Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (OSSMA) is a non-denominational, non-selective school, welcoming students of all backgrounds from the local community. Our mission is to equip every student with the knowledge, learning power and character necessary for success both at the next stage of their education and beyond. We believe in ‘aspiration beyond limits,’ that there is nothing our students are not capable of attaining, and ‘success beyond measure,’ where our students’ achievements are judged on more than just exam grades. Students, teachers, staff and parents are committed to making this vision a reality in a vibrant and inclusive learning community in which everyone can succeed.
At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy, we go the extra mile for our young people. We are committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning to enable every child to be the best that they can be. Our vision is that all Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy students will develop aspiration without limits and success beyond measure.
We will offer you:
Professional and personal development;
Excellent support from an experienced team;
Friendly staff and motivated students;
A comprehensive range of extra-curricular activities;
Innovative approaches to reducing workload, improving wellbeing and work-life balance whilst retaining high standards;
Wellbeing is at the core of our people strategy so we offer a range of practical and holistic measures to support your health and wellbeing, from private health insurance to retail discounts, with access to emotional support services and salary sacrifice schemes for cars and bicycles available to all OSSMA employees.
An empowered workforce with a genuine voice in improving the Academy further;
A unified, dedicated and supportive team of staff
What we are looking for:
We are looking to appoint a dynamic, strong, and inspirational leader of ICT & Business Studies to join our experienced ICT / Business team. The successful candidate must have a passion for developing ICT and Business and must demonstrate a clear interest in developing teaching and learning and research informed practice, whilst working alongside a team passionate about securing the best possible outcomes for students. Candidates will be required to teach up to GCSE level and be keen to stretch our highest attaining pupils.
At Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews, we recruit those people who display the character and competence to really drive our academy forward and accelerate achievement standards for all our students. It is therefore essential that candidates can identify with, and be committed to, upholding the values of the Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews ethos. Applications are welcome from suitably experienced teachers who are able demonstrate that they can make a significant contribution to a team, have huge impact on pupil outcomes and demonstrate a deep understanding of ICT/Business curriculum.
This is an exceptional opportunity to make a difference to the future of education with an academy that is ever improving and striving to be outstanding. If you share the academy's vision and ambitions, possess a strong desire to work within an ethos of creative collaboration and partnership and want to have a positive impact on young people, families and our community, then we would be delighted to hear from you.
This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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