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Year Manager (Temporary Maternity cover)

Updated: Jul 2

Post Reference: 2464

Academy: Leeds City Academy

Job Title: Year Manager (Temporary Maternity cover Until August 2025)

Grade MPS/UPS: SO1 (Actual Salary £28,423 to £30,087)

Hours: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 10 days

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.


In this role you will contribute to the key objective of the Academy Strategic Plan, ‘Raising standards of achievement’, working under the direction of the Year Manager Leader to ensure that the pastoral care, personal development and safeguarding of students across the Academy is of the highest standard.

You will address attendance issues; seek help for students in need by liaising with colleagues, parents and external agencies and work closely with all stakeholders to ensure that “No child is left behind”. In addition, the Year Manager will be instrumental in dealing with disciplinary matters and the application of the Leeds City Academy way.

NB: All post-holders at the White Rose Academies Trust are responsible for improving the outcomes for learners and upholding the ethos of the academies. Keeping Children Safe in Education and the guidance for Safer Working Practices directs the work of every adult working at or associated with the White Rose Academies Trust.

For further information about this role, and working for the Trust, please see below links to the WRAT Recruitment Pack, and Job Description and Person Specification.

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 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.

Closing Date: Friday, 12th July 2024

Shortlisting: Friday, 12th July 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 15th July 2024

To apply, please visit

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.




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