Leeds City Academy


Careers at Leeds City Academy

Thank you for your interest in working within the White Rose Academies Trust. From this page you can view all of our job opportunities from Leeds City Academy.


We are on a significant journey which will see all of our schools Ofsted rated as outstanding within the next three years. Our Academies are based in some of the most diverse and challenging areas of the UK, but all have at their core a truly inspirational student community. We are confident that our students will be the leaders of the future and that under their leadership, communities and nations will be radically transformed.


To achieve our goal we employ over 300 outstanding professionals, all committed to unlocking the potential of young people whilst advancing their aspirations. If you believe you have the skills and experience to further the vision of our exciting future, we want to hear from you.


Joining our vibrant team of staff within the Trust offers unique benefits, including:


  • Award-winning facilities with cutting-edge technologies and resources, including access to advanced Microsoft and Adobe software packages.
  • A dynamic system of technical and teaching assistance throughout your role, buttressed with outstanding open-door management.
  • Health & Wellbeing support, ensuring that the individual needs for every colleague to thrive and develop are guaranteed.
  • Unique career development opportunities, where exceptional skills are identified, harnessed and effectively deployed to enhance teaching and learning.
  • An inspirational working atmosphere providing rewards, trips and celebrations for unique achievements and above and beyond accomplishments.
  • A tangible satisfaction of directly improving the community and lives of individuals through the quality of your work.


Our Trust is sponsored by Leeds City College, one of the largest further education providers in the country. Leeds City College’s mission mirrors our own vision; “To be an exceptional and responsive College providing life-changing education, skills and experiences for individuals, businesses and communities.” Through the College’s expertise and national and international networks, our Academies now offer highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.


We want to expand our family of committed and skilled people, who will directly benefit the future of the next generation. If you wish to discuss any of the opportunities we have on offer, please contact us at Recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org or call 0113 229 5454.


We look forward to hearing from you.



Andrew Whitaker



Chief Executive Officer

White Rose Academies Trust



Richard Chattoe


Leeds City Academy



Current Roles within the Academy

The Academy ensures that safer recruiting procedures are in place and committed to the principles of The Children's Act and Every Child Matters, with regard to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    WRAT Application Form        Equal Opportunities Document


Please see below for the current job vacancies.




Leadership Roles


Teaching Roles


Associate Staff Roles


The Governors and Executive Principal of LCA are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and ensuring that safer recruiting procedures are in place. All appointments are subject to an enhanced CRB Disclosure. ‘We promote diversity and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. Applications are welcome from all, irrespective of sex, sexuality, race, religion, marital status, age or disability.

A partnership for progress

The White Rose Academies Trust is proudly sponsored by The Leeds City College Group, who provide expertise, international networks and highly desirable employability prospects within education and beyond.

Our relationships enable our Academy and the wider Trust to determine its priorities for continuous and sustained improvement. Offering specialised support, in addition to subject specific advice and a range of CPD opportunities to all of our staff, we're working together to ensure our school is rated as Outstanding by 2020.

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Leeds City Academy
Bedford Field,
Woodhouse Cliff,
Leeds LS6 2LG

0113 284 4260
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