Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £36,051.00 Annually (Actual)

Teacher of English job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed experienced teacher or ECT to join our thriving English department.

Based in Runcorn, Cheshire - Sandymoor Ormiston Academy is a vibrant and happy 11-16 secondary comprehensive academy in the heart of the community. Our students are a fantastic group of young people, supported by a wonderful team of staff who are committed to ensuring continuous improvement in a positive “can do” culture. This mix creates an academy that is a pleasure to work and learn in.

We are looking to appoint a passionate teacher to join our English department. You will be committed to support and develop the teaching of English so that students of all abilities enjoy their learning and are motivated to succeed.

If you are looking to progress your career in an academy which places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in the improvement of the academy and be central in our drive to continue to improve standards and the quality of education and welfare for our students.

Applications are invited from newly qualified and experienced professionals.

Our students demonstrate a love of learning and our community is built on a sense of respect and partnership for one another.

By joining Sandymoor Ormiston Academy, you are becoming a part of a national academy trust while maintaining a clear focus on working closely with our local community to ensure we are moulding the young people of the future.

This is an exciting opportunity at Sandymoor Ormiston Academy and requires you to be enthusiastic and passionate with the drive to help our students to achieve their very best.

We are looking for a teacher who

  • Has a passion for English and a special gift of communicating that passion.
  • Who enjoys working with children and will go the extra mile.
  • Who has resilience and a determination to do the very best for our students and whose values match that of Sandymoor Ormiston Academy.
  • Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.
  • Has the highest expectations for the attainment of all young people.
  • Enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success.

As well as a rewarding career and nationally agreed terms and conditions, joining an OAT academy will give you access to a variety of benefits, support programmes and initiatives including:

Excellent opportunities for continuous professional development and support to progress your career

Pension scheme Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Lifestyle benefits offering significant savings on wide range of shopping, leisure and travel outlets

OAT Car Benefit salary sacrifice scheme

Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme

Free parking

Sandymoor Ormiston Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Sandymoor Ormiston Academy

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
601 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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