are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Science at this successful
and over-subscribed secondary school in north Leeds, graded 'Good' by Ofsted.
successful candidate will have high aspirations for all students and will
share our commitment to further raising achievement across the 11-18 age
Thoresby is a good and improving comprehensive school serving a vibrant local
community. 'Pupils take pride in their work' 'This is a school where staff
and pupils celbrate diversity and promote values, mutual respect and care for
are seeking to appoint an Science teacher who has ambitious aspirations for
students and who wishes to be part of a dynamic and extremely hardworking
team. The successful candidate will share our commitment towards constantly
improving our provision and raising achievement in Science and across the
The school is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on
role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds
and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really
adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb,
modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’
learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and
promote values of tolerance, mutual respect and care for others’ (Ofsted).
The school has repeatedly been judged good by Ofsted and we have a
strong record of academic achievement, whilst ensuring that all students are
well supported. Students make good progress here because, ‘the working
atmosphere in classrooms is positive’ and ‘pupils take pride in their work’
We have an excellent 6th form partnership arrangement with
Lawnswood School (another good local school) and together we offer post-16
provision to rival the best in the city – ‘The quality of provision for post-16
students remains good. Students make consistently good progress over time’
(Ofsted). We are a Trust school in partnership with several of our local
partner Primary schools. We have a strong relationship with the Local Authority
and are also part of the highly regarded Red Kite Alliance teaching school hub,
‘Partnership working is strong’ (Ofsted).
Our school motto is ‘ambition and achievement for all’. We firmly
believe in giving all students the opportunity to achieve their very best
regardless of the circumstances in which they find themselves.
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