The GORSE Academies Trust

The GORSE Academies Trust is an Outstanding education provider in Leeds that serves over 9,000 students in its four primary academies, six secondary academies, sixth form college and alternative provision academy.

We seek to recruit a Designer to join a dedicated team professionals in a highly successful Trust.

You must be passionate about your work, committed to the development of artwork, branding and assets for displays, print and digital - capable of communicating clearly and listening carefully.

We are keen to hear from Designers from all backgrounds, including agency, in-house, graduates, freelance and those who are self-taught/aspiring professionals. A portfolio is expected of all candidates to showcase the quality of your work.

Excited by this unique challenge?  We would love to hear from you.

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website, by email to or by telephone on 0113 487 8888.  

For further information or to arrange an informal visit or chat telephone Natalie Lorryman on 0113 322 9875.

Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 11th July 2022 (12pm).  Interview date: Wednesday 20th July 2022.  Interviews will take place at Bruntcliffe Academy, Bruntcliffe Lane, Morley, West Yorkshire, LS27 0LZ)

This role is subject to a 6-month probationary period.  All staff are required to undertake mandatory Child Protection Training shortly after taking up post.  We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and barring service check. We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds.   

Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK – either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply for this position.

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