7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2025 Start or sooner

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

English

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2C

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bishop Young C of E Academy is a thriving and highly successful 11-16 Church of England convertor Academy which serves the community of East Leeds. We are part of Abbey Multi Academy Trust and share in the Trust mission to work In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower'.

We are looking for a dedicated individual who is:

  • A highly motivated and hard-working person with the capacity to contribute to the ongoing development of the school
  • Passionate about the development of the whole child. Someone who is able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential.
  • A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to successfully teach all aspects of English
  • A colleague who is looking to develop their career within a supportive team.
  • Inspirational to colleagues and students whilst/and sharing best practice.

You will be:

  • A proven good/outstanding teacher with the ability to successfully teach all aspects of KS3 & KS4 English
  • A team-player who can develop positive relationships with children, families, and colleagues.
  • Someone who will support the Trust’s Christian ethos as well as our shared mission and values

Abbey MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects our communities.


What the school offers its staff

What our Trust can offer:

  • Friendly, welcoming academies with a strong Christian ethos
  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated colleagues
  • A 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme providing support and counselling for home-life and work-related issues, financial and legal support, specialist information and support for managers
  • Free secure on-site parking
  • Membership of a pension scheme

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is a Trust consisting of eight academies (three secondary, five primary) in the Anglican Diocese of Leeds and in the geographical areas of Leeds and Calderdale.All our academies share in the Trust’s mission to work

In Partnership to 'Educate, Nurture and Empower'.

For more information about us or our academies visit www.abbeymat.co.uk.

Find out about more about Bishop Young Academy by visitingwww.bishopyoungacademy.co.uk.

Visits to our school to meet the team and experience our wonderful atmosphere, are warmly welcomed, and encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Olga Bracewell via email at obracewell@bishopyoungacademy.co.uk. If you have questions about the recruitment process, please emailrecruitment@abbeytrust.org.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bishop Young CofE Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share and embody this commitment. As part of the application process safeguarding checks will be undertaken. All roles in our school will involve contact with children/young people and Bishop Young Academy expects all staff and volunteers to prioritise safeguarding and behave in accordance and promote our vision, to be a "safe and welcoming family, where all God’s children are valued and all are enabled to flourish".

Applying for the job

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About Bishop Young Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
744 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bishop Young C of E Academy is a vibrant academy in the heart of Seacroft, Leeds.

We have recently been judged as Good in all areas by Ofsted - a milestone moment for us, making now a great time to join our Academy.

Bishop Young is a safe and welcoming family, where all God's children are valued, and all are enabled to flourish. It is our fundamental belief that all children have an entitlement to high-quality education, and we are committed to providing excellent teaching and learning, pastoral care and additional opportunities for our students to enable them to thrive academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally in a supportive and caring environment.

Arranging a visit to Bishop Young Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@abbeytrust.org.

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