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Carleton Community High School - Lead Practitioner in Mathematics

Green Lane, Pontefract WF8 3NW


Pay Range L1-L5 - £39,374 - £43,454

Full Time

Required for January 2018

Post Ref: P118


  • Are you passionate about your subject? A confident mathematician who can stretch and challenge the most able pupils, can also recognise and plan for misconceptions before they occur, and is equally as effective in scaffolding teaching for those who struggle?
  • Do you believe that all children deserve to, and can, achieve well in Mathematics, whatever their starting points or barriers?
  • Are you a great teacher who has demonstrated significant success with this aspiration and who wants to share the strategies and techniques that work with others?

If so – read on…

We require a highly effective teacher of Mathematics, whose practice is instrumental in ensuring that pupils, of all ages and abilities, achieve consistently strong outcomes. The successful candidate must also be able to effectively support other teachers to rapidly and sustainably improve teaching and therefore learning outcomes.

The post will involve a significant amount of classroom teaching and responsibility for classes  at Carleton Community High School. The Trust’s Director of Mathematics who is based at The King’s School, will provide some aspects of line management, support and direction for the successful candidate alongside senior leaders at the school.

To learn more about the role and exciting opportunities it will provide please see below.






Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract, WF8 2AY or by emailing no later than Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 10am. Interviews will take place w/c Monday 16 October.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.