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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

TLR2 £3,017 to £7,368 - There is also the possibility of an additional responsibility within the English Department, which will be discussed with suitable candidates.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Ormiston Victory Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teacher of English. The successful applicant will be an outstanding professional who takes pride in their work and is determined to develop the teaching of English Language and Literature so that students of all abilities enjoy their learning and are motivated to succeed.

The English department is passionate about ensuring our students read well and read widely; we regularly host author visits and other events which celebrate the importance of literature. Other subjects relating to English also constitute part of our Sixth Form offer, such as creative media and media studies, the ability to teach this would be advantageous for candidates.

This position offers a fulfilling opportunity to be part of a successful, friendly and dedicated team committed to ensuring every student achieves their true potential. There is also the possibility of an additional responsibility within the English Department, which will be discussed with suitable candidates.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who:

  • has a real love for English Language and literature, with a special gift of communicating that passion.
  • is dynamic, innovative, self-motivated and able to inspire others.
  • has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.
  • is committed to raising standards of attainment and developing the success of the department.
  • has experience of teaching A-level or would like to develop expertise in this area.
  • enjoys working as part of a team and demonstrates reflective practice through the high expectations they have of themselves and the students.

What the school offers its staff

We are proud to be sponsored by Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate would benefit from the opportunities which arise as a result of this. The academy incorporates the successful and growing Lord Nelson Sixth Form College. We are delighted to be part of the Ormiston Academies Trust OAKS teacher training facility and we have strong links with the University of East Anglia.

This position would be suitable for either a newly qualified teacher or an experienced teacher. We offer an excellent induction package for all new staff, led by a member of the senior leadership team and supported by personal mentors.

We would encourage candidates to explore our website for more information about Victory Academy and view our virtual tours. We would encourage early application as we may interview sooner.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ormiston Victory 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 Ormiston Victory Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1330 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01603 734162

Ormiston Victory was graded ‘outstanding’ in its 2013 inspection by Ofsted and we are committed to making this success sustainable for future generations.

Arranging a visit to Ormiston Victory Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.hawes@ormistonvictoryacademy.co.uk.

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