KS2 Teacher

Pontefract De Lacy Primary School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job description

Ref: P370
Required for 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. 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 KS2 Teacher to join De Lacy Primary School during its next exciting stage of development. This is an ideal opportunity for a teacher to work, and learn, in an environment that is supportive, forward thinking and rewarding. The ideal candidate will demonstrate high quality teaching that ensures pupils of all backgrounds and abilities are making accelerated progress. You will be expected to collaborate with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole academy, and plan work in accordance with the Trust’s schemes of work and national curriculum requirements.

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

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged. Please contact the school to arrange a convenient date and time on 01977 722620.

To obtain an application form and job specification:
Visit the Trust’s website: www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk

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

Completed application forms should be returned by emailing recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00 on Thursday 02 April 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.

Essential educational requirements

Degree/PGCE or equivalent qualifications

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent teacher accreditation

Essential skills and experience

Experience of basic technology, PC, internet, MS Office packages.
Sustained track record of successful performance as an excellent teacher in relevant subject area.
Excellent knowledge and understanding of how to use and adapt a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies, including how to personalise learning to provide opportunities for all learners to achieve highly.
Experience of supporting SEN/D students or students with behavioural issues.
Excellent knowledge and well-informed understanding of the assessment requirements and arrangements for the curriculum areas being taught.
A depth of knowledge and experience to be able to give advice on the development and well-being of children and young people.
Demonstrate highly effective pedagogical practice.
Have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the relevant subjects/curriculum areas and related pedagogy, including how learning progresses within them.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 338 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Pontefract De Lacy Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@patrust.org.uk

School location

Chequerfield Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2TG