11-16 years 1540 students
Director of Mathematics
Required for September 2018
A unique opportunity to join an outstanding academy
We are looking for an inspirational individual to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic academy to ensure our Outstanding, World Class provision is not only retained but is also built upon.
Judged Outstanding for the first time in 2009 and re-designated as Outstanding in every Ofsted category in May 2013 we have a track record of excellence both in terms of student outcomes and professional development. Working within the nationally renowned GORSE Academies Trust led by Sir John Townsley we were awarded Teaching School Status in March 2012 and in September 2015 our School Centred Initial Teacher Training Centre opened supporting the development of over 120 trainee teachers. On 1 December 2016 The Morley Academy was officially recognised as a World Class School, one of only a handful in the country.
Our examination results are extremely impressive; the 2017 GCSE results placed The Morley Academy as the top performing school in Leeds for Grade 4 English & Mathematics and the validated whole cohort Progress 8 score is +0.64 indicating that students, on average, achieve two-thirds of a grade higher in each of their GCSE subjects than other students of the same starting point, nationally. This Progress 8 score places The Morley Academy amongst the very top performing schools in the country.
The GORSE Academies Trust has a strong moral compass and is determined to ensure that all students thrive within an academic curriculum with plentiful enrichment opportunities, no matter what their background is. The Morley Academy’s validated Progress 8 score of +0.77 for disadvantaged students is a powerful reflection of our collective passion for supporting our students in acquiring the ‘gift of choice’.
This role represents an incredibly exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to be a part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standard for every student. Our students receive Outstanding pastoral care, support and guidance and we would expect any successful candidate to be of a mind-set where they believe anything is possible. Likewise, our professional body also benefits from Outstanding CPD and support which is personalised to your particular needs and experience.
If you are excited about the prospect of this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you. An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.
Closing date: Monday 23 April 2018, 9am
Interview date: Thursday 26 April 2018
The Morley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.