Teacher of ICT, Leeds

Closing date:

The Ruth Gorse AcademyLeeds

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Secondary School 11-16 years. 

Number on roll: 818 (Y7, Y8, Y9 and Y10 at present), set to rise to 1070 in September 2018 with new intake.

Required to start January 2018 

Teacher of ICT

MPR/UPR

A rare and remarkable opportunity that will change your career.

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Ruth Gorse Academy will ensure that students receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation. Together these non-negotiable values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables students to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment. We believe that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.

Due to our expansion of cohort size, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of ICT to join The Ruth Gorse Academy, ensuring that it becomes a truly outstanding establishment. The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher who can demonstrate passion and integrity and a strong record of effective practice.

This is an important role in the academy’s development and the successful candidate, with support from the leadership team and those within the ICT team, will play a vital role in the delivery of an exciting ICT curriculum. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to be at the forefront of our organisational change. The GORSE Academies Trust continues to demonstrate exceptional opportunities for the students within the Trust. Recently, Hillcrest Academy joined The Morley Academy and The Farnley Academy in being rated as Outstanding in all categories in their inspections’; we are determined to see The Ruth Gorse Academy achieve the same. 

The Ruth Gorse Academy is an 11–16, co-educational academy that will continue to grow each year to a maximum cohort of 1250 students in 2020. 

An application pack is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs  or by email to recruitment@ruthgorse.leeds.sch.uk. If you would like to know more about The Ruth Gorse Academy, please visit our website at www.ruthgorse.leeds.sch.uk  

Closing date for applications:  Friday 13 October 2017 (noon).

Applications should be returned to: recruitment@ruthgorse.leeds.sch.uk

Interviews will take place:  Thursday 19 October 2017

Please be aware that The Ruth Gorse Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Black Bull Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2531 600
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The Ruth Gorse Academy is a newly built free school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. First opened in 2014, the Ruth Gorse Academy is part of the Gorse Academies Trust, a relatively small trust supporting eight schools. The school currently serves ke...