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Teacher of Maths

Post Reference: 2384

Academy: Leeds City Academy

Job Title: Teacher of Maths

Grade MPS/UPS: (Plus £2,000 Recruitment & Retention payment for the appropriate candidate)

Hours: Full Time

Accountable to: Director of Maths


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.


Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people.


Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.


Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.


Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.


Role:


This exciting role provides the opportunity for a committed and ambitious teacher to

develop their practice, knowledge, and skills through working within a strong and

committed team of highly skilled teachers, lead practitioners and leaders. The current maths team, which has grown and developed across the last two years, consists of leaders, and lead practitioners with very strong and well publicised reputations and acclaim at a city, regional and national level.


The successful candidate will teach maths to key stage 3 and 4 students achieving positive outcomes for all groups of students. A key feature of this work will also include working with and supporting colleagues in developing their practice in order to secure outstanding quality of education across the whole maths team.


The successful candidate will automatically secure a place on the Leeds City Academy (LCA) Excellence in Middle Leadership Programme; which provides a schedule of personalised mentoring and coaching to develop the knowledge,

understanding and skills in order to lead and manage both subject and academy improvement work in the near future.


In addition, the appropriate successful candidate may secure a recruitment and retention payment of £2,000.


Duties and Responsibilities:


• 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.

• 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 Positive 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.

• Contribute to the planning, design and production of good quality teaching material and resources, appropriate to age and ability, in accordance with the subject development plan. Contribute towards and lead on aspects of departmental CPD in conjunction with other staff.

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

• Make a strong contribution to agreed personal, social, health and economic (PSHCE)/small, spiritual, moral, social and cultural (SMSE) areas, such as careers in the curriculum.

• Contribute to the wider life of the academy by participating in the provision of the peak performance and enrichment programme.

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


Part of White Rose Academies Trust - the most rapidly improved family of schools in the region - Leeds City Academy is accelerating on a thrilling journey, which will ultimately see the school, its staff and its students achieve ‘World Class’ status.



We're securing our 2025 vision for World Class 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 of 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.


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 over 500 outstanding professionals who are committed to unlocking the potential of the next generation. Our CPD Programme is focused on innovation, leadership development and delivery of excellence for vulnerable groups. Our Beginner Teacher Programme is amongst the best in the region. We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as World Class within five years.


Closing Date: Ongoing, applicants will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application form*

Shortlisting & Interview: Applicants will be contacted for an interview upon receipt of application*

Start Date: 1st April 2024, upon successful competition of pre-employment checks


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible. For more information, please visit our website at www.whiteroseacademies.org.


To apply, please complete the application form and return to recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org by the closing date. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s.


White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.


Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age, or disability.


PLEASE NOTE THE REQUIREMENT TO ATTACH YOUR APPLICATION FORM AS A SEPARATE DOCUMENT TO YOUR EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM WHEN EMAILING YOUR APPLICATION TO US.


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