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    16 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an individual who demonstrates through their personal statement in the application form that they meet the essential criteria detailed in the job description in terms of knowledge, experience, skills and abilities. We can only shortlist candidates who meet the essential criteria and who are qualified for the job so please do evidence in your application form that you have what we are looking for withing the context of this job.

In summary, we are looking for a self-motivated individual who expresses a desire to join the trust and believes that together we can make a difference for all of our students.

Good luck with your application!

What the school offers its staff

SHARE Multi Academy Trust comprises ofWoodside Green Primary, Heaton Avenue Primary, Luck Lane Primary, Millbridge Primary, Royds Hall, Shelley College, Whitcliffe Mount School and Thornhill Community Academy. A central team provides a number of services including School Improvement, Finance, ICT, HR & Payroll, Premise & Compliance and Governance Services.

We believe in helping staff and students achieve their personal best and are keen to recruit the very best talent to our trust.

More than six hundred people work hard across the trust to ensure we provide the very best education and service across all our schools, from invigilators joining us for a few hours a year, through flexible part-time work to many full-time teaching and support roles.

There are many reasons why you will enjoy working for the trust. You will be surrounded by supportive people, working together with a common goal for all of our students, aiming to value and support all colleagues in order to help them achieve their personal best.

If you decide to join us, we will ensure you have what you need to make a positive difference in your education role. We will seek out your ideas and ask for your opinions regularly using staff voice.

Our CPD commitment is second to none and the training and developmental opportunities on offer will empower you to make improvements in all aspects of your role. The training you receive will help you fulfil your potential whatever your stage of career.

For teachers and leaders, we offer fast tracked, first class developmental opportunities led by one of our academies, Shelley College, which is the Teaching School Hub for Kirklees and Calderdale. This includes National Professional Qualifications (NPQs), lead practitioner positions and trainee senior leadership positions, which build upon our middle leadership programmes.

Commitment to safeguarding

SHARE MAT is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance. All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post

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About Royds Hall, A Share Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1244 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Phone number
01484 505229

Being part of SHARE Multi-Academy Trust and Teaching School Hub for Kirklees and Calderdale, provides staff a wealth of support and a wide range of opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the Trust and also with the wider Calderdale and Kirklees network. This means we can offer the successful candidate access to a fantastic support network, CPD and opportunities to develop practice. Royds Hall is a small secondary school that achieved a Progress 8 score of 0.01 in 2022. We are exceptionally proud of the progress that has been made in school over the last four years, it has most certainly been a wonderful trajectory of improvement. We enjoy strong behaviour for learning and a curriculum that is ambitious for all and well sequenced. Staff wellbeing is central to our vision of ‘valuing people, supporting personal best’. Visitors and staff regularly share that the school is warm and supportive with high expectations for all. This team ethos pervades everything we do.
We also offer pupils a wealth of extended learning opportunities from; Royds Hall Scholars, Duke of Edinburgh, debating society, Steam Lab to knitting for fun. The PE department support our pupils to represent the school in a wide range of sports including Basketball, Netball and Athletics. We take part in the annual Speakers’ Trust event and have been successful in reaching the final in recent years. Pupils gain from a wealth of opportunities offered including leadership opportunities in every year group. In 2022, 100% of pupils took part in an extended learning opportunity. A strong belief exists that offering a wide range of extended learning opportunities ignites pupil interests and allows them uncover skills and abilities that support their sense of achievement and happiness in school and into adulthood. We believe that every child can succeed and it is our privilege to provide them the opportunities to identify their talents and their future dreams and aspirations.
As a teaching professional, the curriculum allows you the flexibility to create an inspiring, exciting learning journey for all pupils enabling them to develop into active citizens of the future, empowered to make their best contribution to society. The Curriculum is developed in a thematic and practical way that engages both our employees and young people. We seek ways to make our curriculum even more interesting every year and you have the ability to do this at Royds Hall. Lessons are fascinating, engaging, exhilarating, and demand that pupils think for themselves whilst ensuring pupils see a purpose to their work.
Royds Hall is a wonderful place to work, where you will have the opportunity to make a difference every single day.

Arranging a visit to Royds Hall, A Share Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lucklane.office@sharemat.co.uk.

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