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Employer Outwood Grange Academy
Location Wakefield
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required from September 2017

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom practitioner with a real passion for English. We offer an exciting opportunity to enhance an already highly successful, supportive and motivated team.   

Outwood Grange Academy is an Academy of Excellence and a very high performing school. It is the founding school of the Outwood Grange Family of Schools, which operates primary and secondary academies in the region. Situated in Wakefield, close to both the M1 and M62, it is a large school (NOR 2150) with significant numbers in the Post-16 Centre where English A levels are a popular choice.   

In 2016, 89% of students achieved A*-C in GCSE English.   

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’.    

The Outwood Institute of Education, one of the first National Teaching Schools, provides world class professional development. Staff can access programmes such as the National Professional Qualification for Middle Leaders and Outstanding Teacher Programme as well as having the opportunity to engage with universal and national research projects.   

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

Alternatively, you can contact our HR team directly by telephone: 01924 204350 Ext 241 or email:   

Closing date: Midday on Monday, 5 December 2016.   

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 the employer

 Outwood Grange is a co-educational, non- denominational secondary academy with sixth form in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. As of the most recent inspection there were 2,196 students on the school roll, of which 362 were studying in the sixth form....

Information about Outwood Grange Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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