4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Leadeship scale L5- L9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Outwood Academy Ripon is very pleased to be seeking applications from outstanding leaders with integrity, determination and energy for this rewarding new role. This is a fantastic leadership opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven professionalto join our Trust. You will join our inspirational School in the Heart of North Yorkshire and will be a key senior leader to support our Head of DeepSupport (Pastoral). You will add value to the academy in both academic terms through outstanding lessons (approximately 4 periods per week) and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom. Our Inclusion team put students at the very heart of everything it does. The Pastoral Lead for our Key Stage 3 students is a key appointmentenhancing and ensuring positive life chances for our students through success and achievement. If you care about the success of all students, looking for a new challenge in an outstanding school and looking to develop your leadership skills in order to make that success a reality, we would welcome your application.

This is a new role within the inclusion team, one which will provide strong pastoral leadership across the academy. This role plays an important strategic role in leading initiatives with key stage 3 to improve the attainment, attendance and behaviour of students across all year groups. You will strive to build on the successful pastoral care, positive interventions and emotional support ensuring the highest possible quality of pastoral leadership to support our educational vision. Your strong leadership of students and staff and ability to provide effective support to colleagues will enable the academy to achieve the best possible outcomes for all of our students and foster students’ positive engagement in school life.

What the school offers its staff


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

You will also be automatically enrolled 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. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to v.chandrashekar@ripon.outwood.com

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About Outwood Academy Ripon

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
723 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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