Teacher of Science + Science TLR responsibility

  • Contract type - Permanent
  • Salary range - MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604) + TLR2a (£2,873)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Priesthorpe
  • Closing date - February 21, 2021

Are you a Teacher of Science looking to share your passion within a fantastic secondary academy? Do you want to work for an Academy Trust which has a strong ethos and lives by it’s values? If this sounds like you then this could be the opportunity you are looking for… 

We’re looking for a Teacher of Science + Science TLR responsibility to join our team!

As a Teacher of Science you will support the Faculty Leader to implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students, supporting the Science Department, to improve the outcomes for students. As well as this you will hold a TLR2a and lead, manage and review curriculum within the science department as directed by the Faculty Leader. 

At the top of your game, you’ll have strong organisational skills, collaborate effectively with other adults and work constructively as part of a team. You’ll need to be an enthusiastic team player with the ability to use initiative, work independently and stay organised. 

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

The Science department delivers Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Applied Science (BTEC) at KS5 in partnership with another local high school. Teachers are expected to teach all three sciences up to GCSE. 

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe is situated in Pudsey and just 15 minutes from both Leeds and Bradford centre with places for 1250 students and 130 staff. 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.

We’ve made adjustments to keep everyone as safe as possible in school:

Why us? 

What our team does really counts. And we offer a wide range of benefits and rewards to recognise the part you play in our success. Whether they benefit your finances, your well-being, or your family, in or outside work. From career progression and working and making a difference within your local community, to a whole range of financial discounts and benefits, working at Co-op Academies Trust isn’t just your standard job.

Benefits include:

  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 5% Co-op discount
  • Employee well-being 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

Our Values

We follow the Co-op’s ‘Ways of Being’ which are:

  • Succeed together – Co-operating is what makes us different; we’re better and stronger when we work together.
  • Be yourself, always – We bring our best self to the academy, so that we each contribute and respect others for doing the same. Of course, being yourself isn’t about excusing poor behaviours that contradict our other Ways of Being Co-op.
  • Do what matters most – What matters most is ensuring that our students achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Show you care – We care about our Trust, our colleagues, our students, their parents, our Co-op and communities, now and for the future.

If you believe in our values and have experience for this role, we would love to hear from you!


Visits to the school are usually strongly welcomed but due to COVID-19 are unfortunately not possible. Please a virtual tour or the school here, and if you have any further questions please contact Jessica Poulter, HR Advisor: hr@priesthorpe.org.

Closing date for applications: Monday 22nd February, 9am

Interviews will take place on: TBC (w/c 22nd February)

How to apply

Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached email back to hr@priesthorpe.org

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.



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