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The King's School - Teacher of Computer Science/ICT

Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, WF8 4JF

Salary                                                    MPR/UPR  dependent on experience

Hours                                                    Full Time

Required                                             1st September 2018

Post Reference                                 P163

The King’s School is a thriving and highly successful learning community of around 1,000 students between the ages of 11 and 16. We have a long history and are well respected in the local community. We are continually improving the excellent education we offer to our students. Based in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, we are proud to be part of the Pontefract Academies Trust.

We require an innovative, enthusiastic, committed and effective teacher to join a strong team of practitioners in our popular school. With strong traditions of excellence in academic areas, Sport and the Arts and extensive extra-curricular opportunities for students, we emphasise traditional values in a modern context whilst concentrating on rewarding effort and achievement. The ability to teach Maths would be an advantage.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong teaching skills which lead to outstanding learning and progress;
  • A real desire to deliver a diverse, innovative and stimulating curriculum at KS3 and KS4, enhancing the results of the department and school;
  • Enjoyment in working with young people of all abilities in pursuit of the highest standards – “Success for All” being our motto;
  • Support for the ethos of the school and Trust, particularly extra and cross curricular work






Completed application, declaration and teacher forms should be returned either by post or by email to:

Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, c/o St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract WF8 2AY or by email

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 18th May 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.