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KS2 Teacher (Fixed Term)

Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604 dependent on experience)

Job summary

Ref: P449

Required April 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 Key Stage 2 Teacher at Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School. The candidate will be responsible for securing outstanding outcomes for pupils through outstanding provision. The successful candidate will demonstrate high-quality teaching to ensure pupils can make accelerated progress, and upholding the highest standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.

This is a fixed term maternity cover contract with a provisional end date of April 2022.

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 25th January 2021.

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

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

Completed application forms should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00am on Wednesday 20th January 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.

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Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
468 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School

Halfpenny Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School is a larger than average primary school and is two form entry. The School joined Pontefract Academies Trust in 2013.

School location

Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4BW

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