Closing date: 01/02/2018
Interview date: 07/02/2018
Start date: 01/09/2018
Leeds City Academy requires a Teacher of Art to carry out the functions of the role according to the ethos and expectations of the academy.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure good progress for all students within groups taught through the planning and preparation of high quality lessons which engage, motivate and support learners and adhere to the Academy Teaching and Learning Standard
Strive to deliver a consistently high standard of teaching and learning
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 within the Area Team and academy AR schedule
In consultation with the Area Team Leader, contribute to the planning, design and production of high quality teaching materials and resources, appropriate to age and ability, in accordance with the Area Development Plan
Be a form tutor for a specified groups of students, establishing the rapport necessary to support their moral, social, cultural and emotional development through the delivery of the PHSCE curriculum within coaching sessions
Within the Area Team, make a strong contribution to agreed PHSCE areas as designated to the subject area through Step Up Days
Contribute to the wider life of the academy by participating in the provision of extension, enrichment and enhancement activities through a planned weekly programme
Attend meetings, including parents’ consultation sessions and Meet Your Form Tutor Day, and fulfil duties or 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 as specified 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 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 City Academy is a pleasant positive place to learn and work
To promote equal opportunities in Education in order that all children and families will gain optimum benefit from the service provided
To promote and ensure that all students and young people are happy, healthy, safe, successful and achieve economic wellbeing
Generic Staff Requirements:
Uphold the professional standards expected of every member of Academy staff in all dealings with colleagues, students, parents/carers and the wider community
Adhere to the principles expressed in the aims of the Academy and its mission statement
Leeds City Academy – Aspire Together - Achieve Together
Leeds City Academy is an 11-16 school situated in the vibrant heart of Leeds. We are a smaller academy, enabling our staff to nurture the talent and realise the potential of each and every student. We provide an exceptional education and 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. Our vision at Leeds City Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within the next three years.
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 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.
We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.