Head of Physics, Leeds

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Garforth AcademyLeeds

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Start date: May 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £24,373 - £40,490MPR / UPR with TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Garforth Academy are looking to appoint a dynamic, inspirational and hard-working and Head of Physics to join our academy team in May 2020.  This is a full time, permanent role.

The Academy’s latest Ofsted grading was ‘Outstanding’.

Why Join Our Academy?

“As a successful and dynamic Academy, Garforth is an exciting place to learn and a great place to work. If you choose to come and join us you will become part of a well-established, talented and committed team of staff. We are looking to appoint motivated and inspiring teachers, who strive to deliver innovative learning experiences to our young people and who also enrich, guide and support them to ensure they are fully prepared and equipped to enter the competitive world of work or further studies. We pride ourselves on providing our students with the knowledge, skills and resilience to achieve the highest possible standards academically, socially and personally. In 2019 our outcomes at both KS4 and KS5 were again well above national expectations in both attainment and progress and a huge variety of extra-curricular activities were available to our students from after school clubs to day trips, to sports/musical events, Duke of Edinburgh weekends to week long residentials abroad. We are confident our Academy provides a fantastic teaching environment, whether you are beginning your career or looking to further develop it, and we would encourage you to come and see for yourself!” Anna Young, Principal.

Who Are We?

Garforth Academy is a vibrant and exciting place to learn. We welcome the opportunity of shaping and developing the minds of our young people as they move through such a pivotal phase in their lives. We promote independent learning and aim to empower students as they face new challenges. We will provide them with the knowledge, skills and resilience to achieve the highest possible standards academically, socially and personally. We pride ourselves on our high expectations and encourage all students to be happy, ambitious, well organised, caring and supportive of each other. Our pastoral care system underpins this success with its clear expectations and guidelines. We enjoy celebrating the successes of our students on a weekly basis, through the many reward systems and extra-curricular opportunities on offer.

Results

In 2019, 75% of students achieved Grade 4 or above in English and Maths. 55% achieved Grade 5 or above with a provisional Progress 8 score of +0.5. 89% achieved grade 4 or above in English alone, 78% achieved Grade 5 or above and 43% achieved Grade 7 or above. In Maths 78% achieved Grade 4 or above, 57% achieved Grade 5 or above and 24% achieved Grade 7 or above. In all three of the above categories the Academy's results were above the National Average.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01132 127127 if you would like to arrange a visit.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk 

Closing Date:   Wednesday 11 December 2019 at 12.30pm

The 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.



More about Garforth Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lidgett Lane, Garforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS25 1LJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 336 8600
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An exciting and innovative school.

Garforth Academy is one of the most successful schools in the north of England. We believe our commitment to high standards continues to ensure all our students reach their potential with whatever skills they po...