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Job details
Employer Dixons City Academy
Location Bradford
Salary Level 3 (Actual starting salary £15,744, FTE £17,891)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 9th January 2017 if possible.

Contract type: 37.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks includes 5 training days).

Hours: 8.30-4.30 (Mon-Thur) 8.00-4.00 (Friday)

Dixons City Academy is a much sought after centre of excellence serving the whole community of Bradford. We currently offer 825 places for 11-16 year old students plus 280 at Post 16 and can offer you:

  • Positive and polite students. Ofsted graded us ‘outstanding’ for Behaviour and Safety in 2014
  • The opportunity to join a high performing Academy focused on learning
  • An excellent weekly CPD programme and opportunities for all staff to develop continuall
  • The chance to be part of a successful and highly committed staff team
  • Professional and friendly colleagues with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A Senior Leadership Team who believe in support and challenge in equal measure and see staff wellbeing as vital for all to be the best they can be

Our Vision

Our vision is that every child will be equally able to secure outstanding educational outcomes and reach their full potential. All children will be instilled with the desire to learn, the knowledge to think critically and creatively and the power to determine their future and change the world for the better. Students will achieve this through becoming resilient, confident and independent learners and appreciating our 5 PRIDE values (Purpose, Respect, Integrity, Determination and Excellence), modelled by all staff at all times. We are ambitious for our students, our staff and our Academy and invest in strong professional relationships in order to be the best we all can be. Dixons City Academy values its reputation as a top-performing school, with student learning at its heart.

The successful candidate will be:

  • committed to the vision and ethos of this high performing Academy
  • educated to A Level or equivalent with English and Maths qualifications at C or above
  • interested in education and experience of working positively with children and young people
  • able to work well under pressure with a calm and confident manner
  • an excellent communicator and organised
  • able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential and have the belief that all children can make outstanding progress

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The Academy 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 need to provide a current DBS certificate and check via the Update Service or undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the academy.

More information about the post and a downloadable application form can be found on our website: Please contact Jo Whittleston, P.A to the Principal by email  r telephone (01274 220768) with any queries or to come and see the Academy.

Closing date for applications: 8.00 on Monday 12th December
Interviews / selection will be in w/c 12th December 2016

About the employer

About Dixons City Academy

Dixons City Academy is a centre of educational excellence serving the whole community of Bradford.  Our students meet and work together in a well-ordered and harmonious and happy community drawn from all cultures and bac...

Information about Dixons City Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Ripley Street
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1274 391928