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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS £30000.00 - £46525

Additional allowances

TLR 2B - £5352.00, PLUS UP TO £2000 R&R PAYMENT

What skills and experience we're looking for

A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instil a love of the English language.

We are currently recruiting for a well-qualified and highly motivated Second in English to support the Principal, Head of Department and staff and our students as we ‘strive for excellence’. Join our growing English department today!

The role and what we are looking for:

We are looking to recruit a dynamic and inspiring Second in English to support our Director of English and Head of English in our high-flying English department. The successful candidate will be required to develop teaching and learning in Englishacross either KS3 or KS4. The exact responsibilities are negotiable and can be discussed at interview dependent on your skill set.

We are looking for someone who is fully on-board with the academy vision, ready to take on ownership of establishing and maintaining great practice, effective data evaluation, and innovating our English offer. This role will involve responsibilities and experiences which will provide excellent preparation for those aspiring for to be a Head of English in the future.

What the school offers its staff

Our offer to you:

When you join the Sholing family there are a significant number of benefits that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:

  • An exceptional CPD offer including fortnightly personalised Incremental Coaching, weekly Academy-wide and department-based CPD and termly Trust-based CPD.
  • A pre-planned, fully resourced, Trust-wide curriculum with the autonomy to adapt for your students - no planning lessons from scratch!
  • A centralised Culture for Learning policy which allows the teacher to teach and students to learn. You will be fully supported too by a superb Pastoral and SEND team.
  • A streamlined, personalised feedback & assessment policy, created to minimise staff workload and maximise student progression.
  • The opportunity to undertake fully-funded National Professional Qualifications and access to Apprenticeship Levy for further professional and academic qualifications.
  • The opportunity to run a weekly extra-curricular club of your choosing, and to share your hidden talents with students!
  • Access to an iPad for all staff / students enabling the use of Formative and other online self-marking assessment resources.
  • The opportunity to further your career within the Trust and region. There are also a range of National Lead Practitioner roles within the Trust which you may also have the opportunity to apply for.
  • Access to Eye Care vouchers and a national Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Access to Health Shield Cash Plan which can include 24/7 access to a GP, assistance with the cost and access to dental treatment, eye-care, physiotherapy, and chiropody.
  • Support to balance your work/life/caring responsibilities via our Time Off Work Policy, Menopause Policy, Flexible Working and Sabbatical Policy
  • Trust wide recognition of the challenges to mental health, facing both staff and students, and the support of our National Mental Health Team which is staffed by professionally qualified Mental Health Nurses.
  • Confidential Counselling services for you and those that live with you, should times get tough.

Our academy:

Oasis Academy Sholing is a rapidly improving, forward-thinking Academy that maintains high expectations of staff and students.

Sholing is part of the highly successful Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust. The successful candidate will share the ambition of community transformation, delivered by exceptional education at the heart of the community.

We are searching for somebody who has high expectations, a commitment to raising standards and up to date knowledge of teaching and learning.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oasis Charitable Trust is wholly committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk who engage with Oasis activities across the Oasis group through its subsidiaries (Oasis UK, Oasis Community Learning, Oasis College, Oasis Community Partnerships, Oasis Aquila Housing and STOP THE TRAFFIK), are cared for in a safe and secure environment. To fulfil this commitment, a number of safeguarding arrangements are in place.

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About Oasis Academy Sholing

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1040 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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We are an inclusive of all secondary school based in Southampton catering for students aged 11-16. We believe that Oasis Academy Sholing celebrates success through world class aspiration and recognises the enjoyment in learning so that all are inspired to achieve.

Arranging a visit to Oasis Academy Sholing

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@oasissholing.org.

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