Deputy Director of Maths, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L5 - L9 £43,454 - £47,967
Contract term: Permanent

Academy: Leeds East Academy

Job Title: Deputy Director of Maths

Grade: Leadership L5 - L9  £43,454 - £47,967 (plus Recruitment Allowance of £2,000 for suitable candidate and Loyalty Bonus of £2000 after 2 years)

Accountable to: Director of Maths

The successful candidate will receive a recruitment and retention allowance of £2,000 as well as a bonus loyalty payment of £2,000 after two years. The successful candidate will also gain a fully funded place with our sponsors, the Leeds City College Group to complete their Masters in Educational Leadership. 


You will work with the Director of Maths on the strategic development of the mathematics department and their outcomes. You will work to secure excellent rates of progress for all learners and be committed to supporting the achievement of all our young people.

You will strive to empower your team ensuring excellent standards of classroom practice as well as marking and feedback developing each team member into an outstanding practitioner. 

Excellent skills in strategic planning, developmental direction and leadership are critical to this demanding yet highly rewarding role.

In addition to working with the Director of Maths at Leeds East Academy and supporting the strategic development of the subject,  the role of Deputy Director of Maths provides another exceptional opportunity - under the guidance of White Rose Academies Trust’s Executive Principal (who is also Executive Group Member of the Leeds City College Group), you will develop the teaching and performance of Mathematics across the Leeds City College Group, resulting in the implementation of a highly effective strategy, which will positively impact thousands of young people across the city. Leeds City College Group consists of Leeds City College, Keighley College, Leeds College of Music and the White Rose Academies Trust – the group employs over 1900 staff and educates over 24,000 students.

Please note that this job description should be read in conjunction with the National Core Standards for Teachers for main-scale post holders, and the post-threshold standards where applicable.

Leeds East Academy – Leading in Learning

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.

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.

Closing Date: 27th April 2018

Shortlisting Date: 30th April 2018

Interview Date: W/C 30th April

Start Date: September 2018

For more information please visit our website at .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date of 27th April 2018.

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More about Leeds East Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2731964
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Leeds East Academy – Leading in Learning

A mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, 11-16 academy, situated in Seacroft, Leeds in West Yorkshire.  There are 855 students on the school roll. 

Leeds East Academy is the most improved school i...