Second in English, Doncaster

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Outwood Academy DanumDoncaster

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2.2 (£4,536)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Second in English to join our supportive English department. Since joining the Outwood Grange Family of Schools in 2016, the school has seen rapid improvement in behaviour, attainment and progress that allows teachers to teach and students to succeed, and was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in November 2018. The successful candidate will be able to access the extensive advice, support, resources, CPD and career opportunities available in the academy and across the Outwood Grange Family of Schools.

In summer 2018, Outwood Academy Danum achieved record results in English, with 82% of students achieving grade 4 and 60% achieving grade 5.

In English, students are being prepared for the WJEC/Eduqas GCSEs in English Language and English Literature, and at A level, AQA Language and AQA Literature B.

If you are passionate about transforming the lives of the young people in your care, we would welcome your application. The successful candidate will, liaising with the Head of Department, drive forward student progress and have a depth of understanding of teaching and learning across all year groups. He or she will have enthusiasm and energy, effective interpersonal skills and the desire to develop his or her skills in a leadership position.

Outwood Academy Danum is an 11 – 18 school (NOR 1124) on the eastern side of Doncaster and readily accessible from the M18 and A1(M).

Outwood Grange Academies Trust provides a high quality learning and cultural environment that inspires and motivates children. Leadership development, succession planning and capacity building are also major priorities for the Trust. The Trust offers staff the chance to apply for leadership positions working across the academy, and opportunities for professional development and career progression across the Family of Schools.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy or arrange a visit to the academy, please contact Jo McDonald, Head of English: 

For more information and to apply, please go to: > Vacancies.

Closing date: Midday on 20 May 2019.

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

More about Outwood Academy Danum
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Armthorpe Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 5QD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps

Chief Executive Officer: Martyn Oliver

Principal: Jayne Gaunt

Having joined the renowned Outwood Grange Academies Trust in September 2016, Outwood Academy Danum is going from strength to strength. 

Last year Progress 8 reached +0.4, in the top 1...