Teacher of Spanish Co-op Academy Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Job description

We’re looking for an exceptional Teacher of Spanish for an interim period at Co-op Academy Leeds; someone who will develop and deliver teaching and learning in languages, raising attainment and progress through innovative first-wave teaching, tracking and intervention as they go.

At the top of your game, you’ll be an inspirational classroom practitioner with a proven track record of securing outcomes across the key stages. But above all, you’ll have a genuine commitment to teaching and developing a love of learning amongst young linguists.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

As a colleague at Leeds, you’ll work within a diverse learning community, striving to deliver an outstanding working and learning experience for all. Therefore, a genuine passion for working and making a real difference in the community is essential.

Ideally you’ll be with us five days a week, but there is room for negotiation - four days may be considered in order to secure a truly exceptional candidate.

Si usted es un profesor de español entusiástico e inspirador, quien se comprometa al espíritu de la cooperación, nos interesaría recibir noticias de usted.

(So if you’re an enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Spanish, committed to the spirit of co-operation, then we’d be delighted to hear from you.)

Visit https://leeds.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies for further info about the Academy and to download an Application Form.

Completed applications should be returned to Dianne Singleton, HR Administrator on recruitment@cal.coop before the closing deadline.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate (with a good honours degree)

Essential qualifications

QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)

Essential skills and experience

• Knowledge and understanding of current theory and best practice in learning and teaching

• Understanding of a diverse range of teaching and learning styles and techniques

• The theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all children

• Statutory National Curriculum requirements at the appropriate key stage

Employee benefits

What you do here really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success.

Whether they benefit your finances, your wellbeing, or your family, in or outside work. From career progression and working and making a difference within your local community, to a whole range of financial discounts and benefits, working at Co-op Academies Trust isn’t just your standard job.

We offer competitive salaries and pension schemes as well as travel season ticket loans, 24-hour access to free money support, and for colleagues who want to save or need help managing debt we have savings and loan products which can be deducted from your pay.

We want you to stay happy and healthy. So as a teaching colleague you’ll get the school holiday period off work. And even better, we offer a free flu vaccine, cycle to work scheme; 24-hour access to free health and wellbeing support and discounted gym membership at a number of popular gyms.

We offer a 10% discount on Co-op branded Food, 5% discount on Co-op Electrical plus discounts on insurance products. You’ll also get access to Co-operative Flexible Benefits and MyActiveDiscounts, giving you discounts and offers from well-known brands on things like shopping, travel, eating out, theatre tickets and broadband.

About Co-op Academy Leeds

Here at Co-op Academy Leeds, we aim to ensure everyone has the opportunity to flourish, both academically and socially. We expect students and staff to have the courage to aim high, the commitment to persevere – even when the going gets tough – and the mindset which will allow them to grow. Teaching and learning sit right at the heart of everything we do – nothing else matters if the learning culture is not good enough. We focus relentlessly on ensuring staff receive regular, relevant and useful professional development, much of which is provided and delivered by our in-house Teaching & Learning Team. Anyone who joins us is expected to contribute to this sharing culture. We have high expectations – and unstinting moral values. As an integral part of Co-op Academies Trust, we espouse the core Co-op values (Self-help, Self-responsibility, Solidarity, Democracy, Equity and Equality) and have adopted the 4 Ways of Being Co-op: Be yourself, always; Do what matters most; Show you care; Succeed together. We also enjoy the significant support of the Trust and the Sponsor, which brings with it a range of opportunities and benefits, alongside a less “formal” package of colleagues working together to look after their well-being and forge stronger relationships. We really are all about providing the best we can for everyone – making sure our students leave here and move on to better things, whatever their starting points and backgrounds.

Stoney Rock Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 7HD
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