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At OFG, we work smarter so you can spend more time doing what makes you happy!

How would you like to be paid for five days but only work four*?

Our colleagues’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do at OFG, so we’re always looking for new ways to improve everyone’s work/life balance. We’re taking part in a trial of the 4-Day Working Week, meaning that you could be working one day less a week (or equivalent).

4DWW will be rolled out within our school, when we have a full complement of staff, and within the next year – so there’s never been a more exciting time to join us #teamOFG!

Job Title:    English Teacher

Location:    Groveside School, Reading, Berkshire

Salary:       Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience

Hours:        37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday

Contract:   Permanent, Term Time Only

**Welcome Bonus (£500 paid once you start employment, £500 after successful completion of final probation).

Are you an English Teacher committed to improving the lives of pupils and young people?

We are excited to introduce a Brand-New School, Groveside School in Reading, Berkshire, due to open in September 2024.

With capacity for 60 pupils between the ages of 7 to 16 years old, Groveside School believe every student has a unique potential waiting to be unlocked. We specialise in providing tailored education for students with Social Emotional and Mental Health Needs (SEMH) and are looking for an inspiring English Teacher who shares our commitment to nurturing every child's growth.

Purpose of the Job

You will be delivering inclusive, responsive and innovative teaching and learning within the curriculum area of English. You will constantly strive to produce outstanding/good teaching and learning at all times to ensure that all learners succeed. Under the reasonable direction of the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, carry out the professional duties of a school Teacher as set out in the current School policies.

You will work closely with a literacy intervention team and  will work alongside the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, to put in place intervention to raise standards of literacy for all.

You will be delivering whole school training on English and Literacy strategies and will be held accountable for and hold other accountable for the development of your strategy across the school.

You will teach in accordance with the ethos, organisation and policies of the school as a fully committed member of the teaching team and as detailed in the specific duties and core standards below.

We are really proud to say that in 2024, Outcomes First Group were officially certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for the fifth year running.

Essential Requirements

  • Qualified Teacher Status or equivalent.
  • A deeply held conviction that every pupil can achieve and reach their potential.
  • The belief that all pupils deserve a life of choice and opportunity.
  • Ability to be adaptable in a fast-paced extremely environment.
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.
  • Ability to support colleagues in developing their practice in relation to the subjects you lead.

Why join Acorn Education? 


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the pupils and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and young people. All applicants will be subject to social media checks and successful applicants to a fully enhanced DBS.

*You’ll work 80% of your contractual hours for 100% of your pay, giving you more time to do the things that make you happy. 


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