Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS-UPS £25,714-£41,604

Job summary

Outwood Academy Freeston is looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our maths department from September 2021. 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. We are right at the forefront of maths education, both in terms of ensuring students are taught maths for deep understanding, and in enabling every student to leave school with a maths qualification that opens doors for them. We have a curriculum that allows for this and the training and support for teachers to feel confident to facilitate this for all.
The Academy benefits from being part of the Outwood Family of Schools, which gives staff opportunities to work with a range of maths teachers of different experiences, as well as a team of Maths Directors and our Executive Director who leads the Yorkshire and Humber Maths Hub. This, as well as her work with the DfE, means OGAT maths is helping to inform and mould the landscape of maths, regionally and nationally.
We have a great training package for NQTs and teachers new to the academy including: Teaching for Mastery; Open Classroom events; Maths Matters; TSST; Reasoning at KS3; weekly professional development time and further programmes free through the Outwood Institute of Education. We invest in you so you invest in our students.
We welcome applications for our Academy from teachers of any experience, who love maths and have a passion to develop this in others. You could progress quickly across our Family of Schools if that was what you were looking for, through maths leadership or through our Deeps structure; but, if you just want to be the best maths teacher you can be, then we are also the school for you!

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School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
763 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
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About Outwood Academy Freeston

About Us

Outwood Academy Freeston became part of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust on 1st May
2018. The Academy is in the heart of Normanton, which is a small town and part of the City of

It is a mixed school for both girls and boys ages 11-16. We are an increasingly popular choice of
secondary school for families in the local area.

Outwood Academy Freeston is renowned for the caring ethos that pervades the work of the staff and
its students. Visitors always comment on our warm, welcoming and friendly atmosphere. This
academy is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and expects the same for its staff and volunteers. Our academy has a strong connection to its history with the Freeston Foundation who continue to support the academy, its students and the community.
Outwood Academy Freeston, places students at the centre of everything it does, with a focus on creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning and increased attainment.

The aim of all at Outwood Academy Freeston is to provide our students with the knowledge, skills and
understanding that they will need in order for them to realise their ambitions, pursue their chosen pathways and to make valuable contributions to society.

Welcome from the Principal

My name is Lisa Allott and it is my privilege to welcome and introduce you to our academy. I started my teaching career in 1996 and have worked across a range of Local Authorities. I started to work for the Trust in 2014.

Whatever stage of your career, we have something bespoke to offer. We offer a hugely successful NQT programme, delivered in conjunction with the Outwood Institute of Education based in Doncaster. We also offer whole academy leadership projects for colleagues who are wanting an opportunity to develop.

I look forward to welcoming you personally to Outwood Academy Freeston. We are exceptionally proud of everything we have achieved. Since joining the Trust our outcomes for students have reached record results in attainment and progress. The ethos in the academy is positive, students want to learn and aspirations are high.

We operate an open door policy and welcome you to visit us and find out more about what we do and meet our fantastic curriculum teams.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Freeston

Please email Abigail Sayers if you wish to visit the school.

School location

Favell Avenue, Normanton, WF6 1HZ

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