Phase Leader, Leeds, West Yorkshire

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Ryecroft AcademyLeeds, West Yorkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 2a £2,667
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


We are excited to have available an opportunity for a Phase Leader or a Phase Leader with additional responsibility.

Phase Leader

MPR/UPR + TLR 2a £2,667 

Required for September 2018


Phase Leader including an additional responsibility for SCITT trainees and Newly Qualified Teachers

MPR/UPR + TLR 2b £4,442 

Required for September 2018

Are you an experienced Teacher ready for the step up into an exciting leadership role at Ryecroft Academy? Have you the vision, commitment and enthusiasm to help us continue to develop and deliver the best early years provision for every child?

Ryecroft Academy is a happy, friendly school with a strong community ethos and strong team commitment to improving the outcomes and aspirations of all our children. We are looking for a committed, experienced and enthusiastic teacher, who will work in partnership with the Principal and SLT to promote continuous improvement in our vibrant and happy school. 

We can offer you:

  • a welcoming, caring school where everyone is valued
  • friendly, enthusiastic pupils who are very proud of our school
  • a dedicated and motivated staff team who      believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school and in the local community
  • the full support of the Principal and Governing Body for professional and leadership development, working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust

In return, we are looking for someone who is:

  • a caring teacher and leader who has the needs of our pupils and their families at the heart of everything they do
  • a highly effective classroom practitioner who is passionate about education and supports other staff to make continuous improvements to their practice
  • an excellent role model for staff and pupils and a source of inspiration
  • a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • experienced in rigorous tracking and monitoring of children’s progress
  • able to coach and mentor staff to the highest      standards

Are you interested in joining us? We hope so!

An application pack is available to download from the website

For more information, please email Helen Townsley, Principal:

To arrange a visit to the school, please e-mail Joanne Barrick, Business Manager:

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 want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 12 noon. 

Interviews will take place on Thursday 24 May 2018.

Job location

More about Ryecroft Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Stonebridge Grove, Farnley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 5AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 263 2433
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Ryecroft Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational primary school situated in Farnley, Leeds. It is supported by the Gorse Academies Trust, a non-profit charity with the aim of creating excellent primary teaching in Leeds’ more deprived a...