School or Location: The King's School

Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR2c-d (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum, plus £4,781 - £7,017 TLR payment dependent on experience)

Closing Date: Monday 10th May 10AM

Start Date: 01 September 2021

Ref: P495

Required for September 2021

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools, six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Pupils are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Curriculum Leader of MFL to join The King’s School. This candidate will be responsible for strategically leading the direction and development of the curriculum area, raising standards of student attainment and achievement, and strategically planning for improvement by managing and deploying all financial and physical resources within the curriculum area.

The school can offer:

  • hard-working and highly committed staff who share a common sense of purpose and high expectations of what pupils can achieve
  • a supportive Trust as your employer that are strongly committed to providing high quality CPD and career progression
  • significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues in this school and across the trust
  • the opportunity to work with ambitious and inspirational leaders

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils
  • will make a difference in changing children’s life chances
  • has the skills and abilities to support children of all abilities and personal needs
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative
  • has the ability to form effective relationships with pupils and parents/carers

For more information or to discuss or arrange a potential visit (dependent on current Covid-19 restrictions), please contact the school on 01977 601701 or via email at

Completed application forms should be returned by email to no later than 10:00am on Monday 10th May 2021.

 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. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.