Current Vacancies

We are a 11-18 academy located just outside the city centre of Leeds, with easy access from major motorways and good transport links.

The Academy is part of the Co-operative Academies Trust, which currently comprises of primary and secondary Academies in Leeds, Manchester and Stoke-on-Trent and four primary Academies based in Leeds, although there are plans for expansion across both phases in the coming months.

Since our last and very recent Ofsted inspection, when the Academy was judged to Require Improvement, we have already made significant advances in the quality of teaching and learning and the progress of our students is rapidly improving. We are fully committed to working towards our ambition of becoming a Good and then Outstanding Academy and wish to welcome an inspiring and driven colleagues who will share this goal. 

We are currently recruiting for....

HR Advisor

Salary: £28,000 - £34,000

Contract: Full time (37 hours), Permanent

Based in West Yorkshire, at Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, We’re looking for an experienced Advisor who can provide the highest quality HR service through coaching, guiding, supporting and advising our secondary and primary academies.

CIPD qualified (or equivalent), you will have previous experience of working with schools, and advising on a wide range of employee issues.  With great organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative, you are able to build strong working relationships with, and influence the work of others, and are flexible, self-motivated & resilient. We are offering the opportunity to build upon your HR experience, progress your career and gain extensive experience within a fast-paced educational environment.

Science Technician 

25 hours maximum (9.00 am – 2.00 pm) with some flexibility

B1 - £10,005 - £10,742 (actual salary)

Term Time only plus 5 days

You will be well organised and able to work on your own initiative so that the needs of the classes are met, rooms and equipment are checked and maintained and necessary records kept.

A positive attitude, creativity and enthusiasm are essential as you will be working in a team which aims to make a real difference to young people’s lives.

The successful applicant can expect:

  • Outstanding professional support
  • Opportunities for career development
  • An Academy with a burgeoning reputation for improvement
  • The support of a forward-looking and values-driven Academies Trust
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body which deserves the very best in teaching and support

The successful candidate will be joining us at our most exciting time and will play a substantial role in building on our vision for continued future success.

Community Support Interpreter

C1 - £7,759 - £8,509 (actual salary)

16 hours, preferably 4 mornings a week

Term Time only plus 5 days

We are seeking to appoint a Community Support Interpreter to provide support for Roma students both in the Academy and in liaison with families.

The successful applicant can expect:

  • Outstanding professional support
  • Opportunities for career development
  • An Academy with a burgeoning reputation for improvement
  • The support of a forward-looking and values-driven Academies Trust
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body which deserves the very best in teaching and support

The successful candidate will be joining us at our most exciting time and will play a substantial role in building on our vision for continued future success.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Further details and application forms can be found on the Academy’s website www.cal.coop or by contacting Dianne Singleton at .  This is also the email address to which completed applications should be submitted.

Closing Date: 12.00 p.m. Friday 28th September 2018.