Teacher of Science, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent

Leeds East Academy is the most improved school in Yorkshire and the 4th most improved school in the country, celebrating remarkable GCSE results with an outstanding Progress 8 improvement of +1.09.

Thriving under new leadership and housed within a state-of-the-art new school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area.

Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic world-class establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining one of the most productive, supportive and talented leadership teams in the country.

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding by 2020.

We're securing our 2020 vision for outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared the 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 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College Group, which is one of the largest and most successful FE/HE College Groups in the UK.   Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our Academies.  They also share our vision of creating a truly Outstanding Trust. 

As a Trust, we also work very closely with the Outstanding GORSE Academies Trust, through an industry defining school improvement agreement.  This partnership provides high quality leadership and subject specific advice, as well as providing all our staff with an incredible range of CPD opportunities.

Job Title: Teacher of Science

Grade: MPS/UPS 

Accountable to: Head of Science

Role: 

Purpose of job: To teach Science to key stage 3 and 4 students achieving positive outcomes for all groups of students.

NB:  All post-holders at The White Rose Academies Trust are responsible for improving the outcomes for learners and upholding the ethos of the Academies.  The five principles of the Children’s Act: Every Child Matters guide the work of every adult working at or associated with Leeds East Academy. 

Classroom Teachers - Expectations of all Academy staff:

•  Ensure good and better progress for all students within groups taught through the planning and preparation ofhigh quality lessons which engage, motivate and support learners and adhere to the Academy Teaching andLearning Standard

•  Strive to deliver a consistently good standard of teaching and positively engage in support and training where required

Leeds East Academy – Soaring to Success

Leeds East Academy is an 11-16 school, flourishing in a state of the art new building which provides a fantastic learning environment for students. We are a vibrant and expanding school which thrives at the heart of a diverse and dynamic community. We provide an exceptional education and 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. Our vision at Leeds East Academy is clear: we will be Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years. 

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 300 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Working in partnership with Gorse Academies Trust, we are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within three years.

We are sponsored by Leeds City College, who provides expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

If you would like to apply for this role please click apply now.

Closing Date : 23rd April  3.00 pm

Shortlisting: W/C 23rd April 

Interviews: W/C 30th April  

Start Date: September 2018

All post holders are accountable through The White Rose Academies Trust Performance Management Policy.



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