11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS

Additional allowances

SEN (£2,384)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We invite applications from excellent practitioners with primary or secondary experience. The successful candidates will:

  • Be excellent practitioners with the commitment and motivation to inspire pupils’ learning and development
  • Be able to demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation through imaginative and differentiated lessons which meet individual needs
  • Be research driven to deliver lessons using the best pedagogical strategies for our learners.
  • Have specific experience / interest in working with pupils with SEND
  • Possess the emotional and physical resilience necessary when working with young people with a range of complex needs
  • Have the ability to foster good relationships with other staff, pupils, parents and the wider community
  • Will have had experience of planning and delivering the National Curriculum in Science

What the school offers its staff

  • Friendly, well-behaved and enthusiastic pupils eager to learn
  • A leadership team that is committed to staff development and pupil outcomes
  • Parents who are supportive of their children's education
  • Planning and working as part of a strong and established team
  • An inclusive school striving for high standards of attainment for all.
  • A dedicated and motivated staff team who strongly believe in team work and building positive relationships across the school

Commitment to safeguarding

At Oakwood Academy we are committed to Safeguarding the welfare of all our students. We have a pastoral responsibility and are legally obliged to pass on concerns about child welfare to Children’s Services as per the Salford Safeguarding Children's partnership. . Oakwood Academy is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children on our roll. Oakwood Academy fully recognises the contribution it can make to protect children and support pupils in school and beyond. All staff have a responsibility to provide a safe environment in which children can learn. All staff are trained in safeguarding procedures.

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 aellis@oakwoodacademy.co.uk

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About Oakwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 19
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 19

Oakwood Academy is a special school for pupils aged 9-19 years who have a range of moderate and/or complex learning difficulties, we are part of Kings Academy Trust. At Oakwood Academy we encourage pupils to respect the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs. Moral Purpose “We are united in the belief that together we can inspire all learners to dream, persevere and achieve so that we can change lives for the better now and for future generations to come.”

Arranging a visit to Oakwood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aellis@oakwoodacademy.co.uk.

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