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Employer The Ruth Gorse Academy
Location Leeds
Salary Grade SO2: £28,485 - £30,153 Pro rata – (Actual salary £24,468 - £25,901)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Required to start: January 2018   


Grade SO2: £28,485 - £30,153 Pro rata – (Actual salary £24,468 - £25,901) 

37 hours per week, term time only + 5 days 

(subject to a 6 month probationary period)   

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, The Ruth Gorse Academy will ensure that students receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation. Together these non-negotiable values will instil in young people a self-belief that enables students to access the highest standard of higher educational provision and employment. We believe that poverty and deprivation should in no way limit either the quality of a young person’s educational experience or the levels of achievement to which those students are able to rise.  

We are seeking to appoint an Inclusion Support Manager to join The Ruth Gorse Academy supporting our journey to become a truly outstanding establishment. The successful candidate will demonstrate integrity and a strong record of effective practice.  Working alongside the pastoral staff members the post holder will create an ‘Outstanding’ inclusion provision to support The Ruth Gorse Academy’s transition to a 1,260 11-16 provision.  They will assist with raising the aspirations and standards for students who have barriers to learning, who are disengaged, isolated or excluded from the academy.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to be at the forefront of our organisational change. The GORSE Academies Trust continues to demonstrate exceptional opportunities for the students within the Trust. Recently, The Ruth Gorse Academy joined Hillcrest Academy, The Morley Academy and The Farnley Academy in being rated as Outstanding in all categories in their OFSTED inspections.  

The Ruth Gorse Academy is an 11–16, co-educational academy which opened with an initial cohort of 95 Year 7 students, growing each year to a maximum cohort of 1250 students. 

An application pack is available to download direct from

CV’s are not accepted.  

Closing date for applications: Friday 8 December 2017 (noon)

Interviews will take place: Tues/Weds 12/13 December 2017 

Applications should be returned to: 

Please be aware that The Ruth Gorse Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including DBS checks.

About the employer

The Ruth Gorse Academy is a newly built free school located in Leeds, West Yorkshire. First opened in 2014, the Ruth Gorse Academy is part of the Gorse Academies Trust, a relatively small trust supporting eight schools. The school currently serves ke...

Information about The Ruth Gorse Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Black Bull Street
West Yorkshire
LS10 1HW
United Kingdom