Science Teacher (suitable for NQT), Leeds

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Leeds West AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Academy: Leeds West Academy

Job Title: Science Teacher (suitable for NQT)

Grade: MPS/UPS

Accountable to: Curriculum Leader for Science

Start date: 1 September 2020

PLEASE NOTE: Part time applications will be considered                    


Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a 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 provide for our students and staff is unrivalled.  With improved results year-on-year since 2016, 2019 saw our students secure the best results in the school’s history.  In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work, 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.

Role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Science teacher to join our existing, high-performing and passionate team.  We are committed to ensuring all students continue to achieve beyond their potential, along with having the opportunity to engage with new ideas and exploring what interests them. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a department dedicated to improving outcomes, aspirations and life chances of young people. 

Classroom Teachers - Expectations of all Academy staff:

  • Teach across the age range of KS3 and KS4 to all abilities
  • Ensure teaching and learning in the classroom maximises the potential of all students
  • Be accountable for the progress of pupils taught as a subject teacher.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of an innovative and engaging Science curriculum
  • Be dedicated to personal continued professional development
  • Share and support the school’s responsibility to provide opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust, Leeds West Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of World Class.

We're securing our vision for World Class by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional 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.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies in 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 almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group.  Other members of the group include Leeds College of Music, Keighley College and Harrogate College.   Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our academies.  They also share our vision of creating a truly World Class Trust.

Closing Date: Monday 20th April 2020 – 9am  

Shortlisting: w/c 20th April 2020

Interview Date: w/c 27th April 2020

Start Date: 1 September 2020

To apply, please complete the application form and return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org by the closing date of Monday 30th March 2020 – 9am. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.

The 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 a DBS check.

PLEASE NOTE THE REQUIREMENT TO ATTACH YOUR APPLICATION FORM AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT TO YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM WHEN EMAILING YOUR APPLICATION TO US.



More about Leeds West Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Intake Lane, Rodley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS13 1DQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 2295454
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