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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Successful placement(s), teaching (applicants currently in training)


  • Successful record of teaching including very good exam results (applicants who already have gained QTS)
  • A detailed knowledge of current developments in education including the use of the Pupil Premium.
  • The ability to put vision into practice.

What the school offers its staff

As a trust, we want to ensure that professionals at every stage in their career have the opportunity to enjoy expert support and training. We are pleased to offer a generous benefits package to our team – as we work together to create a rewarding future for all including:

  • Membership to a local government pension scheme.
  • A commitment to continued investment in our professionals, supporting every member of staff throughout their career in the trust.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential professional advice and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers.
  • £2k Cycle to work scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hillcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
459 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Location: Leeds - Type: Mainstream School - Phase: Primary - Funding status: State - Academy - Gender: Mixed - Age range: 3 - 11 years - Principal: Sam Done

** Hillcrest Academy is a larger-than-average primary school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The school provides places for around 400 pupils aged 3-11. Hillcrest Academy is part of the GORSE Academies Trust, which is responsible for the running of around eight schools in the local area, at both primary and secondary level.
Hillcrest takes great pride in its extremely diverse catchment area, with a high proportion of pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds and a similarly high proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language.

Values and vision:
Hillcrest Academy seeks to ensure that every pupil receives a high-quality education regardless of background. To this end, the school highly values its investment in extra-curricular activities and an interesting and relatable curriculum. Parents are encouraged to play a large role in their child’s education, in order to foster a sense of community and responsibility.
With such a diverse intake of pupils, tolerance and diversity are of paramount importance to the primary school, and pupils are encouraged to have respect for different faiths and belief systems.

Ofsted report:
“Pupils leave Hillcrest Academy reaching standards from very low starting points that are close to those achieved by other pupils nationally. They are very well prepared for the next stage of their education. Every lesson counts at Hillcrest Academy. Teachers are relentless in supporting every pupil to reach their full potential.

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