood Family of Schools in 2012 and as a member of the Outwood Family we believe in putting Students First, raising standards and transforming lives.

OGAT are proud to be a part of the National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) hosting it’s North and East campus as Outwood Academy Redcar and Outwood Academy Adwick. The NIoT identifies best practice in education, in order to develop cutting-edge, evidence-based teacher training and professional development programmes. OGAT colleagues will benefit from the work of the institute, which draws on the expertise of some of the most outstanding school leaders in education today.

You can find out more about the NIoT and the programmes we offer, which have been designed to fit around the pressures of school life, follow us on twitter: @NatInstTeaching

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Portland

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@portland.outwood.com.

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