Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS 1-6 / UPS 1-3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about education and eager to make a lasting impact on young minds? Do you have a proven track record of inspiring a love for learning in your students? If so, we want to hear from you!

About the role

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, enthusiastic, and committed Primary Teacher to join the team at Northfield Primary School. The successful candidate will demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure pupils can make accelerated progress, securing outcomes through pupils through outstanding provision. You will use effective resources and uphold the highest standards of learning and achievement for all pupils.

This is a 1 FTE, permanent contract.

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

About Pontefract Academies Trust

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi-Academy Trust comprising of nine schools: seven 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. Renowned for our commitment to excellence, the Trust has achieved remarkable success, with five of our primary schools ranking within the top 1% nationally for progress. Additionally, our secondary schools feature among the top three secondary schools in the Wakefield district. In a testament to our dedication to educational excellence, De Lacy Primary School was recognised as an 'Outstanding' school across all categories by Ofsted in March 2024, underscoring our unwavering pursuit of high standards.

Why choose Northfield Primary School?

Northfield Primary School are proud to have recently joined one of the country’s highest performing Trusts. Our school is firmly rooted in our local community, and we believe that strong community ties enhance the educational experience for our students. We believe in laying the foundations on which children can build their futures. Our committed team of staff are dedicated to providing a well-rounded education that empowers children to reach their full potential. We believe that each child is unique and possesses their own set of talents and abilities, and it is our mission to help them discover and develop these qualities. Our school is not just a place of learning; it's a vibrant and inclusive community that values diversity and promotes a sense of belonging. We encourage open communication between parents/carers, teachers, and children to ensure that every child feels supported and is successful. As we embark on this new journey as a member of Pontefract Academies Trust, we are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead for our staff, students and our wider school community.  

What can we offer you?

We’re passionate about employee benefits at Pontefract Academies Trust, offering the following as standard to all:

  • Generous employer pension (LGPS Teachers Pension and West Yorkshire Pension Fund).

  • Generous annual leave entitlements paid as part of your annual salary (starting from 26 days annual leave, up to a maximum of 33 days dependent on length of service and grade of role – plus 8 statutory bank holidays).

  • Flexible working requests always considered.

  • Fantastic family friendly policies with a focus on employee work/life balance.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Reduced gym membership at Aspire Health Facilities across the region.

  • Childcare vouchers.

  • Employee assistance programme (including physiotherapy, personal or professional concerns on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and other matters).

  • PAT on the back scheme.

  • Life assurance of at least three times your salary.

  • Free flu vaccinations.

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)
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.

Applying for the job

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About Northfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 315 pupils
Age range
3 to 11

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