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Teacher of Drama

The King's School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Drama
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604 dependent on experience)

Job summary

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 Teacher of Drama to join The King’s School. This candidate must demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure pupils are making accelerated progress. They will be responsible for liaising effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole academy and planning 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
As visits are not possible due to Covid-19 restrictions you can contact us to have a pre-arranged telephone call with the Curriculum Leader. To arrange this, please contact the school via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk.

You can access the Trust’s Strategic Plan 2020-22 here: https://www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/PAT-Strategic-Plan-LR.pdf

Completed application forms should be returned by email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than 10:00am on Wednesday 21st October 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.

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Download an application form via the Trust website at https://www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/?page_id=2810 and submit it via email to recruitment@patrust.org.uk before the closing date provided.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1017 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The King's School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@patrust.org.uk

About The King's School

The King’s School is an 11-16 school with a long history being founded in 1139 making it one of the four oldest schools in Yorkshire. The school converted to academy status in 2013 and has planned admission number of 210 pupils in each year group. The School ethos is summarised by the words ‘Culture + Consistency = Excellence’. The School has a culture of high aspirations for all, where simple highly effective strategies are implemented consistently. The School aims to combine high expectations and high standards in all aspects of school life with a strong sense of kindness, inclusivity and enjoyment. The School vision is to provide the best possible quality of education within an outstanding environment.

Arranging a visit to The King's School

As visits are not possible due to Covid-19 restrictions you can contact us to have a pre-arranged telephone call with the Curriculum Leader. To arrange this, please contact the school via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk.

School location

Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF

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