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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Health & Social Care

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£33,213.00 - £49,738.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS + TLR2A

Health & Social Care Lead Practitioner job summary

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, creative and inspirational Health and Social Care Lead Practitioner, to contribute fully to the future development of our expanding department at the academy. You will have the ability to teach Health and Social Care to Key stage 4 and Key Stage 5 work collaboratively alongside the Subject Leader.

If you can motivate students to achieve or exceed their target grades, have experience within the health and social care sector, and are driven to ensure students receive the best possible experience, then this job is for you. The Health and Social Care department is a highly successful one at Forge; a department that achieves outstanding results year on year.

The successful candidate will:

  • Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students.
  • Have a commitment to inclusion.
  • Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department.
  • Have enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and humour.
  • Have a thorough understanding of routes into further education, higher education and employment for students undertaking health and social care qualifications.
  • Work collaboratively with the Subject Leader for Health and Social Care to ensure coursework and students’ work is accurately assessed and moderated in a timely manner.
  • Assist in maintaining robust quality assurance processes through regular assessment, verification and standardisation practices.
  • Ensure teachers of Health and Social Care are clear about the teaching of objectives in lessons, understand the sequences of teaching and learning in the subject area and communicate this to students
  • Observe colleagues’ teaching (through subject monitoring) and provide evaluative feedback on the effectiveness of their teaching strategies to bring about further improvement
  • Support the Subject Leader in developing action plans designed to bring about improvements
  • Work collaboratively with the Subject Leader to produce schemes of work and lesson plans
  • Liaise with local providers to observe, support and monitoring work experience opportunities for students at Key Stage 5.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, pastoral staff and the Academy safeguarding team
  • Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of the Academy
  • Already possess or be working towards QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a supportive department.
  • The opportunity to join an aspiring academy with exciting plans for the future;
  • An Academy committed to supporting the continual professional development of its staff.

Our young people deserve nothing less than the best, so if you can be the best then we would like to hear from YOU!

Visit us online at www.oatcareers.co.uk where you can find further information and details on how to apply. Please note that CV’s are not accepted.

Closing Date: Tuesday 4 June at midday

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Lisa Mason, Principal, on 01384 566598 or email lisa.mason@oatforge.co.uk

Ormiston Forge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

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 Ormiston Forge Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1640 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary Academy with Sixth Form provision. Part of Ormiston Academies Trust

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