Superintendent, Leeds

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Leeds East AcademyLeeds
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: B1/B3 point 13 – 21 £17,391- £20,541
Contract term: Permanent

Academy: Leeds East Academy 

Job Title: Superintendent 

Grade: B1/B3 point 13 – 21 £17,391- £20,541 

Accountable to: Estates Manager 

In 2017 Leeds East Academy was the most improved school in Yorkshire and the 4th most improved school in the country, celebrating remarkable GCSE results with an outstanding Progress 8 improvement of +1.09. Housed within a state-of-the-art new school building, Leeds East Academy is now the premier choice of school for families in the local area. Leeds East Academy is also a highly desirable and dynamic world-class establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining one of the most productive, supportive and talented leadership teams in the country. The academy sustained progress in line with National yet again during 2018 and during our monitoring Ofsted inspection they commented that leadership is strong at the school. 


The role of the Superintendent will deliver on a wide range of maintenance projects, ensure compliance and enhance the development of the existing Estates function. It will support and contribute to the Academy’s vision of delivering a world class education in world class facilities to all students. 

Main duties and Responsibilities: 

- Undertake appropriate repairs e.g. redecorating, fixing, minor plumbing, changing light bulbs unblocking drains etc. 

- To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises and grounds is satisfactory 

- To carry out building improvement work 

- To be responsible for the operation of a preventative planned maintenance programme and for routine inspections of the buildings, fixtures, fittings, furniture, premises and grounds to assess for minor work or repairs required to be carried out to maintain safe and satisfactory conditions 

- Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements 

- Monitor performance of contracts and record performance against specified standards 

- To advise on matters relating to energy control and conservation 

- Lock/unlock the Academy buildings and areas 

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds East Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students, secure an Ofsted rating of outstanding by 2020. 

We're securing our 2020 vision for Outstanding by growing our family of exceptional education professionals; dedicated specialists and passionate leaders with the shared the goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation of West Yorkshire.

We provide exceptional life training; harnessing the skills and fortifying the aspirations of young people, who we know will transform the region and provide a positive, progressive contribution to society 

The White Rose Academies Trust is a local Trust dedicated to raising and fulfilling the ambitions of young people. Our academies throughout Leeds are at the heart of the communities they serve, which is why we are committed to delivering an outstanding education to every one of our students. 

The Trust employs over 370 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. 

We benefit hugely from our sponsor, Leeds City College Group, which is one of the largest and most successful FE/HE College Groups in the UK. Our sponsor provides leadership and operational support and advice to all our Academies. They also share our vision of creating a truly Outstanding Trust. 

As a Trust, we also work very closely with the Outstanding GORSE Academies Trust through our membership of the GORSE SCITT and via accessing the Stephen Longfellow Academy Provision. 

Closing Date: Monday 18th March 2019 – 4pm

Shortlisting Date: W/C 18th March 2019

Interview Date: W/C 18th March 2019

Start Date: ASAP

For more information, please visit our website at 

To apply, please click the apply button and complete the application form by the closing date of 18th March 2019 at 4pm.

Unfortunately we are unable to accept CV’s.  

The White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expect all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and a DBS check. 


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More about Leeds East Academy
Address: South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS14 6TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2731964