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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£30,000 - £46,525)

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will carry out the responsibilities of a teacher at Leeds West Academy according to the ethos and expectations of the academy. You will also support the progress of all our young people through their learning from 11-16 and beyond, through the planning and preparation of high quality lessons which engage, motivate and support learners.

  • Strive to deliver a consistently high standard of Quality of Education
  • Take responsibility within own teaching areas and in the execution of general duties for the creation of a positive climate for learning which results in positive, respectful attitudes from students
  • Consistently apply the academy behaviour policy to support all colleagues in establishing high standards of behaviour from students, and in order that students have parity of treatment and expectations in all areas of the academy
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students
  • In consultation with the Curriculum Leader, contribute to the planning, design and production of high quality teaching materials and resources
  • Be a Form Tutor for a specified group of students, establishing the rapport necessary to support their moral, social, cultural, and emotional development through the delivery of the PSHCE curriculum within Form Tutor time
  • Attend meetings, including parents’ evenings and Student Enrolment Day, and fulfil duties on rotas as specified in the Staff Handbook
  • Implement all academy policies with regard to registration, student absence, student uniform, use of planners and other routines detailed in the Staff Handbook
  • Observe academy rules relating to the safeguarding of students, health and safety requirements, and equality policies
  • Participate in full staff and curriculum area meetings, actively contributing to academy decision making and consultation procedures
  • Participate fully in the Academy Performance Management process, engaging in professional development activities which enhance personal performance, fulfil personal potential and contribute effectively to the implementation of the academy’s goal to be an outstanding place of learning
  • Uphold the professional standards of dress, behaviour, attitudes and team spirit which will ensure that Leeds West Academy is a pleasant, positive place to learn and work

What the school offers its staff

Part of White Rose Academies Trust, Leeds West Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of ‘World Class’.

We're securing our 2025 vision for‘ World Class’ by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society.

White Rose Academies Trust is a local trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students.

The trust currently employs over 500 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years.

Further details about the role

For more information, please visit our website at www.whiteroseacademies.org.

For details of how to book on for one of our online introduction sessions with the Senior Leadership Team and to find out more the role, please complete this form. Link to form, https://forms.office.com/e/XX77VnWU7Wor you may paste this in your browser.

To apply, please complete the application form and return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.

Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age or disability.

PLEASE NOTE THE REQUIREMENT TO ATTACH YOUR APPLICATION FORM AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT TO YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM WHEN EMAILING YOUR APPLICATION TO US.

Commitment to safeguarding

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Leeds West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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.

Arranging a visit to Leeds West Academy

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

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