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The Rookeries Carleton J I & N School - Key Stage 2 Leader

Carleton Road, Pontefract, WF8 3NP

Salary                                           MPR/UPR Plus TLR2 (Negotiable dependent on experience)

Hours                                           Full Time

Required                                   from September 2018

Post Reference                     P155

The Rookeries Carleton Junior, Infant and Nursery School would like to appoint a dynamic and inspirational Key Stage 2 Leader. The School is looking for an experienced and motivated teacher who will be able to join our dedicated, hardworking team of highly effective practitioners. It is expected that the successful candidate will be an integral part of the School Leadership Team.

The Rookeries Junior, Infant and Nursery School is a proud member of The Pontefract Academies Trust. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team of eight schools as we strive to improve the education and aspirations of pupils in Pontefract.  As part of the Pontefract Academies Trust, The Rookeries benefits from a close and rewarding relationship with other schools in the area through network and moderation meetings, peer visits and the sharing of good practice. These links, alongside our enthusiastic and willing pupils, enable us to offer the successful candidate a supportive and creative environment in which to work.

What we are looking for:

  • A collaborative and ambitious individual who will lead the phase through a variety of innovative approaches including curriculum design, teaching strategies and the use of technology
  • A highly effective classroom practitioner, who leads by example, motivates and inspires others and enjoys making a significant individual contribution
  • An enthusiastic, committed and knowledgeable teacher to support whole school improvement
  • A teacher with excellent subject knowledge
  • A creative and enthusiastic teacher who can develop innovative teaching and learning strategies
  • A committed practitioner, who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning and who will expect excellence from the pupils.

The successful candidate will also have highly effective numeracy & literacy skills. At all times, they will maintain the welfare & safety of the children as their priority.

In return, we can offer you a friendly and supportive school community, an enthusiastic and forward-thinking leadership team, and a commitment to appropriate professional development opportunities.

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the administration team on 01977 600368.

To obtain an application pack:

Application Pack

Application Form

Declaration Form

Completed application and declaration 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 10am Monday 23rd April 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.