15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Geography

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 Hours

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, creative and gifted Teacher of History.

This is an exciting and innovative time for the Academy and we are looking to appoint a colleague who is:

  • An inspirational and enthusiastic team member.
  • Clearabout what constitutes outstanding outcomes for all students.
  • A passionate, creative teacher who believes in all students’ capacity to succeed and will embrace our ethos ‘Turning Potential into Excellence’.

We can offer you the support of a strong, hard-working team and the opportunity to work with students who meet the high expectations we have of them.

The Academy has been heavily oversubscribed for a number of years and we are incredibly proud of our external examination results.

For a more detailed look at our Academy access ourwebsite onwww.shireoakacademy.co.uk.

Further details are available by contacting the Headteacher’s PA by e-mail ons.read@soa.merciantrust.org.uk.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon 17th May 2024.

As a key requirement of the Governing Body’s selection process, any prospective employee will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS.

What the school offers its staff

  • A fabulous staff team committed to doing their absolute best for all in our Academy community.
  • Support from our Trust central teams and other schools in our Trust to ensure you have the tools to deliver success (our schools are all located close to one another, and we work better when we are working together).
  • A wealth of support for your ongoing continuing professional development, including a Trust-wide programme for leaders drawing on expertise from across the Mercian Trust and external professional coaches.
  • A comprehensive employee assistance and staff benefits package including Simplyhealth (cash-back health plan and 24:7 video call and telephone access to GP and counselling), salary sacrifice schemes including our new Electric Car scheme, and discounts portal (ranging from gym membership to discount cards and vouchers for online and high street retailers).


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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

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About Shire Oak Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1471 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Shire Oak Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bonnie.burns@merciantrust.org.uk.

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