Teacher of English - Maternity Cover

Dixons Unity Academy, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 3DS

3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Until Maternity leave ends.

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualified Teacher Status

Good honours degree

Values driven

Strong teaching ability backed up by good and outstanding outcomes

Tailored teaching that challenges and supports students

High expectations which motivate and challenge students

Excellent subject knowledge

Understanding of the primary / secondary curriculum

Understanding of how students learn

Highly tailored planning using scheme of work

Effective use of formative assessment

Behaviour management to support a disciplined and joyful culture

Commitment to safeguarding


What the school offers its staff

Why choose Dixons Unity Academy?

  • Consistent behaviour and expectations; teachers can teach and students can learn
  • Weekly coaching for all staff
  • Exceptionally visible and supportive senior leadership team
  • Hardworking staff and students who want to do well
  • Schemes of work fully resourced and ready

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our valuesof integrity, resilience and respect and completely committed to our mission: to ensure children from all abilities and backgrounds become lifelong lovers of learning who make a positive contribution to our community.

Dixons Academies Trust

The Dixons Academies Trust is a family of 16 schools in Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester: 3 primaries, 10 secondaries, 2 all-through and one standalone sixth form. We are committed to making a difference where it matters most:

  • Values driven
  • Over 30 years of challenging educational and social disadvantage
  • Ambitious for every child and highly inclusive
  • Alwaysin the top 5 nationally for progress at secondary
  • Committed to recruiting a diverse workforce
  • Exceptional colleagues will support you to be your best
  • Low staff turnover

We establish high-performing non-faith academies which maximise attainment, value diversity, develop character and build cultural capital. By the age of 18, we want every student to have the choice of university or a high quality apprenticeship.

Please visitwww.dixonsua.comor call us on 0113 2630110 and speak to Mark Morgan, Operations & Business Manager, to discuss the role further.

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.


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About Dixons Unity Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
834 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01135125530

School location

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