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Learning Manager

Learning Manager

Outwood Academy Shafton

Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 8RE

  • Expired
Grade 5: £17,971 - £20,313
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Required ASAP
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview

If you share our values, join our family.

As the highest performing Family of Schools in the North of England, Outwood Grange Academies Trust is transforming the futures of countless young people.

Having achieved Academy status in March 2015, Outwood Academy Shafton operates at the heart of the highly successful Outwood Grange Academies Trust. Our mission is to give students the best life chances and make learning an exciting and enjoyable lifelong experience. 

You can help us create the best possible career pathways for every young person – and enjoy an exciting career yourself, which could take you anywhere within the Trust.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.  

To apply, please visit: > Vacancies. Alternatively, contact Heather Espaas by email: 

Closing date: Monday, 29 January 2018.

Interview date: Thursday, 1 February 2018.  

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

About Outwood Academy Shafton

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+44 1226 717730

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Chief Executive Officer: Lee Wilson

Principal: Alison McQueen

Outwood Academy Shafton is an Ofsted Good rated, 11-16 academy and we are delighted to be based in the picturesque village of Shafton, in the South Yorkshire metropolitan borough of Barnsley, near Sheffield. Part of the Outwood Family since 2015, we are delighted that after its latest inspection, Ofsted noted that ‘staff morale is high and pupils are positive about their learning experiences’ with us.

We are focused on giving students the best life chances by creating a culture of success, a positive climate for learning, and increased attainment, achievement and social and emotional development. We want learning to be loved and valued by everyone and we aim to create a safe and secure learning community that encourages healthy lifestyles and creates the self-supporting citizens of the future. We are innovators with a knowledge-rich curriculum, designed to personalise learning for every student, helping them to reach their potential

We are proud to have won numerous awards as a school and to have been accredited with the prestigious IQM Award, in addition to being an IQM Centre of Excellence, which highlights that inclusion at all levels is of paramount importance to us.

We believe we are on a journey to Outstanding. Help to take us to the next level.

The Outwood Family of Schools pride ourselves on fully supporting colleagues within the Family both professionally and personally.

We work hard to ensure we reduce workload on staff, allowing more time in the classroom to put our vision of students first, raising standards and transforming lives into practice.

As a founding Trust of the National Institute of Education (NIoT), we will actively invest in your future through working closely with the Outwood Institute of Education and NIoT to offer access to a wide range of CPD opportunities, with all teaching staff receiving a minimum of two hours of CPD each week.

We also offer a generous employment package with a whole host of staff benefits, including family friendly policies, enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period, funded CPD for qualifications up to and including Masters level plus other exclusive benefits including a partnership with car leasing company, Synergy.

All academies within the Outwood Family have gained the IQM Inclusive Schools Award with 18 having Centre of Excellence status and one holding Flagship status.

If you share our vision, join our family.

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