Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 9:30 am

  • Date listed

    28 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Design and technology
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£25,714 to £41,604

Job summary

Teacher of Design and Technology
(Specialism in Food Technology or Product Design)
Permanent, Full Time role
Salary in line with national pay scales
Start date: 1 September 2021

‘Our vision is for Temple Learning Academy to be an exceptional, innovative community offering memorable lifelong learning experiences to enable all to achieve their full potential.’

Temple Learning Academy first opened to Reception pupils in 2015. We now have c.800 pupils in all year groups from ages 4-16. We are delighted to present this superb opportunity for a Teacher of Technology who is looking for a different and exciting challenge and motivated by the professional and educational possibilities of working as part of a team in an all-through academy. We are ambitious for change, and our vision is to build a world-class all-through school that serves its local community.

We would love to hear from you if you have:

 Experience of teaching Product Design or Food Technology.
 A passion for Design and Technology (in particular Resistant Materials / Food Technology) with excellent subject knowledge and committed to ensuring success for all.
 A commitment to enhancing student learning and experience and an inspiring passion for education and making a difference to children’s lives.
 A strong subject knowledge, proactive nature and commitment to demonstrating our school’s values.
 An inclusive purpose, raising and supporting the achievements of all to reach their potential with a mindset to always lead by example.
 Excellent interpersonal skills and qualities that inspire and motivate whole school commitment.

In return we can offer:

 An overarching ethos of equality, celebration of diversity and a belief in the individuality and unique potential of each child.
 Highly rewarding teaching and pastoral relationships with pupils and their parents and carers.
 A highly supportive environment within a dedicated team of colleagues.
 Opportunities to develop and grow professionally through work with our partners and within the Red Kite Learning Trust and Red Kite Teaching School Alliance.
If you would like to have a discussion before applying, please contact Marisol Pena,
or further details of our amazing school click here

Application details:

 For our online application form click here
 Closing date 10th May 2021
 For shortlisted candidates, assessments are scheduled w/c 17th May but is subject to change

We look forward to hearing from you!

Temple Learning Academy, as part of Red Kite Learning Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Employee benefits

access to a wide range of benefits via RKLT and TPS

Applying for the job

Please complete our on line application form

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
605 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email

About Temple Learning Academy

Temple Learning Academy is an all-through free school Academy in East Leeds. We opened our doors to Reception pupils in 2015 and we welcomed our first Year 7 cohort in September 2017. From September 2020, we will be an Academy with approximately 800 pupils in total across Reception and Years 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9 and 10. We are ambitious for change, and our vision is to build a world-class all-through school that serves its local community.

Our Vision
Our vision is for Temple Learning Academy to be an exceptional, innovative community offering memorable lifelong learning experiences to enable all to achieve their full potential. Everyone will develop the moral values, confidence, skills, resilience and ambition to change the future for the better within their local and global communities.

Our Core Values
These are:
 Creativity: We value everyone’s ideas, contributions and interests. Embracing the new prepares us for the future.
 Resilience: We always learn from our mistakes and keep trying until we achieve our goals.
 Ambition: We aim high to be the best we can be; we are confident in the pursuit of this goal and proud of our successes.
 Inclusivity: We value the gifts each individual brings and we respect and celebrate our talents, similarities and differences.
 Care: We are responsible for ourselves and have a moral responsibility for those around us locally and globally.

Our Core Expectations for Pupils
These are that all students:
• Are polite, respectful and kind
• Will arrive on time, ready to learn
• Will meet the uniform standards, at all times
• Will follow staff instructions, the first time of asking
• Will move about the academy calmly and quietly

Academy Profile
• The Academy was rated “Good” by Ofsted in May 2018.
• The Academy is virtually full in every year group, with waiting lists in some year groups.
• Prior attainment on entry into Reception and Year 7 is mixed, and below age-related expectations for the majority of pupils.
• The Academy serves a community in the lowest deprivation quintile.
• Approximately 66% of Academy pupils are in receipt of Pupil Premium Funding.
• Approximately 25% of Academy pupils are on the SEND Register.
• Overall, Academy attendance is currently low, with an above-average proportion of pupils in Persistent Absence. Attendance is strongest in Years 4 and 5, and weakest in Years 9 and 10.

Arranging a visit to Temple Learning Academy

If you would like to have a discussion before applying or further details of our amazing school, please contact Marisol Pena,

School location

Neville Road, Leeds, LS15 0NN

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