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Leeds City Academy


Accountable to:  Subject Leader for MFL

Leeds City Academy is a unique and very special place to work. Our philosophy is  grounded equally in securing the highest professional standards and supporting and  caring for all professionals. As a key member of the White Rose Academies Trust and  ground-breaking Luminate Education Group, all professionals benefit from exceptional  CPD like no other in the City. A broad, varied and highly personalised package is well-established, driven by the latest 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.

Our academy is an extremely unique and amazing inner-city school, situated in the  Woodhouse area of Leeds. The student body has nearly doubled in size over the last three  years and now boasts just over 800 students in attendance. There is a vibrant, rich and  amazing culture in the academy, characterised by the over forty different countries and  first languages represented by our inspirational student body. Students and staff are  incredibly proud of their academy and determined to work ‘In Partnership’ to secure  further improvements and achievements.

We benefit from increasingly impressive facilities. The last twelve months have seen  significant investment in a comprehensive building and refurbishment programme,  resulting in a range of new specialist classrooms, learning and office spaces, new dining  facilities, updated sports accommodation and changing rooms. This improvement  programme will continue over the next twelve months, leading to improved specialist  teaching spaces and the transformation of our outside space so that students can enjoy  physical activity, relax and socialise with their friends in an amazing and inspirational  environment.

Classroom Teachers – Expectations of all Academy staff:

  • Ensure outstanding 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 Standards.
  • 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 Positive 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 subject
  • In consultation with the Subject Leader, contribute to the planning, design and  production of high quality teaching materials and resources, appropriate to age  and ability, in accordance with the Subject Strategic Action Plan9
  • Be a form tutor for a specified groups of students, establishing the rapport necessary  to support the development of ‘In Partnership’ characters and moral, social,  cultural and emotional development through the delivery of the PHSCE curriculum  within form time sessions
  • Make a strong contribution to agreed Student Culture and DNA areas as  designated to the subject area through ‘immersion’ curriculum experiences
  • 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, values and team  spirit which will ensure that Leeds City Academy is a pleasant positive place to learn  and work.

Part of the White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds City Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students achieve ‘World Class’ status.

We're securing our 2025 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 of 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 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 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years.

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021 9:00am

Shortlisting date: Monday 19th April 2021 

Interview date: Wednesday 21st April 2021

Start date: Wednesday 1st September 2021

For more information, please visit our website at .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date Monday 19th April 2021 9.00 am. 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.​


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