Post Ref: P226

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person to lead the SEN department located at Carleton High School.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to:

Strategically lead the direction and development of inclusion and SEN provision in accordance with the aims and objectives of the academy and Trust.

Effectively evaluate the impact of initiatives and strategically plan for improvement by managing and deploying all financial and physical resources within the area.

Raise standards of student attainment and achievement across the academy by:

  • liaising with other leaders and colleagues within the Trust to ensure the provision of an appropriately relevant and differentiated curriculum for inclusive learning.
  • providing strategic leadership for all aspects of inclusive education.
  • developing systems and enhancing Student Engagement.
  • developing effective partnerships with multi agencies.
  • developing and enhancing the teaching practice of others.

To apply for this position and to obtain further information, please download and complete the forms on the links below:




Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract, WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Monday 17th December 2018.

Interviews are planned to be held the week commencing 17th December 2018.

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.

Salary: Leadership Pay range L1-L8 up to £47,501 per annum
Role Level: Teaching
Location: Carleton High School
Closing Date: Monday 18th December 12AM
Interview Date: Week commencing 17th December 2018
Job Specification: Download
Application Form: Download