Teacher of KS2 & KS3 The Stephen Longfellow Academy, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job description

We seek to appoint a qualified teacher with experience teaching across key stage 2 and 3. You may come from either a mainstream or specialist/alternative provision, and are confident to deliver high quality teaching and learning within the AP setting. As a teacher of KS2/ KS3 working with vulnerable students, you will be able to impact significantly on their personal growth and well-being and go beyond teaching your subjects.
The ability to work independently and with initiative is necessary, as are the skills required to be a successful team player in a fast-paced environment. A positive outlook, and the ability to work under pressure with an appreciation of confidentiality is essential.
This is an exciting and rewarding challenge for a dynamic individual to contribute to teaching across the academy.

An application pack is available to download at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs/, or by email to

For further information about the Academy visit the website www.stephenlongfellow.leeds.sch.uk

Closing Date: Friday 21st February 2020 (9.00am)
Interview Date: Thursday 27th February 2020

The Stephen Longfellow Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks. We promote diversity and want a work force which reflects the population of Leeds.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Proven ability as an excellent classroom teacher
Working effectively in a team

Knowledge and understanding of:
•What constitutes quality and high standards in learning and teaching
•National Curriculum
•Inclusion and strategies for engaging all learners
•What constitutes appropriate and successful relationships with children
•Principles of Assessment for Learning and a commitment to effective assessment
•Understanding of monitoring, recording and reporting of student progress
•A range of behaviour management strategies
•Child protection and safeguarding issues
•Strategies for teaching EAL and New to English children

•Effective organisational skills
•Ability to work well with parents and carers
•Confident and competent user of ICT
•Ability to plan for progression across the ability range, designing effective learning across a series of lessons

Employee benefits

Ongoing CPD
Cycle Scheme
Specsavers Scheme

About The Stephen Longfellow Academy

Global Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 8PG
Not Applicable
Free School