Teacher of English (ability to teach Media Studies desirable) Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield

Full time
Start Date
September 2018

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom practitioner with a real passion for English. The ability to teach Media Studies would be a distinct advantage to applicants. We offer an exciting opportunity to enhance an already highly successful, supportive and motivated team. This role would be an ideal opportunity for a recently qualified or experienced teacher to work in a very successful school and access excellent professional development in the form of the extensive advice, support, resources, training and career opportunities available in the academy and across the Outwood Grange Family of Schools.

Outwood Grange Academy is an Academy of Excellence and a very high performing school. It is the founding school of the Outwood Grange Academies Trust, 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 2017, 91% of students achieved grade 4+ and 83% of students achieved grade 5+ in GCSE English Language and Literature.

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 an application pack and further information please visit our website www.outwood.com/grange or email recruitment@grange.outwood.com

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

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.



Vacancy Closed

This vacancy has closed and no longer accepts applications.

Key Dates

Closing Date
Interview Date
23 May 2018


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