• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    16 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Leadership
Health and social care, Law, Psychology, Social sciences, Sociology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Ossett Academy & Accord Sixth Form are seeking to recruit an ambitious and inspirational Curriculum Team Leader of Social Sciences with vision, expertise and the desire to lead a forward-thinking team from September 2021. You will be required to build on existing strengths within the department and drive improvements to ensure that excellent teaching leads to sustained success.

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner who can enthuse, engage, empower and inspire both students and staff to achieve to the best of their ability. You will have demonstrable experience of leading others to deliver successful outcomes or be an aspiring middle leader with proven experience in your field.

The Social Sciences department at Ossett Academy & Accord Sixth Form consists of Sociology, Psychology, Criminology, Law and Health & Social Care and the department is largely based in our purpose built Sixth Form building (Accord Sixth). All subjects are hugely popular in our high-performing Sixth Form, and some subjects are a popular and successful option at GCSE.

If you have the vision and skills to deliver inspirational teaching whilst having the focus and drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached, we’d love to hear from you.

Employee benefits

- An opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across academies and within the central Trust teams, with other academies and Multi Academy Trust’s on a local or regional basis
- Opportunities to lead on developments as a stepping stone to further career opportunities.
- A specific career stage pathway of professional development with a commitment to support engagement in nationally recognised professional qualifications (NPQ’s).
- All employees have access to discounted rates for self and family members for a range of local and national companies and services, reviewed annually.
- All employees have access to the Fitness Suite located within one of the Academies in the Trust free of charge.
- Access to a biannual C2W scheme

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1695 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
Contact phone number
01924 668930

About Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College

Ossett Academy is part of the Accord Multi Academy Trust which is a Wakefield based Trust; all four academies in the Trust are closely located to one another which lends itself to many opportunities to work closely and collaboratively. All academies are within a three-mile radius of one another and can be found a short drive off junction 40 of the M1.

Arranging a visit to Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College

We encourage interested candidates to get in touch and have a discussion to see what makes us great! Contact the HR team on hr@accordmat.org who would be happy to answer any questions you may have or put you in touch with an appropriate colleague for an informal discussion regarding the role.

School location

Storrs Hill Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 0DG

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