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This job expired on 22 November 2023

  • Start date details

    To be discussed with the successful candidate

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: Up to full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale (MPS) or Upper Pay Scale (UPS).

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Strive to deliver a consistently high standard of Quality of Education.
  • Take responsibility within own teaching areas and in the execution of general duties for the creation of a positive climate for learning which results in positive, respectful attitudes from students.
  • Consistently apply the academy behaviour policy to support all colleagues in establishing high standards of behaviour from students, and in order that students have parity of treatment and expectations in all areas of the academy.
  • Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students.
  • In consultation with the Curriculum Leader, contribute to the planning, design and production of high quality teaching materials and resources.
  • Be a Form Tutor for a specified group of students, establishing the rapport necessary to support their moral, social, cultural, and emotional development through the delivery of the PSHCE curriculum within Form Tutor time.
  • Attend meetings, including parents’ consultation sessions and Student Enrolment Day, and fulfil duties on rotas as specified in the Staff Handbook.
  • Implement all Academy policies with regard to registration, student absence, student uniform, use of planners and other routines detailed in the Staff Handbook.
  • Observe Academy rules relating to the safeguarding of students, health and safety requirements, and equality policies.
  • Participate in full staff and curriculum area meetings, actively contributing to Academy decision making and consultation procedures.
  • Participate fully in the Academy Performance Management process, engaging in professional development activities which enhance personal performance, fulfil personal potential and contribute effectively to the implementation of the Academy’s goal to be an outstanding place of learning.
  • Uphold the professional standards of dress, behaviour, attitudes and team spirit which will ensure that Leeds West Academy is a pleasant, positive place to learn and work.

What the school offers its staff

Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community anda strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive. As judged by Ofsted as ‘Good’ in May 2019, teaching is strong and the support we provideforour students and staff is unrivalled. Since 2016, results have improved year-on-year, and are now consistently above national averages in most areas. In 2022, our students secured the best results in the school’s history. In short, there is no better timetojoin Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous placetowork, accommodated in £30 million pound world-class facilities which opened in late 2011. As part of the White Rose Academies Trust (a member of the Luminate Education Group), we have a strong reputation of being a caring and supportive organisation. The academy also benefits from an exceptional in-house Trust CPD programme, 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, grow with us and progress with us.

We are lookingforan experienced, enthusiastic, and ambitious teacher ofGeography who are committed to ensuring all students continue to achieve beyond their potential. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join an academy dedicated to improving outcomes, aspirations, and life chances of young people. We know that for students to aspire and be successful in all aspects of their lives, they need to be given meaningful and sustained opportunities to develop their cultural capital. We do this in many ways, for example, through our curriculum, extracurricular activities, trips and visits and careers activities.

Commitment to safeguarding

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 an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Leeds West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1434 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.
Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.
Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.

Arranging a visit to Leeds West Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.

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