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Teacher of Humanities (with Philosophy, Religion and Ethics specialism)

Ormiston Forge AcademySandwell

Ormiston Forge Academy

Teacher of Humanities (with Philosophy, Religion and Ethics specialism)

Job start: September 2021 

Closing date: Monday 19 April 2021 at 12.00 noon

Interviews to be held: Monday 26 April 2021

Salary: Teacher Mainscale range £25,714 - £36,961

Location: Sandwell

Contract type: Full Time 

Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, creative and inspirational Humanities teacher (with PRE specialism) to work in our academy. PRE is a compulsory subject for all year groups at Ormiston Forge Academy and we have a successful A-level cohort, at least half of the timetable of the successful applicant will be within the PRE department. Within the Humanities role, you will also be required to teach some History and Geography. Students study these at KS3 and choose one as an option at KS4. The successful applicant will be required to predominantly work as part of the PRE department but will also be required to work collaboratively alongside two other departments.

 If you are able to motivate all students to achieve or exceed their target grades, if you are passionate about PRE, have an interest in being at the cutting edge and are driven to ensure students receive the best possible experience, then this job is for you. We are a collaborative, large department where all students in the academy are entered for GCSE Philosophy, Religion and Ethics. Teamwork is at the centre of everything that we do.

You will be joining an excellent faculty that has a relentless focus on raising achievement. This is an exciting opportunity for an NQT or an experienced teacher. (All our NQTs are well supported by an excellent induction programme.)

The successful candidate will:

Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students;

Have a commitment to inclusion;

Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department;

Have drive, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and humour.

Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of the Academy

Already possess or be working towards QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

We can offer you:

The opportunity to join a supportive and large Philosophy, Religion and Ethics department where all students in KS3 and 4 study the subject;

The future potential to be involved in an exciting and popular Philosophy, Religion and Ethics A-level;

An innovative, current and engaging curriculum;

The opportunity to join an aspiring academy with exciting plans for the future;

An excellent NQT programme;

A data rich environment focused on raising standards.

Our young people deserve nothing less than the best, so if you can be the best then we would like to hear from YOU!

Visit us online at www.oatcareers.co.uk where you can find further information and details on how to apply. Please note that CV’s are not accepted.

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Lisa Mason, Principal, on 01384 566598 or email lisa.mason@oatforge.co.uk .

Ormiston Forge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. 

Suitability checks will be undertaken including identity, Right To Work, qualifications, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List.


Ormiston Forge Academy, 

Wrights Lane, 

Cradley Heath, 

West Midlands, 

B64 6QU

Telephone: 01384 566598

Fax: 01384 638471

Email: information@oatforge.co.uk


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