School or Location: The King's School

Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum dependent on experience)

Closing Date: Monday 18th October 10AM

Start Date: January 2022

Ref: P576

Required for January 2022

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 Teacher of English at The King’s School. This candidate will secure outstanding outcomes for pupils through outstanding provision. They will demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure pupils can make accelerated progress, and use effective resources, upholding the highest standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. They will also liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole school, and wider Trust.

This is a 1FTE fixed term, maternity cover contract, with an end date of 31st December 2022.

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 on the role, or to discuss a visit (depending on current covid restrictions), please contact the school at 01977  601701 or via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk

Completed application forms should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00am on Monday 18th October 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.