Second in Computing & ICT Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire - Vacancy

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-qualified, driven professional who is an outstanding classroom practitioner to join our Family of Schools. You will be ready to make the next step into leadership, and work to further improve the already outstanding results obtained in the ICT & Computer Science department. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.
You will be an excellent teacher with the ability to teach Computer Science at Key Stage 4 and ICT at Key Stage 4 & 5. You will also need to evidence some experience of leading on a project within a school to demonstrate your ability to lead. The department strives to deliver results far beyond the National Average to improve student life chances.
Outwood Grange Academy’s results in 2016 were:

• 5A*-C inc. English/Maths: 81%
• Progress 8 - +0.29
• GCSE Computing- 46% A*-A, 81% A*-C (National Average 61% A*-C)
• GCSE ICT – 58% A*-A, 99% A*-C (National Average 70% A*-C)

In our last OFSTED inspection (March 2012) we were judged outstanding in all areas including an outstanding judgment for overall effectiveness. Ofsted recognised that ‘Outstanding teaching is at the root of students’ excellent achievement’ and ‘the excellent behaviour of students contributes to an outstanding climate for learning’. As a Teaching School, we offer high quality support and programmes of professional development, which provide many opportunities for both NQTs and for more experienced colleagues.

For an application pack and further information please visit our website or contact our HR Department on 01924 204350 Ext 241 or via email on

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Closing Date: Friday 24 March 2017 at 12noon

Applications for this vacancy closed (March 24, 2017 12:00).