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Teacher of Computing

Updated: Jun 27

Post Reference: 2470

Academy: Leeds City Academy

Job Title: Teacher of Computing


Hours: Full Time

Accountable to: Director of ICT and Digital Learning

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 four schools within 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 had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding. 


To teach Computing to key stage 3 and 4 students achieving positive outcomes for all groups of students.

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 Standards and Quality of Education Framework

• Strive to deliver a consistently good standard of teaching

• Take responsibility within own teaching areas and in the execution of general duties for the creation of a positive climate for learning which results in positive, respectful attitudes from students

• Consistently apply the academy behaviour policy to support all colleagues in establishing high standards of behaviour from students, and in order that students have parity of treatment and expectations in all areas of the academy

• Assess, record and report on the development, progress and attainment of students within the subject team and academy assessment schedule

• In consultation with the Director of ICT & Digital Learning, contribute to the planning, design and production of good quality teaching materials and resources, appropriate to age and ability, in accordance with the subject strategic action plan

• Be a form tutor for a specified group of students, establishing the rapport necessary to support their social, emotional and citizenship education and development

• Within the subject team, make a strong contribution to agreed PSHCE areas as designated to the subject area through ‘immersion’ curriculum experiences

• Contribute to the wider life of the academy by participating in the provision of extension, enrichment and enhancement activities through the planned peak performance programme

• Attend meetings, including parents’ consultation sessions, and fulfil duties on rotas as specified in the staff handbook

• Implement all academy policies with regard to registration, student absence, student uniform, use of planners and other routines detailed in the staff handbook

• Observe academy rules relating to the safeguarding of students, health and safety requirements, and equality policies

• Participate in full staff and subject team meetings, actively contributing to academy decision making and consultation procedures

• Participate fully in the academy performance management process, engaging in professional development activities which enhance personal performance, fulfil personal potential and contribute effectively to the implementation of the academy’s goal to be an outstanding place of learning

• Uphold the professional standards of dress, behaviour, attitudes and team spirit which will ensure the Leeds City Academy is a pleasant, positive place to learn and work

• Complete morning, break and after school duties as required

Closing date – Friday 12th July 2024

Shortlisting – Friday 12th July 2024

Interview – Week commencing 15th July 2024




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