Outwood Grange Academies Trust seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.
This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to join our Family of Schools. Outwood Academy Shafton is located in the village of Shafton near Barnsley, South Yorkshire. It is a mixed school for both girls and boys ages 11-16, the number of students is constantly growing and we have 1200 students currently on role. We are an increasingly popular choice of secondary school for families in the local and wider area and current Y7 intake numbers demonstrate that the school gained over 100 more students than the number leaving in Y11.
The academy was inspected in January 2018 and we were thrilled to announce the judgement of ‘Good’ in every category, with Overall Effectiveness also judged to be ‘Good’. Ofsted praised leadership in the academy stating that ‘Leaders have established a culture of high aspirations. They are relentless in their determination to see every pupil succeed’. In addition to this they noted the high expectations that staff set for students: ‘Standards of behaviour are high due to the rigorous implementation of the school’s code of conduct’ The judgement was a huge accolade for the academy and the community it serves and rightly recognises the transformation in outcomes for young people over the 3 years since joining Outwood Grange Academies Trust.
An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential. Ability to teach Engineering up to GCSE level is a distinct advantage. You will join a well established team of outstanding DT specialists and work alongside a highly experienced Teacher of Engineering, supported by an exceptionally skilled technician. Our learning environment is equipped to the highest possible specification to support DT. This post has become available as a result of the numbers on role at the academy rising dramatically and, indeed, DT becoming an ever more popular subject choice with our students.
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’. Your relentless drive will ensure our students gain the best possible outcomes. Applications are invited from both newly qualified and experienced professionals.
The Outwood Grange Family of Schools offers:
• The opportunity to work and progress across the Family of Schools.
• The chance annually to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps working across the whole Academy.
• The support and expertise of our Directors working across the Family of Schools.
• A full and detailed programme of support and development for NQTs.
• A further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through the Outwood Institute of Education (formerly the teaching school).
We would welcome you to visit any time, whereby a member of our team will be more than happy to show you around the academy and the DT department.
We believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our Family of Schools are key posts in terms of supporting student success and achievement across a broad range of subjects and experiences. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our Academy in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.
The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.
Application is by submission of a completed application form. Application forms and relevant job specification and job description are available on the Outwood Academies Website https://recruitment.outwood.com/ only applications completed on an original Outwood application form will be considered; incomplete application forms and CV’s will not be considered. To request an application pack if you do not have internet access please call Tel: 01226 717730.
The closing date for applications is noon Monday 18 March 2019.
Interview Date: Thursday 21 March 2019.