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Job details
Employer Bishop Young Church of England Academy
Location Leeds
Salary Leadership 1-5
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018


Abbey Multi Academy Trust

Lead Practitioner (Primary) (Advert Ref: MAT6)

Leadership Scale 1-5

Start date – January 2018

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and imaginative practitioner to work across our Trust primary academies. You will be a teacher with a passion for primary education, be a specialist in curriculum development and be capable of supporting our primary practitioners in developing their practice.

This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join a successful and CPD focused trust where new initiatives are welcomed and encouraged. You’ll be a committed and passionate teacher, able to teach across the primary age phase of 5-11.

As our new Lead Practitioner we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Abbey MAT.

You will be:

· A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to teach all aspects of primary education.

· A colleague looking to further your career within a supportive team 

· Able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential

· Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice 

We can offer:

· An Academy Trust that will allow you to be inspirational, creative and play an active part on our journey

· Tailored CPD with a commitment to support your career ambitions.

· An Academy Trust which welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm 

Additional recruitment and retention allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate, plus access to an individually tailored CPD package. 

This is a genuinely exciting time to join Abbey MAT. If you are looking to join a Trust with happy positive and polite students and staff then we want to hear from you.

Visits are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Helen Pratten, Executive Headteacher for Primaries, at

To apply please visit and download the recruitment pack and email the completed application and equal opportunities form to 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Helen Pratten on 

0113 2747110.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 20th October 2017 – 9.00 am

Interviews:   Monday 30th October 2017

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children andyoung people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

About the employer

Belonging – Listening – Serving - Persevering

Principal – Paul Cooper

Bishop Young Church of England Academy is based in East Leeds. The academy was formerly known as the David Young Community Academy and has recently changed its name as it moves int...

Information about Bishop Young Church of England Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Bishop's Way
Off North Parkway
West Yorkshire
LS14 6NU
United Kingdom
+44 113 273 4216