• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months)

Job summary

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teacher of English to join one of the most successful schools in the city. This post is suitable for both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers.

To succeed in the role you will have:

• A degree, or equivalent experience, with a teaching qualification
• Proven ability to teach outstanding lessons across the 11-18 age range, with first class classroom management skills
• The ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to further the department
• Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
• A firm understanding of key national and educational policies and issues
• The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
• A clear commitment to improving your own and others’ performance through effective continuous professional development

This post is suited to a Newly Qualified or experienced Teacher. For Newly Qualified Teachers, the school is able to offer excellent support and mentoring for new entrants to the profession.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1841 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0113 8873600

About Woodkirk Academy

Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy. We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

Woodkirk enjoys an excellent reputation as an employer and our ethos and working practices are well regarded. We take pride in looking after staff and supporting everyone in their roles in order to deliver excellent education to our students.

Applicants are welcome to visit the Academy prior to application. Please contact Sally Adkin, HR Assistant at recruitment@woodkirkacademy.com to arrange a convenient time and date.

Application packs can be downloaded from our website www.woodkirkacademy.co.uk or obtained from the school by telephone on 0113 8873607 or by email recruitment@woodkirkacademy.com.

School location

Rein Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 1JQ

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