Head of Academy, Leeds

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The Elland AcademyLeeds

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership scale L18 – L22 (£62,426 - £68,851)
Contract term: Permanent

The Elland Academy are looking to appoint a Head of Academy to join our academy in September 2020 on a full time, permanent basis. 

Salary: Leadership scale L18 – L22 (£62,426 - £68,851)

The Elland Academy is an alternative provision free school based in Leeds with a number of provisions off site within a 25 mile radius of the main academy to be overseen and led by the Head of Academy. The Academy caters for schools and academies across Leeds, Wakefield and Kirklees.

You will be responsible for all aspects of the internal organisation, professional leadership, management and control of the academy and for leading supervision over teaching and support staff in accordance with Instrument of Government. 

The Academy has the child at the centre of everything we do. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum that supports the various needs of the learners that come to us. Our learning is highly personalised to match the pupil needs and is supported by a specialist team of staff to cater for learners across Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. Our academy is a welcoming, safe and caring environment that successfully nurtures the needs of every member of its community. We aim to support our pupils to feel valued and enabled to make positive choices regarding their learning and interactions with others. We are driven by our values of respect for all, high aspirations and providing positive experiences to ensure success for all of our young people and to transition them into life as responsible members of society.

The Elland Academy widens the opportunities to succeed and achieve for all learners who experience challenge in mainstream provision. This includes children that are subject to one off, short term or rare difficulties to extreme SEBD pupils and pupils on the low end of the autistic spectrum. In addition, we provide additional capacity for vulnerable, disadvantaged, disaffected pupils who are not sustaining age related progress and are at risk of exclusion.

The appointment is subject to the current conditions of employment for Teachers contained in The School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document, the School Standards and Framework Act 1998, the required standards for Qualified Teacher Status and other current education and employment legislation.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01132 127010 if you would like to arrange a visit.

For further information or to apply for this position please visit our website at https://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date: Monday 24th February 2020 at 12pm

Interview Date: Thursday 27th February 2020

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists


Delta Academies Trust are holding a recruitment event at Don Valley Academy, Doncaster, DN5 9DD on Tuesday 17 March 2020 from 4pm until 7pm.  There will be a presentation by our CEO, Paul Tarn, at 6pm.

Come along and meet members of staff from our academies and also our Delta Core Team for an informal discussion about how Delta Academies Trust could be the next step in your career.  There will be opportunities to discuss a variety of roles, including secondary teaching, primary teaching, support staff positions and leadership.

You can turn up on the evening or, to register your interest, contact us:

E: recruitment@deltatrust.org.uk or T: 0345 196 0095

More about The Elland Academy
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: (Part of School Partnership Trust - SPTA), Gelderd Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 6DQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1302 379 246