Leeds City Academy seeks to appoint GCSE tutors of the
following languages to start immediately:
French: 1 hour per week
Greek: 1 hour per week
Persian: 1 hour per week
Polish: 1 hour per week
Panjabi (Gurmukhi): 1 hour per week
Turkish: 1 hour per week
Urdu: 1 hour per week
Leeds City Academy values the skills of all bilingual
students and seeks to support those students able to undertake a Heritage
Language GCSE by providing tuition to enable students to maximise their
potential. In Summer 2023 we successfully entered 65 students for GCSEs in 11
different heritage languages.
Tutors will work term time only, 1 hour weekly
All tutors will be paid £25 per hour for delivering
lessons and extra for marking and preparation time.
As a tutor you will be working closely with secondary
school students in small groups.
Candidates must be able to provide face to face
lessons at Leeds City Academy, LS6 2LG.
Tutors must be fluent in the appropriate language and
be competent in English.
This advert is for a position which will be temporary.
In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a
Leeds City Academy is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children. We offer all tutors paid Safeguarding (child
protection) training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
To fulfil this role, you must attend two one-off
sessions prior to starting the role, one 2-hour session on Safeguarding and
another 2-hour session on Expectations of Tutors at Leeds City Academy.
If you have any questions about this role, please
contact Miss Jenny Bond (Heritage Languages Lead) at
This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City
Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We
are an 11-16 academy and one of
four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally
for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the
young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5
Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very
centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to
work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of
our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work,
enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures,
heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as
an additional language.
Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at
the academy and is
further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all
Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which
values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.
- To establish
productive working relationships with students, acting as a role model and
setting high expectations.
- To promote the
inclusion and acceptance of students within the classroom.
- To support
students’ learning to maximise success in the GCSE exams.
- To support
students consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual
- To provide
feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement.
- To encourage
students to interact and work co-operatively with others and ensure all
students are engaging in activities.
- To promote
independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement in
- To establish an
appropriate learning environment in lessons.
- To plan lessons
and adjust as appropriate.
- To provide
objective and accurate feedback and reports as required on student achievement,
progress, and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence.
- To be responsible
for keeping and updating academy records contributing to reviews of
systems/records as requested.
- To mark
assessments, mock GCSE papers and to conduct the mock and real GCSE speaking
examinations in the heritage language.
- To provide
current, forecast and behaviour grades for reporting purposes.
- To work with
parents to ensure students engage with their studies, including expected
attendance at a parent's evening.
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