Teacher of Science, Leeds

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The Morley AcademyLeeds

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

11-16 years 1540 students   

Executive Principal: Sir John Townsley    

Principal: Leanne Griffiths

Teacher of Science (Part-time considered)   

Required for January 2018  


A unique opportunity to join an outstanding academy  

We are looking for an inspirational individual to join our forward thinking, innovative and dynamic academy to ensure our Outstanding, World Class provision is not only retained but is also built upon.    

Judged Outstanding for the first time in 2009 and re-designated as Outstanding in every Ofsted category in May 2013 we have a track record of excellence both in terms of student outcomes and professional development. Working within the nationally renowned GORSE Academies Trust led by Sir John Townsley we were awarded Teaching School Status in March 2012 and in September 2015 our School Centred Initial Teacher Training Centre opened supporting the development of over 90 trainee teachers.  On 1 December 2016 The Morley Academy was officially recognised as a World Class School, one of only 48 in the country.   

Our examination results are extremely impressive and includes value added data which places us amongst the very top performing schools nationally. The 2017 GCSE results placed The Morley Academy as the top performing school in Leeds for Grade 4 English & Mathematics and the indicative Progress 8 score is +0.63. The final Progress 8 score will be known soon but a figure of +0.63 would place the academy in the top 5% of schools nationally with students, on average, achieving two-thirds of a grade higher in each of their GCSE subjects than other students nationally.   

This role represents an incredibly exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to be a part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standard for every student. Our students receive Outstanding pastoral care, support and guidance and we would expect any successful candidate to be of a mind-set where they believe anything is possible. Likewise, our professional body also benefits from Outstanding CPD and support which is personalised to your particular needs and experience.    

If you are excited about the prospect of this opportunity, we would be delighted to hear from you.  

An application pack which provides further details of the role is available to download directly from our website at www.tgat.org.uk/jobs, or by email to recruitment@morley.leeds.sch.uk. Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.  

Closing date: Monday 16 October 2017, 9.00am  

Interview date: Wednesday 18 October 2017  

The Morley Academy is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, and applicants will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about The Morley Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fountain Street, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 0PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 253 2952
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Recently accredited as a World Class School The Morley Academy is one of only 48 schools in the country to have the outcomes, attitudes and skills-sets of the student body recognised in this way.  We are extremely proud of this award and feel it...