Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 May 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    27 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Geography
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity cover for up to 12 months)
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Geography teacher to join our existing, high-performing and passionate team. We are committed to ensuring all students continue to achieve beyond their potential, along with having the opportunity to engage with new ideas and exploring what interests them. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a department dedicated to improving outcomes, aspirations and life chances of young people.

Classroom Teachers - Expectations of all Academy staff:

Teach across the age range of KS3 and KS4 to all abilities

Ensure teaching and learning in the classroom maximises the potential of all students

To be accountable for the progress of pupils taught as a subject teacher.

Contribute to the development and delivery of an innovative and engaging English curriculum

Be dedicated to personal continued professional development

To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work. We are a caring and supportive community, as part of the White Rose Academies Trust and ground-breaking Luminate Education Group, we benefit from exceptional CPD like no other in the City. A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage. Colleagues train with us, they grow with us and they progress with us.

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds. We are oversubscribed and popular within our community. More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness. We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011. Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.

Part of The 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

The 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 employs over 400 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.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a member of Luminate Education Group, other members include Harrogate College, Keighley College, Leeds City College and Leeds Conservatoire. The Group provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

The 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 a DBS check.

Employee benefits

Excellent CPD and Beginner Teacher programmes

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1243 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Leeds West Academy

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work. We are a caring and supportive community, as part of the White Rose Academies Trust and ground-breaking Luminate Education Group, we benefit from exceptional CPD like no other in the City. A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage. Colleagues train with us, they grow with us and they progress with us.

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds. We are oversubscribed and popular within our community. More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness. We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011. Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.

School location

Intake Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13 1DQ

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