• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 10:00 am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2021

Job details

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

Job summary

Ref: P477

Required for September 2021

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 English to join The King’s School. This candidate will be responsible for securing outstanding outcomes for pupils through outstanding provision. They will demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure pupils can make accelerated progress, and liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole school and wider Trust.

This is a permanent, 1 FTE contract.

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

For more information on the role, or to discuss a visit (depending on current covid restrictions) please contact the school at 01977 601701 or via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk.

To obtain an application form and job specification:
Visit the Trust’s website: www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies

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 Monday 12th April 2021.

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.

Applying for the job

To obtain an application form and job specification visit the Trust’s website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies. Submit your application form to recruitment@patrust.org.uk by the closing date on the advert.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1017 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report

About The King's School

The King’s School is a happy and successful 11-16 school, where all students are valued, regardless of their background or ability. We treat students with respect and give them a fighting chance in life by providing them all with equality of opportunity and ensuring that all barriers to learning are removed wherever possible.

We are very proud of our school. In June 2017, The King’s School was judged as a ‘Good’ school by Ofsted. We are now embarking on our journey towards 'Outstanding'.

Arranging a visit to The King's School

For more information on the role, or to discuss a visit (depending on current covid restrictions) please contact the school at 01977 601701 or via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk.

School location

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

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