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Teacher of English (maternity cover)

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, Pudsey, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject English
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 - £40,490 + amazing benefits

Job summary

We’re looking for a Teacher of English to cover maternity leave!

As a Teacher of English you will support the Faculty Leader to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students, supporting the English Department, to improve the outcomes for all students.

At the top of your game, you'll have successful experience of teaching at KS3,4 & 5, collaborate effectively with other adults and work constructively as part of a team. You'll need to be an enthusiastic team player with the ability to use initiative, work independently and stay organised.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours. This contract is for full time hours and to ideally start 2nd November 2020 until 31st August 2021. This role is suitable for either a NQT or an experienced teacher.

Employee benefits

Benefits include:
• Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
• Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount
• Christmas shopping day
• Employee wellbeing committee with a dedicated health and well-being day
• Co-operative credit union
• Health-care cash-back scheme
• Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
• Season ticket and rental deposit loans
• Bi-weekly team newsletter to keep you up to date with staff news

Applying for the job

The Co-op Academies Trust operates blind shortlisting as part of its recruitment process to ensure a fair and rigorous process. Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached, and email to hr@priesthorpe.org

For further information about Co-op Academy Priesthorpe please visit our website: www.priesthorpe.coopacademies.co.uk or for further information about Co-op Academies Trust please visit the Trust website here: www.coopacademies.co.uk

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1138 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Co-op Academy Priesthorpe website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hr@priesthorpe.org

About Co-op Academy Priesthorpe

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is situated in Pudsey and just 15 minutes from both Leeds and Bradford centre with places for 1250 students. The Academy has a very special ethos, which visitors continue to comment on. Equity and equality are key drivers for us in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to excel within a highly inclusive and supportive community. We’re a popular and over-subscribed Academy, proud to be at the heart of our community. We are sponsored by Co-op Academies Trust and we're excited by the opportunities that we now have to work closely with our sponsor (more info here: https://www.coopacademies.co.uk/)

Visits to the Academy are usually warmly welcomed, but due to COVID are not currently possible. Please see further information and a virtual tour here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7XpT7Z6ewE

School location

Priesthorpe Lane, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 5SG