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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 1 FTE, 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months

Pay scale

MPS/UPS dependant on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Primary Teacher, covering maternity leave, to join Orchard Head 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 that pupils can make accelerated progress.

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.


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. Our mission is running high quality, high achieving schools that give our children and young people the chance in life they deserve.

At Orchard Head J, I & N School, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instill an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

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.


Further details about the role

This is a 1 FTE, fixed term maternity cover contract with a start date of 01 September 2023 and an end date of 31 August 2024.

To apply for this role and view a job specification please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies

For further information regarding this role, or to arrange a visit to the school please contact 01977 723495 or email admin@orchardhead.patrust.org.uk.

Completed application forms should be submitted on the system by the closing date of 10:00am on Friday 28th April 2023.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01977 723495

At Orchard Head J, I & N School, we aspire to be a happy, vibrant and successful school. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our staff work hard to instill an early love for learning; they aim to capture and nurture it, enabling our children to grow into confident, independent and successful individuals.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School

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

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