Teacher of A level Law (Maternity cover in the first instance) Elliott Hudson College, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job description

16-19 years. Number on roll: 1075
Required to start Easter 2020

This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to join an outstanding post 16 college.

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, Elliott Hudson College has a mission to ensure that its students receive an exceptional education. We are looking for professionals who want to work in a college that focuses on high expectations, challenge and rigour but aligned closely with personal responsibility and pastoral care. Together these values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables them to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment.

Through this approach Elliott Hudson College is becoming a catalyst for social change, transforming opportunities for the young people in the communities it serves. We are determined through the establishment of this college, to ensure that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic teacher of A Level Law who is committed to transforming the lives of young people in the Leeds City region. Our standards and expectations are high and we expect our new staff to lead our continuing drive for excellence in the classroom. A Level Law is a very popular and successful subject in the college. This position does present the successful candidate with a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate their value in a thriving and growing organisation over the longer term.

This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who are keen to be at the centre of our organisational change. The last few years have been exceptional for The GORSE Academies Trust and we are incredibly proud that Elliott Hudson College has been judged as ‘outstanding’ in all areas, by Ofsted in March 2018.

Elliott Hudson College is a 16-19, co-educational college which opened in 2015 and now has a student population of 1040 Year 12 and 13 ‘A’ Level students. The college is housed in brand new, state-of-the-art accommodation at The White Rose Office Park, Millshaw Park Lane, Leeds, LS11 0LT.

An application pack is available to download direct from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs by email to recruitment@elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk or by telephone to Linda Dunn on 0113 323 9777.

Closing date for applications: Monday 25 November 2019 (midday)
Applications should be returned to: recruitment@elliotthudsoncollege.ac.uk
Interviews will take place: Week commencing Monday 2 December 2019

Please be aware that Elliott Hudson College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Essential educational requirements

• Good honours degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status (or currently an ITT/GTP trainee

Essential skills and experience

• Very good classroom practitioner
• Ability to devise new resources to facilitate student learning
• Knowledge and experience of intervention strategies
• Ability to set high expectations in the classroom
• Knowledge of Post 16 curriculum and assessment
• Knowledge and understanding regarding Safeguarding, Child Protection and Prevent
Either:
• Successful placement(s), teaching at KS5 (applicants currently in training)
or:
• Successful record of teaching including very good exam results at one or more of KS4 & KS5 (applicants who already have gained QTS)

Employee benefits

Ongoing excellent CPD


About Elliott Hudson College

Elliott Hudson College has a mission to ensure that its students receive an exceptional education. We are looking for professionals who want to work in a college that focuses on high expectations, challenge and rigour but aligned closely with personal responsibility and pastoral care. Together these values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables them to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment. Through this approach Elliott Hudson College is becoming a catalyst for social change, transforming opportunities for the young people in the communities it serves. We are determined, through the establishment of this college, to ensure that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

Address
The White Rose Office Park, Millshaw Park Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 0LT
Phase
Sixteen Plus
Type
Free School