Numeracy, Literacy and Science Lead for PLC

Leeds East Academy


Accountable to:  Vice Principal     

Leeds East Academy is a diverse and vibrant school community which has recently been judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework. In the Ofsted report inspectors commented; 'Leaders' aspirations for the school are high. They are determined that all of their pupils, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible. Leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across the school'. The school has been on a rapid journey of improvement securing a progress 8 score in 2018 in line with the national average. Housed within a state-of-the-art 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 establishment for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the community we serve.




We are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join our passionate team.  We are committed to ensuring all students continue to achieve beyond their potential.  This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join an academy dedicated to improving outcomes, aspirations and life chances of young people. 


Leeds East Academy has a wide range of experience and skills.  We work collaboratively to develop both learning experiences and professional growth.  Staff at all levels feel well developed by both our departmental and whole school CPD programmes.


At Leeds East Academy we are committed to ensuring success for all by improving every student’s resilience, understanding and confidence in all subjects.  The successful candidate to deliver a high-quality numeracy, literacy and Science curriculum in the academy’s Personalised Learning Centre. We require a dynamic and innovative teacher with experience of working in a year 6 primary setting to deliver highly focused intervention sessions for a small group of pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues.

In addition to fulfilling a teaching commitment within this provision a key element of this role will focus specifically on developing positive relationships with the students you will teach, centred upon the principle of mutual respect enabling pupils to thrive in this provision and successfully reintegrate back into main stream lessons.

Classroom Teachers - Expectations of all Academy staff:


  • Ensure good and better progress for all students within groups taught through the planning and preparation of high quality lessons which engage, motivate and support learners and adhere to the Academy Teaching and Learning Strategy.

  • Strive to deliver a consistently excellent standard of teaching

  • Teach across the age range of KS3 with a focus on lower ability.

  • 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 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 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.


We're securing our 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, Leeds City College which, along with the White Rose Academies Trust, is part of the Luminate Education Group.  Other members of the group include Leeds College of Music, Keighley College and Harrogate College.   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:      20th January 2020 - 9am

Shortlisting Date: W/C 20th January 2020 

Interview Date:   W/C 20th January 2020

Start Date:           April 2020 / ASAP


For more information, please visit our website at .  To apply, please complete the application form and return to by the closing date of 8th July 2019 at 9.00am. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.




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