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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 January 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • 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

Leadership 5-9

What skills and experience we're looking for

Curriculum Leader Responsibilities:

  • To oversee the strategic direction of the department within the academy’s vision and aims
  • To be accountable in ensuring the execution of the highest standards and outcomes across the department
  • In line with the national curriculum, employ rigorous assessment techniques to ensure innovative and strategic planning and delivery across the department
  • To research, understand and develop English curriculum with a focus on the GCSE 9-1 grades in-line with the
  • To design and implement a highly ambitious and cohesive curriculum that promotes a love for learning
  • To ensure the department is equipped with clear assurance plans which contribute positively to the ADIP (Academy Development and Improvement Plan
  • To contribute to the development of whole school strategic planning and policies through attendance at middle leadership meetings
  • To create a high quality and research informed subject specific teaching and learning environment for all
  • To monitor, evaluate and action upon teaching and learning in the department
  • To ensure that all relevant health and safety regulations and risk assessments are in place and fully followed within all classrooms
  • To oversee and evaluate the department budget and resources
  • To ensure a robust and supportive process of line management of the English Team

Teaching, Learning & Pedagogy:

  • To ensure a high-quality learning experience for all students through effective personalisation; appropriately sequencing and scaffolding learning to ensure all students are able to engage successfully with the curriculum.
  • Use assessment as part of their teaching to diagnose learners’ needs, set realistic and challenging targets for improvement and plan future teaching.
  • Use data to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching, to monitor the progress of those taught, and to raise levels of attainment.
  • To assess, record and report on the progress, development, and attainment of students

What the school offers its staff

Leeds East Academy is an over-subscribed 11-16 academy that has recently achieved the title of UK Parliament School of the Year. We are a vibrant, diverse, and welcoming academy community who are committed to securing our highly ambitious vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ for every single member of our wonderful school. Over the last three years the school has been on a rapid journey of transformation which has resulted in significant improvements in attendance, progress, and behaviour. We received a ‘good’ judgement in our 2019 Ofsted inspection and every member of our community is determined to convert this to outstanding and beyond at our next inspection.

We are proud to be an academy who forms part of the High-Performance Learner international community and our vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ is underpinned by the principles of High-Performance Learner. The principles simply foster the belief that every child can and will perform highly and are able to excel both academically and personally within the right climate and culture. We have worked closely with our academy community to develop a culture and climate in which both staff and students can flourish.

Our academy is committed to delivering an outstanding education to each and every one of our students. We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome, irrespective of
sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age or disability.

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About Leeds East Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1033 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Leeds East Academy is an over-subscribed 11-16 academy that has recently achieved the title of UK Parliament School of the Year. We are a vibrant, diverse and welcoming academy community who are committed to securing our highly ambitious vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ for every single member of our wonderful school. Over the last three years the school has been on a rapid journey of transformation which has resulted in significant improvements in attendance, progress, and behaviour. We received a ‘good’ judgement in our 2019 Ofsted inspection and every member of our community is determined to convert this to outstanding and beyond at our next inspection.
We are proud to be an academy who forms part of the High-Performance Learner international community and our vision of ‘Everyone Exceptional’ is underpinned by the principles of High-Performance Learner. The principles simply foster the belief that every child can and will perform highly and are able to excel both academically and personally within the right climate and culture. We have worked closely with our academy community to develop a culture and climate in which both staff and students can flourish.
Our academy is committed to delivering an outstanding education to each and every one of our students. We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.
White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

Arranging a visit to Leeds East Academy

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

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