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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,000 to £46,525

Additional allowances

A Recruitment Bonus of £2,500 will be available for an exceptional candidate, paid in the 1st month's salary following appointment. This amount will be repayable to the Trust if you leave your post within 12 months of your appointment.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Interim Chief Executive Officer:Lee Wilson

Principal: Dave Cavill

We are an Ofsted Outstanding, 11-18 academy based in the large friendly town of Worksop, near Sheffield and Nottingham.

Since joining the Outwood Family in 2012, we were rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017 and are among the top schools for Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire for GCSE results, including English and Maths.We are committed to developing our staff and we are delighted that after its latest inspection, Ofsted noted that ‘the support provided for teachers’ development is strong and wide ranging.’

We believe that learning should be both enjoyable and enriching. We are innovators with a knowledge-rich curriculum, designed to personalise learning for every student, helping them to reach their potential. With a holistic view of education, we value vocational, practical, creative and academic excellence equally, creating an environment where every student can shine.

We have won numerous awards as a school and we have been accredited with the prestigious IQM Award, which highlights that inclusion at all levels is of paramount importance to us. We are also proud to have been awarded Silver Status by the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health Award.

Although we are Outstanding, we are constantly looking to improve. Help to take us to the next level.

We work hard to ensure we reduce workload on staff, allowing more time in the classroom to put our vision of students first, raising standards and transforming lives into practice.

All academies within the Outwood Family have gained the IQM Inclusive Schools Award with 18 having Centre of Excellence status and one holding Flagship status.

If you share our vision, join our family.

Outwood Academy Valley is looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our Computer Science department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a teacher who really wants to make a difference to the lives of young people. Our single goal is ‘Students First’ and you will be joining a strong team of professionals working to this sole aim.

The Computer Science and Business Faculty consists of 5 members of staff; 2 specialist Business teachers, 2 specialist Computer Science teachers and a member of staff who teaches both subjects. There is a faculty lead and a second in faculty with the primary role of leading the Computer Science department. The trust also has a director of Computer Science to offer support, advice and resources when needed. Computer Science is taught one hour per week at KS3. We currently offer OCR GCSE Computer Science at KS4, and will be offering the WJEC IT course from next year.We share the teaching of Computer Science and IT at A level with Outwood Academy Portland, our sister school, where we currently have a total of 4 groups. In addition, we offer GCSE & A level Business, where we currently have 7 A level groups. In an OFSTED deep dive last year the Computer Science department was rated 'outstanding'.

If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Peter Jones, head of department, who would be pleased to tell you more, either by email,P.jones@valley.outwood.comor telephone (01909 475121), and we would be delighted to welcome you on a visit if you would like to see us in person

What the school offers its staff

What will we do for you?

  • A competitive salary with pay progression
  • A fantastic pension and additional benefits
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our Workload Charter with guaranteed CPD every week and much more(for teaching roles)

Further information on employee benefits can be found here.

To find out more about working for Outwood and to read a message from our CEO please click here.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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 Outwood Academy Valley

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1741 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01909 475121

Outwood Academy Valley is an oversubscribed 11 - 18 academy in the North of Nottinghamshire at the gateway to the famous Dukeries, including Clumber Park. Situated in Worksop, a vibrant town with a historic market centre, mining heritage and growing commuter links for nearby cities, including Sheffield.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Valley

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email P.jones@valley.outwood.com.

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