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  • Start date details

    01/09/2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    31 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30000 and £46525

What skills and experience we're looking for

Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies

An understanding for how Assessment for Learning can improvestudent performance

Confidence in the use of standard computer packages (word

processing, email and spreadsheets) and how these can be used toenhance student learning

Able to use student level data to raise standards

Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on andtry new approaches and ideas

Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues

Ability to communicate high expectations to all students

Able to communicate both orally and in writing to students and theirparents

Sharing good practice across the department Recent and relevant teaching experience in employment or training.

Awareness of the strategies available for improving the learningand achievementof all students.

A good understanding of curriculum developments in the specificsubject area.

A degree in an appropriate discipline related to relevant subject.

Teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

What the school offers its staff

Outwood Grange Academies Trust supports colleagues by funding an extensive range of accredited training courses and apprenticeship opportunities up to Masters level. We also offer:

Your starting salary plus annual inflation linked increases. The starting salary will be dependent on experience.

We follow the principles of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document

You will be automatically enrolled into the generous Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Pay progression happens automatically on the anniversary of the target period appropriate to your role

Flexible family friendly policies from day one

We have our own Workload Charter and are committed to ensuring that Teachers’ workloads are manageable

All teachers receive an allotted minimum of two hours CPD each week

Access to centralised resources to support with lesson planning and reducing workload

Comprehensive induction and training process

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies

Nursery voucher scheme

Free flu vaccinations

Free onsite parking

Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing

Access to various discount sites

Further details about the role

Outwood Academy Freeston became part of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust on 1st May 2018. The Academy is in the heart of Normanton, which is a small town and part of the City of Wakefield.

It is a mixed school for both girls and boys ages 11-16. We are an increasingly popular choice of secondary school for families in the local area.

Outwood Academy Freeston is renowned for the caring ethos that pervades the work of the staff and its students. Visitors always comment on our warm, welcoming and friendly atmosphere. This academy is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and expects the same for its staff and volunteers. Our academy has a strong connection to its history with the Freeston Foundation who continue to support the academy, its students and the community.

Outwood Academy Freeston, places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning and increased attainment.

The aim of all at Outwood Academy Freeston is to provide our students with the knowledge, skills and understanding that they will need in order for them to realise their ambitions, pursue their chosen pathways and to make valuable contributions to society.

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
1012 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.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Freeston

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.habgood@freeston.outwood.com.

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