4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    10 May 2021 at 10:00 am

  • Date listed

    20 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
L13 - L18 (£56,721 - £64,143 per annum dependent on experience)

Job summary

Ref: P489

Required for September 2021

Are you looking for the next step in your career path? Would you like to work with a dynamic team of leaders, collaborate with others and use your skills to lead learning and teaching? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Pontefract Academies Trust are looking for an outstanding teacher who would like to develop their leadership skills, working as part of the senior leadership team at The King’s School.

The King’s School is in a strong position, is currently achieving great academic outcomes, has a strong team of teachers, a fantastic cohort of students and is well positioned for its next step towards being outstanding.

Our teachers and leaders are passionate about teaching and learning, and the successful candidate will share our rigorously high expectations for the academic, social and personal development of every student in our Trust.

We can offer you a fantastic attractive working environment, leadership coaching to develop/enhance your skills in leading learning and extensive CPD opportunities.

This is a really exciting time to join our Trust, with development opportunities available for the right candidate through effective and rewarding collaborative working. The role will involve a combination of both a teaching commitment and leadership responsibility. The Trust’s leadership team including James Franklin-Smith, Executive Director of Secondary Education and Dominic Pinto, Headteacher is committed to ensuring this school becomes an outstanding school. Whilst there are lots of strength at the school there is plenty of opportunity for someone coming in to be accountable for significant impact in their area of responsibility.

If you are ambitious, successful and excited by learning, please contact us to arrange a visit on 01977 601701.

Your completed application pack and teacher results form (also found on the Trust website) should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10AM on Friday 07 May 2021.

The King’s School will seek to appoint the candidate with the best cultural fit and the successful candidate will be developed to lead on specific leadership responsibilities once in post.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. 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.

Applying for the job

To obtain an application form please visit our website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.

Completed application forms should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00am on Friday 07th May 2021.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1017 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01977 232166

About The King's School

About the school

The King’s School is an 11-16 school with a long history being founded in 1139 making it one of the four oldest schools in Yorkshire. The school converted to academy status in 2013 and has planned admission number of 210 pupils in each year group.

Values and vision

The School ethos is summarised by the words ‘Culture + Consistency = Excellence’. The School has a culture of high aspirations for all, where simple highly effective strategies are implemented consistently. The School aims to combine high expectations and high standards in all aspects of school life with a strong sense of kindness, inclusivity and enjoyment. The School vision is to provide the best possible quality of education within an outstanding environment.

Arranging a visit to The King's School

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.

School location

Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF

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