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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary until January 2025, but this may be extended

Pay scale

MPS 1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Dance Teacher to join our friendly and evolving Dance department. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a highly experienced Head of Department who has an excellent track record of achieving outstanding results at both KS4 and KS5; and is employed by Pearson as a Team Leader on the BTEC Tech Award in Performing Arts. The department has a strong curriculum that is well-planned and ready to deliver, but there is also the flexibility to allow for the successful candidate to contribute their own creative ideas. The department engages in a range of extra curricular activities including an annual musical, The Great Big Dance Off, Outwood Performance of the Year and a Trust wide Dance Showcase. A Dance piece from Outwood Grange won the performance of the year competition last year with their Peaky Blinders performance. The successful candidate for this temporary post will be working within a large Trust of schools and wherever possible, we will look for opportunities beyond this post in one of our neighbouring schools. As a member of the Outwood family, you will be aligned with our vision, which places 'Students First' at its core.

At Outwood Grange Academy we have impressive, state of the art facilities with the Sir Michael Wilkins Arts Centre, which is dedicated to the performing arts. This building boasts a number of specialist dance studios, along with a modern auditorium, that seats over 300 in the audience. We are proud to be a flagship academy for the performing arts within our Trust, and regularly host other academies and invite the community in to enjoy our professional standard productions.

What the school offers its staff

We are an Outstanding-rated, 11-18 academy based in Wakefield, a cathedral city near Leeds. Wakefield is the birthplace of the successful Outwood Grange Family, a Trust that has supported 41 schools across various phases in the North of England.

We have nurtured a school community that is welcoming and friendly, where students and staff can make excellent progress together, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased attainment, achievement and social and emotional development.

The students of Outwood Grange Academy both deserve and need exceptional staff role models. We are looking for staff who care, who inspire, and who believe in our students' potential. Is this you?

Further details about the role

This vacancy is being managed by our Recruitment Partner at Hays.

“If you would like to discuss this role further or require any more information prior to making an application, please contact our recruitment partner HaysSpecialist Recruitment Limited, Michelle Audis on 07840 047154 or emailmichelle.audis@hays.com. Please DO NOT click on the Apply ButtonHays Expression of Interest Form

If you do use the Apply Button, you are acknowledging that your application will be dealt with by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acting as the employment agency for Outwood Grange Academies Trust and that your personal data will be processed in accordance with Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited privacy policy -Recruitment Privacy Policy and Agency GDPR Terms | Hays.

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About Outwood Grange Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1995 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Outwood Grange Academy

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

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