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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

L1 - L5 (£44,305 - £48,894 per annum)

Pay scale

Leadership L1 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

Carleton High School are seeking to appoint an outstanding Lead Practitioner of English. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated Teacher of English who is seeking additional responsibility.

The successful candidate will be an excellent Teacher of English - articulate, inspiring, confident and supportive with effective people management skills. The candidate will lead innovation and improvements in teaching and learning strategies within the English department, and literacy across the school.

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:

  • has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential.
  • 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.

What the school offers its staff

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust comprising of eight schools: six primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. As a family of schools, we collaborate with each other, challenge each other and share best practice. We take collective responsibility for each other and the results of all our children and young people.

Carleton High School is an 11-16 school in Pontefract with over 1000 students on roll which has been on a journey of significant improvement in recent years. This has resulted in a Good Ofsted judgement (2018), record GCSE results, recognition as the most improved school in the North of England and in the top 3 schools within the Local Authority for student progress in 2022. The school is committed to improving further and there is a fantastic opportunity to join as a Lead Practitioner and to be a key part of the team, building on this success so that the school continues its journey to become Outstanding.

Further details about the role

To apply for this vacancy or view a job description please visit www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.

For further information on the role or to discuss a visit please contact the school via email at admin@carletonhigh.patrust.org.uk.

Completed application forms should be returned via the Face-Ed system no later than 10am on Monday 17th April 2023.

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About Carleton High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1025 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01977 781555

Carleton High School, part of Pontefract Academies Trust, has been named as the most improved school in the North of England, according to the Fairer Secondary Schools Index, published by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership. One of our top priorities is to attract exceptional staff to Carleton High School, and we continue to recruit a number of highly gifted employees to join our team.

Arranging a visit to Carleton High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@carletonhigh.patrust.org.uk.

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