Lead Practitioner of Primary English Full Time

Posted: 09.03.2018    Closes: 06.04.2018    Interview Date: 16th April

About the Job

Additional recruitment and retention allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate

Plus access to an individually tailored CPD package

Required for September 2018

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an inspiring and imaginative lead teacher of Primary English to work across our four Trust Primary Academies. These are St Chad’s Primary School, Manston St James Primary, Holy Trinity Rothwell C of E Primary Academy and Lightcliffe CE Primary. You will be a teacher with a passion for primary education, be a specialist in teaching and leading English and be capable of delivering outstanding and inspirational lessons to our pupils.

This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join a successful and CPD focused trust where new initiatives are welcomed and encouraged.  You’ll be a committed and passionate teacher, able to teach English across the primary age phase of 5-11.

As our new Lead Practitioner for Primary English we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Abbey MAT.

You will be:

  • A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to teach all aspects of primary English.
  • A colleague looking to further your career within a supportive team
  • Able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential
  • Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice

We can offer:

  • An Academy Trust that will allow you to be inspirational, creative and play an active part on our journey
  • Tailored CPD with a commitment to support your career ambitions
  • An Academy Trust which welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm

This is a genuinely exciting time to join Abbey MAT. If you are looking to join a Trust with happy positive and polite students and staff then we want to hear from you.

Visits are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Helen Pratten, Executive Headteacher for Primaries, at For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Helen Pratten on 0113 2757110 extn 267.

The closing date for applications is 6th April 2018 with interviews scheduled Monday 16th April 2018. Please read our Application pack below.

Abbey Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.


How to apply:

Download the Application Form below.

Click quick apply, and upload your completed Application Form and submit with your Covering Letter FAO: Helen Pratten, Executive Headteacher for Primaries. Your Cover Letter should be no more than 2 sides of A4 detailing your experience and the impact your contribution will make in terms of raising standards at our Multi Academy Trust.

If you wish to submit your CV with your application; you must first register and upload your CV in your account area and then apply for the role here.

Your application is then submitted directly to the relevant persons within HR at Abbey MAT.

We look forward to welcoming your application

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  • Location: Leeds
  • Start Date: 01.09.2018
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : L1 - L5

The Employer

Abbey Multi Academy Trust

Abbey Multi Academy Trust

Abbey Multi Academy Trust c/o Chapter House, Butcher Hill, Leeds, LS16 5EA, England

t: 0113 275 7877

Abbey MAT is a successful, high achieving family of schools around Leeds, UK. Our mission is to work In Partnership to Educate, Nurture and Empower.
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