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Oulton Academy provides Outstanding Learning, Outstanding Support and Outstanding Experiences for all students by demonstrating our values in our daily behaviour. We drive students to achieve the best they possibly can with exemplary professional standards in a caring environment. 

Whether you’re joining us as a support staff member, an NQT, in a leadership position, and everything in between, we will invest in you and your development throughout your career. By all working together, supporting and motivating each other, we believe we can raise current standards and transform the lives of our students. If, as a Trust, we support you to help you reach your potential, we can help ensure all the children you teach will also reach theirs.

Take a look at our additional staff benefits, professional development opportunities and available support in the 'Why work for Oulton Academy?' document at the bottom of this page, where details of our current vacancies can also be found. 

Send your completed application form to the email below before the closing date. 

Oulton Academy, part of Falcon Education Academies Trust, is a non-denominational secondary community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16, situated in the village of Oulton, in South Leeds, West Yorkshire.

If you would like to arrange to visit the Academy, please contact the main office: 

 0113 205 9559

The Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and all successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists. If successfully shortlisted, you will be required to provide your original birth certificate alongside additional documents to verify your identity. We will also conduct an online search as part of our safer recruitment process if you are shortlisted. 

Prior to you attending one of our recruitment and selection processes, we expect you to have read the following policies: 



We reserve the right to close advertisements early. 

Current Vacancies

Lead Teacher of Maths

SALARY SCALE: Leadership Scale L5-9 (£52,074 - £57,482)

REQUIRED FROM: Easter 2024 - or earlier if possible

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 15th December 2023

INTERVIEWS: w/c 18th December 2023



Teacher of Maths

SALARY SCALE: MPS/UPS (TLR 2B for the right candidate)

RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Department

REQUIRED: Easter 2024 - or earlier if possible

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 15th December 2023      

INTERVIEWS: w/c 18th December 2023


Teacher of Science (Suitable for ECT)


RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Department

REQUIRED: Easter 2024 - or earlier if possible

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 15th December 2023      

INTERVIEWS: w/c 18th December 2023


Cover Supervisor

SALARY SCALE: Grade E (£25,119 – £26,873 FTE) Salary subject to pro-rata

ACTUAL SALARY: £21,086 - £22,559

WORKING WEEKS: 38 weeks (TTO+2)


CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 12th January 2024


We are recruiting for a Cover Supervisor to provide supervision of students by delivering cover work that has been set in accordance with academy policy. You will need to respond to questions, generally assist students to undertake set activities and uphold standards of behaviour in the classroom. In addition to cover needs, you will also be required to work alongside existing staff in specific curriculum areas providing general support for departments. 

If you are looking to be stretched and challenged and you have a genuine desire to make a positive difference to our students, please refer to the full job description.  


Site Supervisor/Caretaker

SALARY SCALE: Grade D (FTE £23,893 – £24,702) Salary subject to pro-rata

WORKING HOURS: Full-time or Part-time (Negotiable at interview)



CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 12th January 2024



Why work at Oulton Academy?

Staff benefits

Staff discount scheme – Vivup

Welcome to Vivup

A pension scheme (Teacher’s Pension Scheme for teachers, Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff)

24-hour employee assistance and wellbeing counselling service phone line -

Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

25+ days holiday, plus bank holidays (for non-term time only employees) and flexible family-friendly policies

Encouraged opportunities for continuing professional development (CPD), offered locally, regionally and nationally

All teaching staff (teachers/ TA/ LSAs) receive an allotted minimum of two hours of CPD each week


Professional development

Oulton Academy is committed to making you the best you possibly can!

We offer our colleagues extensive Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, these include the opportunity to engage with departmental developments or to lead on a whole academy project.

Staff have access to the full range of NPQ qualifications, examination board training and funding to support their personal development as identified by themselves.


Joining as an Early Career Teacher

As an ECT at Oulton Academy, you will receive a mentor and support to enable you to become the best teacher you can be. Our academy offers a supportive environment where you can flourish in the first steps of your career.

ECTs receive support from their personal mentor and our local teaching and learning school.


Teacher wellbeing

Oulton Academy is committed to addressing unnecessary teachers' workload.

Directed time for teachers is below the national 1,265 hours of teaching
Bespoke CPD time each week means we can disaggregate three days per year to create three additional days of holiday in the year
All departmental meetings take place during the two hours L&P time each week
Staff receive high-quality professional development through each week on variety of professional learning opportunities which support the academy’s development plan or their own professional development.

Colleagues may have opportunities to work at other schools within Falcon to expand their experience. 
Our collaborative nature of working supports teaching and learning in the classroom, provides where appropriate, cover for absent colleagues, thus reducing the need for Heads of Department/Senior Leadership Team to set cover work.
Independent counselling services are available for any colleague who requires support, for whatever reason.



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