This job expired on 14 June 2024

  • Start date details

    September or earliest opportunity

  • Closing date

    14 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE) MPS to UPS. Suitable for ECTs. Full or Part Time.

Teacher of MFL - Spanish job summary

Suitable for ECTs

We would consider UQTs for the right person.


Ormiston Horizon Academy is an 11–16 co-educational secondary academy school in Chell, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. We have a wonderful team of staff at OHA, who work relentlessly to ensure our students are provided with the best education possible and our outstanding building and expansive site allows us to offer an education with a difference for our students.

Ormiston Horizon Academy is part of the Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT). OAT is one of the largest and longest standing trusts in the school system and is guided by our founder, Peter Murray’s belief that every child deserves the chance to thrive.

Our schools are located across a diverse range of communities, each with its own unique character, strengths and challenges. Joining the OAT family means embracing a community that values collaboration, professional growth, and the pursuit of excellence. We strive to provide an exceptional working environment where all our staff can thrive and make a meaningful difference in the lives of our pupils.


  • Teachers will work with the Principal and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure that the aspirations and aims of the Academy are achieved.
  • In common with the other members of staff, teachers will have a responsibility to promote the ethos and culture of the Academy, to undertake a range of organisational and supervisory duties and to discharge routine functions such as taking registers, dealing with routine administrative functions, dealing with student behaviour issues to ensure the smooth day to day running of the Academy.
  • Teachers will also have a responsibility to liaise with colleagues at other Ormiston Academies to support strategic development, share good practice and plan collaborative activities.
  • Teachers may be required to be Personal Tutors - The Personal Tutor has the key role of managing the pastoral and academic welfare of all members of the tutor group. They are the first and most regular contact for students, parents/carers, and subject staff. The tutor is expected to be aware of the key learning issues and to monitor continuity for students.

Please see attachments for additional information.

If you would like to visit the academy or for more information about the department or the role please contact Laura Capper via lcapper@horizonoat.co.uk.

Ormiston Horizon Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Ormiston Academies Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Flexible working opportunities will be considered.

All successful appointments will be subject to suitability checks in accordance with KCSIE, including identity, Right to Work, qualifications, online searches, prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, which provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions, can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Commitment to safeguarding

At OHA, we take our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all students seriously. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued.

All staff are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect.

Through our ethos and curriculum, we promote a common sense of identity and support diversity showing our students how different communities can be united by common experiences and values.

Strict adherence to the Safeguarding Policy is mandatory for all staff, governors, visitors and volunteers in the academy and is not subject to individual discretion.

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About Ormiston Horizon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1052 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

An ambitious school at the heart of our community

Ormiston Horizon Academy is a special place for our students, staff and wider community. We continuously strive to provide the highest possible quality of education for the young people we work with.

Our students are an exceptional group of talented individuals who thrive on the range of experiences that they are offered at OHA. We firmly believe the relationships between teachers, students and parents/carers are key to the success of the academy.

Our core values of: Respect, Resilience and Responsibility permeate around our academy and our wider school community. We are proud of our students and our students are proud of their school.

We have a wonderful team of staff at OHA, who work relentlessly to ensure our students are provided with the best education possible. Our thoroughly planned curriculum, alongside a challenging PSHE programme, supported by a range of enrichment opportunities, allow our students to develop a love of learning and a resilience that prepares for their futures. We encourage positive attitudes and aim to provide an environment in which all students feel known, supported and challenged.

Our outstanding building and expansive site allows us to offer an education with a difference for our students. We are fully committed to ensuring that our Academy continues to be a centre of excellence and innovation for our students, staff and the local community.

We are always open to visitors and would be happy to welcome you into OHA so you can appreciate the special learning atmosphere that exists here. I look forward to working closely with you on the next steps of our journey.

Mr A Fitzgibbon


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