Academy: Leeds City Academy
Job Title: Teacher of EAL
Accountable to: Subject Leader of EAL
This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 Academy and one of three schools within the White Rose Academies Trust, a Trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The Academy received a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our Academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.
Our NQT and CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the Academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development provided through our excellent and varied White Rose Academies CPD programme.
Please apply if you wish to work for an Academy Trust who values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.
You will teach class groups of EAL students who are recently arrived from overseas / New to English. You will join a well-established and successful EAL team to devise, differentiate and deliver high quality lessons which make rapid and sustained improvement in students’ English acquisition and access to mainstream curriculums.
The numbers of EAL students continue to increase at the Academy and you will be a key part of the development and implementation of new schemes of work to target the most vulnerable newly arrived students.
Applications from newly qualified and / or enthusiastic, experienced teachers with or without QTS will be welcomed. This post may suit applicants with Primary, Modern Languages or TEFL backgrounds.
This post will also include general departmental administrative duties and may include leading on a specific area within EAL at our Academy: Induction. You must be willing to teach across the age range 11-16.
Classroom Teachers - Expectations of all Academy staff:
- Teach across the age range of KS3 and KS4 to all abilities
- Ensure teaching and learning in the classroom maximises the potential of all students
- To be accountable for the progress of pupils taught as a subject teacher.
- Contribute to the development and delivery of an innovative and engaging English curriculum
- Be dedicated to personal continued professional development
- To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide opportunities for personal and academic growth.
Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds City 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 goal of transforming future prospects for the next generation in 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 almost 400 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation.
We benefit hugely from our sponsor, The Luminate Education 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.
Closing Date: Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 12 noon
Shortlisting: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Interview Date: Monday 25 November 2019
Start Date: ASAP
For more information, please visit our website. To apply, please complete the application form and return by the closing date of Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 12 noon. Please note 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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