Your Career, Our School, One Horizon

Our Offer - Teachers

  • A school that is the ‘cornerstone of the local area’, where ‘pupils’ behaviour in lessons is excellent’ and where ‘staff are exceptionally proud to work’ (Ofsted, Oct ‘23).  
  • A school where Teachers Teach, Leaders Lead. 
  • A commitment to Family First; we believe that for our staff, their family comes first.  
  • An emphasis on work-life balance and lower than average timetabled teaching hours. (Our full-time teachers with no additional responsibility teach 43 hours a fortnight). 
  • Comprehensive staff wellbeing offer including free breakfast; access to local authority wellbeing support; in-college HR wellbeing guidance and access to counselling; Staff Wellbeing Champions and dedicated Mental Health Leads; staff workload review; flu vaccinations. 
  • A culture of kindness communicated through our daily actions and work with the community. 
  • A dedication to “grow our own”; we have a vast array of career progression opportunities
  • Access to state-of-art facilities: all teachers receive an iPad 10, keyboard and stylus. 
  • A centralised detention system. 
  • Comprehensive CPD for all staff designed to RAISE standards, including 1:1 coaching and support for teachers of all career stages and 1-hour CPD every Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Excellent ITT and ECT support and development programmes, underpinned by the Intial Teacher Training and Early Career Framework (ITTECF). 
  • Bespoke professional development opportunities for teachers and aspiring leaders. 
  • Flexible start times (either 8:30-3.00 or 8:50 – 3:20). 
  • Excellent public transport and motorway links to Barnsley from Leeds, Wakefield, Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham. 
  • All staff are paid on the 15th of every month. 
  • Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme. 
  • Free access to Lifetime Financial Management services. 
  • Access to arrange of employee benefits from our health and wellbeing partner, Vivup. 

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College Calendar

  • Tuesday 6th February – Y11 Parents Evening 2
  • Tuesday 27th February – Y9 Parents Evening
  • Tuesday 16th April – Y10 Parents Evening
  • Tuesday 30th April – Y7 Parents Evening