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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: 2 days per week (Thursdays & Fridays)

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months to August 2025

Actual salary

£12,000 - £18,610

What skills and experience we're looking for

Outwood Primary Academy Woodlands is seeking a part time EYFS Teacher to join our friendly, enthusiastic and supportive team. The role will be 2 days per week (Thursdays and Fridays) temporary until 31 August 2025.

OGAT's core belief is that children come first, and that every child, irrespective of their background, has the right to an outstanding education. We believe the foundations of strong teaching are based on effective relationships, high expectations and a sense of belonging. We place children at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success, achieving high academic outcomes and a positive climate for learning. We are looking for candidates who demonstrate enthusiasm, passion and determination to meet the needs of all children and have a willingness to learn and develop.

What the school offers its staff

In return, the chosen candidate will have the chance to join a supportive and collaborative team. They will be provided with high quality curriculum resources and connections to planning networks for various age groups. Their growth and development will be a focus, and they will have access to excellent opportunities for continuous professional development.

At Woodlands, we serve a community which has a much higher than average proportion of disadvantaged pupils, therefore we foster a whole school community approach to developing positive relationships, confidence and self-belief which drives our vision of children first. We pride ourselves on being a friendly, nurturing and inclusive staff who are dedicated to providing the best possible education for our children.

Through quality first wave one teaching and additional, carefully planned, support and intervention, we strive to meet the individual needs of all of our learners; aiming for the best possible outcomes for our pupil's regardless of their background, needs or starting points.

We invest a lot of time in to staff development and support by encouraging a culture of continuous improvement and strongly believe in investing in staff to enable them to also reach their full potential.

As a Classroom Teacher you are appointed to the South Cluster therefore, you may be required to work at any of our academies within your cluster or any of the Primary Academies we are supporting as directed by the Executive Principal.

Whether you are an experienced teacher looking for a new challenge or an ECT starting your career, we would love to hear from you! Visits to any of our schools are warmly welcomed.

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 Primary Academy Woodlands

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
405 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Dear Candidate,
Thank you for your interest in this opportunity to join the OGAT Family!
As a Trust, we place our children at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a
culture of success, a positive climate for learning, increased attainment and achievement, alongside
social and emotional development. We aim to transform our childrens’ lives by raising standards and
delivering high quality education in a safe and nurturing environment.
We work collaboratively towards:
● Providing children and staff with an inclusive learning community that is safe and secure.
● Providing children and staff with a learning community and resources that encourages a
healthy lifestyle.
● Providing children with a learning environment that inspires and motivates them to thrive
and reach their potential.
● Providing children with a learning environment which encourages them to have aspirations
for a lifelong career and to have a positive contribution to the world.
Therefore by joining our Primary Academies, you will be joining a supportive team with a relentless
determination to put children first and support all aspects of their development, irrespective of their
background or starting point. As a member of our family, we promise you will make a lasting impact
on the lives of our children and our communities, ensuring a brighter future for all.
We warmly welcome visits to our Academies so you can meet the team and experience the culture
and environment we have created through hard work and dedication. To arrange, please contact
either the school or the contact on our advert.

There are 13 primary academies within the Trust, as class teacher you will be appointed to a cluster
(see below) and we will work with you to offer deployment to an academy that is suitable for you
geographically, and that matches your skillset, development and the needs of the academies. This
brings opportunity and flexibility should you wish to consider working in other academies that bring
different challenges and experiences to further develop your practice and input to a wider
community. Deployments will always be in consultation and for full academic years unless in
exceptional circumstances.
The Academies within our Central Cluster are:
Academy: Local Authority: Website:

OPA Ledger Lane Wakefield. More Information
OPA Kirkhamgate Wakefield. More Information
OPA Lofthouse Gate Wakefield. More information
OPA Park Hill Wakefield. More information
OPA Greenhill Wakefield. More information
The Academies within our South Cluster are:
Academy: Local Authority: Website:

OPA Newstead Green Wakefield. More information

OPA Bell Lane Wakefield. More information

OPA Littleworth Grange Barnsley. More information

OPA Darfield Barnsey. More information

OPA Woodlands Doncaster. More information

The Academies with our North Cluster are:
Academy: Local Authority: Website:

OPA Greystone North Yorkshire More information

OPA Alne North Yorkshire More information

The Academies with our East Cluster are:
Academy: Local Authority: Website:

Outwood Junior Academy

North Lincolnshire More information

Arranging a visit to Outwood Primary Academy Woodlands

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

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