Elements Primary School, Leeds
Starting Salary: L1 – L5
Start Date: September 2020
Once In A Career Opportunity
There are few opportunities in a career to be part of a new school.
Elements Primary School is a new school for Leeds, sponsored under the Free Schools programme by the Wellspring Academy Trust. We opened in September 2018, Elements has been built to meet the increased demand in the Middleton area of South Leeds.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop a provision in its early days. If you have a creative, innovative and passionate approach to Key Stage 1 and are a positive solution finder who puts children first then we want to hear from you.
You will be one member of the leadership team and will work closely with the Executive Principal to establish the ethos, expectations and standards to make Elements an outstanding school. Further, you will be part of developing an innovative, 21st century curriculum that embraces technologies and community learning opportunities in collaboration with Trust colleagues.
We are looking to appoint an appropriately experienced, inspirational teacher who is ready for the move into middle leadership.
You will need a track record of bringing out the best in people, have high expectations and be able to work alongside the Executive Principal to deliver a shared vision, in order to create an outstanding school.
If you are a dynamic and energetic aspiring middle leader we can guarantee you an exciting challenge, on-going professional development and excellent opportunities to grow your own career.
The Wellspring Academy Trust is at the forefront of educational innovation, with outstanding aspirations and a vision to provide children and families with exceptional educational opportunities. We are a strong, influential and growing Trust with a deserved reputation for excellence.
If you are an exceptional practitioner in a school with a compelling vision for the future of education in Middleton and Leeds and have the determination to realise it, this is your opportunity to be part of writing the future of education with the Elements Primary School.
If you are shortlisted for an interview and are presently working in a school the Executive Principal would be delighted, with the permission of your line manager, to come and visit you in your classroom. If your circumstances are such that this is not possible it does not exclude you from being shortlisted. You may however be asked to teach a session in one of our academies.
Candidates are invited to meet with the Executive Principal to discuss the role in more detail. If you would like to do so, please contact the school office.
The Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to have this commitment. The Trust operates stringent safer recruitment procedures and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Sarah Horsbrough, Executive Principal
Duration of Post
Leadership Range 1-5
1st September 2020
Monday 24th February at 12pm
Shortlisting will take place Wednesday 26th February 2020
Interviews and will be held on Wednesday 4th March 2020
Completed applications and equal opportunities forms are to be sent to Katie Grainger via email or post, Elements Primary School, Acre Mount, Middleton, Leeds, LS10 4WR
Elements Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.