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The Ongar Academy

Resilience, Respect, Integrity, Community.


Welcome to our recruitment page. As with any high-performing school, The Ongar Academy seeks to recruit the highest calibre of staff in all areas of the school. Staff working at this school are able to work with enthusiastic and motivated students and are provided with excellent opportunities for Continuous Professional Development (CPD). We exploit our links with local teaching schools and universities in order to ensure professional study (e.g. MEd, PhD) can continue if staff choose to pursue this.


Assistant Head Teacher - Maths, Computer Science & Business Studies

Deputy Headteacher

All vacancies are advertised via the Bridge Academy Trust website.


All vacancies are advertised via TES – The Ongar Academy – TES and Essex School Jobs – TOA – Essex School Jobs


Applications must be submitted via these platforms.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. Full employment checks and an enhanced DBS disclosure are required for all posts.




Are you a current or prospective Mathematics, English or Science teacher?


The Ongar Academy will be expanding over the next few years and is always interested in prospective employees in the core subjects.  Whether you are prospective full time or part time, please fill out and submit an application to

Candidates will then be invited to the school for a tour and if appropriate, an interview at a later stage.  Click below to find out about our West Essex School Direct Partnership, including our 3 Teacher Training Recruitment & Information Events

Trustee Vacancies

We have current trustee and governor vacancies and would welcome anyone who wishes to become more involved in secondary school life.  Email for more information.


Teacher Training

Are you a prospective teacher trainee? If so, join up for training with our strategic partners…

Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795.

Registered Office: Community Building, Bridge Academy Trust, Brian Close, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9DZ.

Tel: 01245 202 937