Teacher of English Full Time

Posted: 25.03.2019    Closes: 25.04.2019    Interview Date:

About the Job

Teacher of English – MPS/UPS

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe aims to provide an outstanding education for all our learners, founded on co-operative values, at the heart of the community. Our 2018 outcomes at both GCSE and A Level have offered much cause for celebration. Headline GCSE achievement has risen significantly when compared with 2017 figures.

Situated in Pudsey and just 15 minutes from both Leeds and Bradford centre, we provide places for 1250 students. The Academy has a very special ethos, which visitors continue to comment on. Equity and equality are key drivers for us in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to excel within a highly inclusive and supportive community.

In English, we believe in inspiring and nurturing a lifelong love of the English language. We are keen to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher with a real passion for English to join our successful and welcoming team. The role is suitable for both NQTs and experienced teachers.

This is a great opportunity for a talented and ambitious professional to make a sustained and substantial contribution to the growth and development of the Academy. The role offers a challenge that will be both rewarding and fulfilling while supporting you to achieve your own personal career goals and aspirations.

This is an opportunity for the right individual to make a significant contribution to the English Department and help us shape and build on our vision and our ethos.

Benefits include:
• Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
• Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount
• Christmas shopping day
• Employee wellbeing committee with a dedicated health and well-being day
• Co-operative credit union
• Health-care cash-back scheme
• Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
• Season ticket and rental deposit loans
• Bi-weekly team newsletter to keep you up to date with staff news

To apply please complete our application form and email it back to Jessica Poulter- or post to:
Co-op Academy Priesthorpe
Priesthorpe Lane
Pudsey, Leeds
LS28 5SG

Have a question? Please call Jess on 0113 2574115 (Ext 233).

For further information about Co-op Academy Priesthorpe please visit our website here:

Or for further information about Co-op Academies Trust please visit the website here:
Closing date: 26th April with interviews taking place the w/c 29th April.

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Co-op Academy Priesthorpe

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe

Priesthorpe Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 5SG, England

t: 01132574115

Priesthorpe School in Pudsey, Yorkshire, is an 11-18 secondary school with a sixth form. Originally a co-operative foundation school and part of the Leeds Co-operative School’s Network, it joined the Co-operative Academies Trust in March 2017.
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