Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.
Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, Good school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.
We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Geography within our Explore Learning Zone (Geography, History, Computer Science, Religious Studies, Creative IMedia, Media Studies and PSHCE). Applications from ITT and experienced teachers are welcome.
We seek; A teacher who can build excellent relationships with staff and pupils. This requires a range of leadership styles, a warm personality and genuine caring interest in staff and young people. Subject knowledge is important, as is an up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in Geography. The successful candidate will thoroughly enjoy teaching their subject and understand the importance of Geography in contributing to our pupils’ wider development. Applications are encouraged from candidates with experience of teaching Geography either on placement or as part of recent paid employment.
Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas. To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with an electronic device.
Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s.
We Offer; A supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. An excellent ECT induction programme.
We care about our pupils and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further. As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of professionals to provide for succession and stable services that supports the future and expanding needs of the Trust
Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs. In addition, the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 10th June 2022 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 13th June 2022. To apply visit our website at https://www.inspiretrust.uk/oakwood-high-school-vacancies/ and complete the online application form.
PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments; all applicants must complete an application form in full.
Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places. We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)