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    15 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Part time: 1 hour weekly to deliver lessons face to face at Leeds City Academy. Fixed term until July 2024 (Term Time only)

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term until July 2024 (Term Time only)

Pay scale

£25 per hour for delivering lessons and extra for marking and preparation time 1 hour weekly to deliver lessons face to face at Leeds City Academy.

What skills and experience we're looking for

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 3-4pm.

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 later date.

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 bond.j@whiteroseacademies.org

What the school offers its staff

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 Outstanding.

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 sectors.

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.

Further details about the role

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 needs.
  • 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 self-reliance.
  • 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.

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 Leeds City Academy

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

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

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