Class Teacher (Key Stage 1), Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Hillcrest AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS with possible TLR for an outstanding candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Hillcrest Academy

Class Teacher (Key Stage 1)

MPS/UPS with possible TLR for an outstanding candidate

Required from 1st January 2019 or as soon as possible


We are looking to appoint a talented Class Teacher to join our strong and committed team. Hillcrest is a vibrant and dynamic academy that is looking for an inspirational teacher. Our successful candidate will be joining an incredibly strong and collaborative team within our school, and we welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers.

Can you:

  • Inspire and excite children in their learning?
  • Improve the progress of all children, to ensure they achieve their full potential?
  • Focus on supporting children towards greater independence in their learning?
  • Work alongside and include families in their child’s education?

In return we can offer:

  • amazing, friendly, enthusiastic children
  • support of a caring staff team committed to children's success
  • professional development working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust
  • fun and a challenge!

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation. 

  • If you are newly qualified you will receive dedicated non-contact time, the      support of an experienced mentor and opportunities to observe good      practice in our academy and other schools; we want you to make the most of your NQT year! 
  • As an experienced teacher you will be able to access professional development to meet your professional needs and continue to develop your      practice. 
  • If you are an aspiring leader, we will support you in your development. We are committed to identifying potential and talent and growing future leaders!

Are you interested in joining us? We hope so! Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

A full application pack can be downloaded from the website For more information please email Sam Done, Principal: or contact school on 0113 2624080. Closing date is Friday 14th December 2018, 12.00pm.

If you would like to know more about The Gorse Academies Trust, please visit; 

TGAT Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders 2018 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a DBS check & satisfactory references We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

“Every lesson counts at Hillcrest Academy. Teachers are relentless in supporting every pupil to reach their potential.” 

Ofsted 2016

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More about Hillcrest Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Cowper Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 262 4080
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Hillcrest Academy is a larger-than-average primary school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. The school provides places for around 400 pupils aged 3-11. Hillcrest Academy is part of the GORSE Academies Trust, which is responsible for the running of ar...