Assistant Headteacher

Carleton High School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 13 to Lead Practitioners range 18, £55,202 to £62,426
Leadership level Middle Leader

Job description

Ref: P377

Required September 2020

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. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Assistant Headteacher at Carleton High School. This candidate will strategically lead the direction and development of the academy in accordance with the ethos and vision of the sponsors, raise standards of student and attainment and achievement across the academy, and strategically plan for improvement by contributing to the management and deployment of all financial resources in the academy.

The Trust can offer:
• hard-working and highly committed staff
• a supportive Trust as your employer
• motivated, well behaved pupils

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:
• has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and students
• can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative
• has experience of working in a similar specialist area

To obtain an application form and job specification:
Visit the Trust’s website:

You can access the Trust’s Strategic Plan 2020-22 here:

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Mrs P Dykes on 01977 781555. Completed application forms should be returned by emailing no later than 10:00 on Friday 01 May 2020.

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.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 876 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Carleton High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Green Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NW