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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 August 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Up to UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join LeAF Studio School within Ambitions Academies Trust. Dynamic, forward thinking and absolutely committed to changing the lives of all young people, we are seeking new colleagues who will share our inclusive and positive ethos.

Teachers at LeAF Studio School are expected to be excellent classroom practitioners with strong subject knowledge and a high level of emotional intelligence. An understanding of Dual-Careers is important to support our young athletes, with applicants having experience of balancing a performance sports career alongside their own professional teaching career being an advantage.

You will have strong communication skills and the ability to build good relationships with pupils, parents and staff whilst also being able to:

  • Demonstrate professionalism consistent with the Trust’s values: aspirational, collaborative, inclusive, innovative, and responsible
  • Develop/Enhance a unique dual-career curriculum designed to support and guide young athletes through their learning journey at LeAF Studio and beyond.
  • Gain experience of Internal verification processes for academic PE at both KS4 and KS5.
  • Develop professional links with industry-based clubs, institutions, and governing bodies.
  • Show a keen interest in evidence-based research within dual-careers and sport sciences.
  • Contribute to extra-curricular provision offered by the department.

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer?

  • An opportunity to live and work in the beautiful county of Dorset with excellent links to travel across and enjoy the beaches and countryside of the West Country.
  • A thriving school community with extensive facilities
  • A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities.
  • The benefits of working in a highly collaborative multi-academy trust, including opportunities to work with teachers in other Ambitions academies.
  • A Trust wide strategy to support mental health and well-being with a ‘champion in every academy.
  • Excellent personal career development - our culture is to promote from within the Trust as much as possible.
  • Tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children.
  • A Microsoft training package.
  • A bespoke online safeguarding package

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About LeAF Studio

School type
Free School, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
431 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities. In January 2019 LeAF Studio received a "Good" rating for every aspect of the OFSTED criteria. LeAF Studio has 458 students on roll in years 9-13.

Arranging a visit to LeAF Studio

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Maddy.fuller@leafstudio.co.uk.

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