Teacher of Science, Leeds

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Bruntcliffe AcademyLeeds

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Required September 2018

Teacher of Science 


An enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Science is required to join a thriving and highly successful curriculum area which has made a major contribution to the recent transformation of the academy. 

Strong examination results and progress figures over the last 2 years have placed us within the top 10 performing schools in Leeds and within the top 40% of schools in the country. In September 2015 the school became part of The GORSE Academies Trust led by Sir John Townsley. The Trust is a vibrant and forward thinking teaching community which places all students, in particular those who come from the most challenging backgrounds, at the centre of its work. The Trust officially has three outstanding secondary academies and one of the largest and most successful Post-16 free schools in the country: Elliott Hudson College, the Post-16 provider of choice for the majority of Bruntcliffe’s Year 11 cohort. Furthermore, in 2016 the Trust opened an Alternative Provision free school, The Stephen Longfellow Academy, a direct partner to all of the academies in the Trust. In addition to four primary academies, two of which are have been graded by Ofsted as Outstanding, the Trust also includes two Teaching Schools which provide leadership development and initial teacher training and the opportunity to be involved in innovative and exciting teaching and learning opportunities; the GORSE SCITT was also graded by Ofsted as Outstanding in 2017 adding testament to the fact that the Trust is one of the highest performing Multi Academy Trusts in the country. 

The successful candidate will benefit from a comprehensive Induction Programme. We promise to:

  • Challenge you
  • Inspire you
  • Develop you
  • Value you
  • Support you
  • Reward you

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website www.tgat.org.uk/jobs or by email to alice.scruton@bruntcliffe.leeds.sch.uk or telephone 0113 2523225. Please note that NQT applications are welcomed. If you would like to know more about Bruntcliffe Academy, please visit www.bruntcliffe.leeds.sch.uk 

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th April 2018 at 1pm

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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More about Bruntcliffe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 2523225
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