Director of Progress, Bradford

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Dixons Sixth Form AcademyBradford

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Start date: August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS +TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dixons Sixth Form Academy is a brand new oversubscribed Sixth Form Academy providing life changing Sixth Form education in the heart of Bradford. This is an exciting opportunity join us as Director of Progress. You are responsible for ensuring the quality of support offered to all students tutored by those who report to you, intervening and supporting tutors with challenging issues where necessary. You offer academic, learning and personal guidance to groups of students. You are the key guide to your students in achieving success in their programme of study, helping them to develop the means of success. 

Dixons Sixth Form Academy will open in September 2019 with 360 students and will rise to its full capacity, of 880 students, in September 2021.

Why choose Dixons Sixth Form Academy?

  • Apply your subject specialism in a Post 16 environment
  • Complete focus on level 3 teaching and assessment
  • Extensive sixth form enrichment and trips to be involved leading or supporting
  • Culture of aspiration and enabling students to become Russell Group ready
  • Opportunities for growth with the academy

The right candidate will be totally aligned to our values of integrity, curiosity and leadership.  

Dixons Academies Trust

The Dixons Academies Trust is a family of 11 primary, secondary and all-through schools in Bradford and Leeds.  We are committed to making a difference where it matters most:

  • Values driven
  • Almost 30 years of challenging educational and social disadvantage 
  • Ambitious for every child and highly inclusive
  • Top Trust in the country for progress at secondary
  • Exceptional colleagues will support you to be your best
  • Low staff turnover

Learn more

Attend our recruitment event on Tuesday 29th January (6:30 – 7:30pm) hosted at Dixons McMillan Academy, Bradford.

www.dixons6a.com or call the on 01274 424350 and speak to Mark Rothery, Principal, to discuss the role further. 

Applications close at 9am on 31 January.

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.  The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
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