Primary Practitioner

The White Rose Academies Trust


Accountable to: Trust Vice Principal / Primary Head Teacher

The White Rose Academies Trust is a diverse and vibrant Multi Academy Trust, which each of its academies recently being judged as ‘Good’ across all areas of the Ofsted framework, including Outstanding for Leadership and Management at Leeds City Academy. The Trust is determined that each and every one of its students, regardless of background, will achieve as highly as possible and leaders have created an ambitious and optimistic culture across all of the academies. The Trust has been on a rapid journey of improvement which continues to develop and build on each of its successes.

The White Rose Academies Trust is a highly desirable and dynamic Trust for ambitious education professionals, who will be joining a forward thinking organisation committed to securing the highest educational, professional and personal standards for the communities we serve.


Part of our vision is to grow and as we do this in the primary sector, we are delighted to advertise for three primary practitioners. This is an extremely exciting opportunity for three exceptional candidates specialising in Early Years, Key Stage 1 and/or Key Stage 2.

We are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious individuals to join our team. The role of primary practitioner will focus on engaging and supporting students ensuring that they all have access to high quality teaching and learning throughout their education.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure teaching and learning in the classroom maximises the potential of all students

  • 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

  • Be accountable for the progress of pupils taught

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of an innovative and engaging curriculum, including an inclusive and exciting extra-curricular programme.

  • Be dedicated to personal continued professional development

  • Share and support the school’s responsibility to provide opportunities for personal and academic growth

  • Strive to deliver a consistently excellent standard of teaching

Part of The White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region – Our academies are accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see our staff and students secure an Ofsted rating of World Class by 2025.

We are 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: 1st June 2020 9.00 am

Shortlisting: W/C 1st June 2020

Interview Date : W/C 1st June 2020

Start Date: 1st September 2020 or ASAP thereafter

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

If you have any questions or queries with regard to this role please contact Nicola Widnall, Trust Assistant Principal, who would be delighted to receive your email at the following address -

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