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About our school

About our school

Vacancies

At Shakespeare we are proud of our outstanding Staff team who go the extra mile to provide the very best school experience for our children and their families.

If you are interested in working at Shakespeare, all our live vacancies are listed on this page, as well as on TES Jobs, eTeach and the Leeds City Council jobs website.

Please note that for all jobs, a completed and typed Leeds City Council application form must be returned to the school office via post or email. We do not accept CVs.

To get a feel of life at Shakespeare, please take a look at our School Magazine.

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Leadership Vacancies

Leadership Vacancies

Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer. Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

Teaching Vacancies

Teaching Vacancies

 


Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer.

Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

Learning Support Vacancies

Learning Support Vacancies

Learning Mentor

Job title

Learning Mentor

Salary Grade

C1    Actual Salary £22,143 - £24,544                             

Hours

37 hours

Full time/term time only

Term time only (38 weeks)

Temporary or Permanent contract

Permanent

Closing date for applications

The final date for applications is Monday 15th July 2024. 

Start date

2nd September 2024

 

The Head Teacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a Learning Mentor in our vibrant and successful school.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who:
·         Has experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, in particular Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.
·         Has understanding of childhood development alongside experience of working in an educational setting.
·         Can demonstrate empathy, communication, listening and interpersonal skills when dealing with children, colleagues and parents/carers.
·         Has experience of working with support agencies to improve outcomes for children and families.
·         Has experience of maintaining confidentiality and handling matters with sensitivity and discretion.
In return we can offer the successful candidate:
·         a thriving and successful school with the well-being of staff and pupils at the forefront of all decision-making processes
·         a thorough induction process and welcome package
·         a new building with fantastic facilities, complete with extensive free parking and strong commuter links
·         individually tailored career development and training opportunities
·         children who have a thirst for learning and a desire to do well which is reflected in the support we see from parents
Shakespeare Primary School is a place where children, staff and families thrive.
Established in the heart of the city we have the privilege of serving a culturally rich, diverse community that reflects the dynamic nature of modern Leeds. We pride ourselves on delivering high standards of learning and supporting the aspirations of our whole community.
Both the ‘high staff team morale’ (Ofsted 2019) and our oversubscribed pupil waiting lists reflect the care, passion and drive our school runs on. As a larger school we have the flexibility of opportunity that enables staff to flourish and advance onto the further stages of their career.
Shakespeare is a thriving school that needs people with energy, vision, commitment and good humour to ensure it continues to be so. If you have these qualities, Shakespeare could be just the place for you.
 
Visits to school
Visits to our school are warmly welcome. Please contact our school office on 0113 535 1000 or email recruitment@shakespeareleeds.org.uk  to arrange a visit.
If you are unable to visit, but are interested in finding out more, please contact our office team on 0113 535 1000 to arrange an informal conversation with our Head Teacher.
How to apply
Please find more information about the role here
Please find an application form here
Please submit your typed application form to recruitment@shakespeareleeds.org.uk
We will confirm receipt of your application.
We regret that we are unable to accept CVs.

 

 

 Attendance and Family Support Officer

Job title

Attendance and Family Support Officer

Salary Grade

SO1/SO2                                                          

Hours

37 hours

Full time/term time only

Term time only (38 weeks) plus 5 days

Temporary or Permanent contract

Permanent

Closing date for applications

The final date for applications is Monday 8th July 2024. 

Start date

2nd September 2024

 

The Head Teacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an Attendance and Family Support Officer in our vibrant and successful school.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who:

  • Can demonstrate empathy, communication, listening and interpersonal skills when dealing with children, colleagues and parents/carers.
  • Has experience of working with support agencies to improve outcomes for children and families.
  • Has experience of maintaining confidentiality and handling matters with sensitivity and discretion.
  • Has knowledge of the DfE attendance requirements and has experience of working in collaboration with colleagues to ensure children succeed at home and in school.
  • Has experience of strategically tracking pupil attendance and implementing whole school strategies to make improvements.
  • Has experience of using data sources, such as the DfE ‘Analyse your school’s attendance data’ tool, to monitor and improve attendance.
  • Has worked previously in or with a school or childcare setting.

In return we can offer the successful candidate:

  • a thriving and successful school with the well-being of staff and pupils at the forefront of all decision-making processes
  • a thorough induction process and welcome package
  • a new building with fantastic facilities, complete with extensive free parking and strong commuter links
  • individually tailored career development and training opportunities
  • children who have a thirst for learning and a desire to do well which is reflected in the support we see from parents

Shakespeare Primary School is a place where children, staff and families thrive.

