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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    15 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Additional allowances

1 SEN point

Science Teacher job summary

The Head Teacher at Springfield Pupil Referral Unit has a strong commitment to continued improvement and working towards a strong provision for students within the Wakefield District. The appointment of excellent practitioners is a key element in the continued development of the Centre to achieve this aim. Required for September 2022, or as soon as possible, The Management Committee and Head Teacher are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and dynamic teacher. The candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who can evidence successful outcomes for students in Key Stage 4, through a personalised approach to curriculum planning, delivery and engagement. They must have considerable experience of working with vulnerable, challenging students and raising their aspirations and outcomes. The successful candidate will need a proven ability of working independently, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage behaviour successfully. You will also enjoy team work and have experience of working collaboratively with a range of staff and other professionals. Candidates will also be expected to deliver enrichment activities as part of the reward system. Successful applicants could be required to work across any of the associated sites subject to operational needs. The Head Teacher is committed to Continued Professional Development for all staff and is actively seeking ambitious talented teachers.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Springfield Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). It is essential that all staff have an awareness of child protection and safeguarding systems.
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About The Springfield Centre

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 14 to 16
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
14 to 16
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The Springfield Centre is a Pupil Referral Unit for key stage 4 pupils in Wakefield.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ajohnson@wpru.uk.

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