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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

• To consistently teach at a level that would be regarded as good or outstanding and inso doing be a role model for other practitioners

• Improve quality of teaching across the key stages through systematic planning,

Observation and quality assurance procedures

• Undertake an appropriate programme of teaching in accordance with the professionalstandards for teachers

• Contribute to the subject area’s improvement plan

• To attend all appropriate meetings

• To teach students according to their educational needs

• To ensure that ICT, literacy and numeracy and business and enterprise are reflected inthe learning and teaching experiences of students

• Ensure that the relevant schemes of work are followed and that all Academy policies

are adhered to in relation to assessment, homework, lesson planning, behaviourmanagement, target setting and monitoring students’ progress

• Ensure that work is appropriately differentiated to meet individual student need

• Keep up to date with developments within the subject and curriculum area and withineducation

What the school offers its staff

Free health protection: We understand the importance of health and wellbeing, which is whywe offer free health protection to all staff, including free NHS health checks and yearly flu vaccinations.

• Discount for teachers: We offer discounts to teachers to help with the cost of living, we alsopay extra for duties and an added bonus if you are an external examiner for your subject

• Cycle to work scheme: We encourage sustainable transportation options by offering a cycleto work scheme.

• Wider personal benefits such as discounted eye tests, well-being clinics, dentistry, financialand legal advice.

• Extensive leadership and subject based CPD, including paid memberships for the followingprofessional bodies: Charter College membership, Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors membership and Subject Association memberships.

• Paid bonuses for those staff who are markers for examination bodies.

• Committed to supporting the well-being of our workforce, we are part to the DfE Workforce

Wellbeing Charter and have an Assistant Principal with a strategic lead for staff well-being.

We have implemented several initiatives to reduce workload, including assessing theworkload of new initiatives, reduced unnecessary communication through email protocols, have a staff well-being working group and we conduct regular well-being questionnaires to guide further improvements.

At GAA, we believe that happy and supported staff leads to better outcomes for our students. If youare passionate about history and committed to transforming the lives of young people then join our team and experience the benefits of working in a school that values its staff and its community. We offer an excellent induction and support programme for new teachers.

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)
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.

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About Great Academy Ashton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1292 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
0161 241 9555

Great Academy Ashton is part of Great Academies Education Trust
To Teach Age Range: 11-16. At GAA, our mission is to metamorphosise the life chances of the young people from the community we serve. We are looking for committed individuals who share our values of Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Achievement, and Togetherness (GREAT) and who can help us deliver on our mission.

Arranging a visit to Great Academy Ashton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@gaa.org.uk.

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