Established in the heart of the city we have the privilege of serving a culturally rich, diverse community that reflects the dynamic nature of modern Leeds. We pride ourselves on delivering high standards of learning and supporting the aspirations of our whole community.

Both the ‘high staff team morale’ (Ofsted 2019) and our oversubscribed pupil waiting lists reflect the care, passion and drive our school runs on. As a larger school we have the flexibility of opportunity that enables staff to flourish and advance onto the further stages of their career.

Shakespeare is a thriving school that needs people with energy, vision, commitment and good humour to ensure it continues to be so. If you have these qualities, Shakespeare could be just the place for you.

 

Visits to school

Visits to our school are warmly welcome. Please contact our school office on 0113 535 1000 or email recruitment@shakespeareleeds.org.uk  to arrange a visit.

If you are unable to visit, but are interested in finding out more, please contact our office team on 0113 535 1000 to arrange an informal conversation with our Head Teacher.

 

How to apply

Please find more information about the role here

The application form is here.

Please submit your typed application form to recruitment@shakespeareleeds.org.uk

We will confirm receipt of your application.

We regret that we are unable to accept CVs.


 

GLSAs/LSAs

GLSA details

The Head Teacher and Governors are seeking to employ Graduate Learning Support Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to join our team.

Shakespeare Primary School and Nursery is an expanding and thriving school in which support staff play a critical role in securing excellent outcomes for children.

Who are we looking for?

We work with all our Graduate Learning Support Assistants and Learning Support Assistants to ensure they are highly skilled and able to work with children of all ages, levels and abilities. In return, we offer lots of high-quality training and support to ensure our staff are well equipped for the role expected of them.

The successful candidates will be talented, enthusiastic and must;

  • have a positive outlook and attitude
  • be able to demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and their families
  • have a solution-focused approach to meeting children’s needs
  • have a commitment to working as part of a team
  • have a passion for children’s learning, development and personal

In return we can offer;

  • a thriving and successful school with the well-being of staff and pupils at the forefront of all decision-making processes
  • welcoming and supportive colleagues
  • a brand new building with fantastic facilities, complete with extensive free parking and strong commuter links
  • Pension, sick pay, discount on travel, access to a cycle to work scheme and discount scheme for home and electrical items
  • children who have a thirst for learning and a desire to do well, which is reflected in the support we see from parents

 

Shakespeare Primary School is a place where children, staff and families thrive.

Established in the heart of the city we have the privilege of serving a culturally rich, diverse community that reflects the dynamic nature of modern Leeds. We pride ourselves on delivering high standards of learning and supporting the aspirations of our whole community.

Both the ‘high staff team morale’ (Ofsted 2019) and our oversubscribed pupil waiting lists reflect the care, passion and drive our school runs on. As a larger school we have the flexibility of opportunity that enables staff to flourish and advance onto the further stages of their career.

Shakespeare is a thriving school that needs people with energy, vision, commitment and good humour to ensure it continues to be so. If you have these qualities, Shakespeare could be just the place for you.

How to apply

Please find more information about the role here

Please find an application form here

Please submit your typed Leeds City Council application form and covering letter to recruitment@shakespeareleeds.org.uk.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

We regret that we are unable to accept CVs.


Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer.

Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.


Office/Operations Vacancies

Office/Operations Vacancies

 


Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer.

Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

Lunchtime Supervisor Vacancies

Lunchtime Supervisor Vacancies

 

 

Please note that all catering roles are now managed by Leeds City Council.


Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer.

Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.

Site Team Vacancies

Site Team Vacancies

 


Shakespeare Primary is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. The School is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly known as a criminal record check) and receipt of two satisfactory references, one being from the successful candidate’s current or previous employer.

Schools Policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders

 We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.


Cleaning and Catering

We now work in partnership with Leeds City Council who provide our catering and cleaning services.

Enquiries regarding roles within the catering team should be directed to Catering Leeds via www.leeds.gov.uk or by calling their recruitment telephone line on 0113 3782324.

Enquiries regarding roles within the cleaning team should be directed to Julie Driscoll, Area Manager on 07891 272794 or Simone Osborne, Assistant Area Building Manager on 07891 214832.

For feedback on the catering and cleaning services, please contact Victoria Brinkworth, Shakespeare Primary School & Nursery's Business Manager via the school office.

 

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