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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 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

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS 1 - UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of English to join our friendly and evolving English department. The successful candidate should possess deep subject knowledge and a passion for English. We want someone who will inspire students to love the subject as much as we do. As a member of the Outwood family, you will be aligned with our vision, which places 'Students First' at its core.

The English curriculum in our school is rigorous, with appropriate challenge and consolidation to allow students of all abilities to flourish, whilst offering opportunities for increased breadth and depth for more-able students and support and intervention for students who are less fluent. The skills, knowledge and understanding developed through the Key Stage 3 curriculum provide a solid preparation for success in KS4 examination courses (Eduqas) and post-16 A-level courses.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?

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.

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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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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