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)
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
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.
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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