Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
£25,714 - £41,604 per annum dependent on experience
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 Music to join Carleton High 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 role, equating to 1FTE.
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
You can access the Trust’s Strategic Plan 2020-22 here:
Completed application forms should be returned by email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 please visit the Trust website at www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies. All completed application forms must be submitted to email@example.com before 10:00am on Monday 12th April 2021.More on how to apply
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
926 pupils enrolled
11 to 16
About Carleton High School
Carleton High School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school for pupils aged 11 to 16. It is located in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, and has capacity for about 1,000 pupils.
The school converted to academy status in April 2013. It was originally founded in 1963.
Headteacher - Jo Cross
Values and vision
Carleton High School is an 11-16 school with a planned admission number of 210 pupils in each year group. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Culture + Consistency = Excellence’. Put simply this means the school has a culture of high aspirations for all, where standards are high and simple highly effective strategies are implemented consistently daily. This mantra creates an environment where teachers can really focus on their teaching and students on their learning. The school aims to provide a high-quality experience in a disciplined environment where behaviour is managed consistently – students understand our high expectations and how to meet them.
“We are now on a trajectory to becoming an Ofsted Outstanding school and I firmly believe we will achieve this at our next inspection.” Mrs J Cross, Headteacher
“Leaders have significantly improved the school since the previous inspection.”
“Accountability for improving pupil achievement is a golden thread that runs through the work of the school.”
“Behaviour routines are well embedded and conducive to learning throughout the school.”
“Pupils feel safe in school.”
“Pupils are courteous, polite and welcoming.”
“The quality of teacher explanation and questioning are strong.”
“Pupils take a real pride in their school.”
“There is a wealth of emotional and academic support.”
“The school pervades an air of calm and orderliness.”
“Leaders and managers have shown a steadfast determination to improve the school. Leaders have built a climate in which consistently high expectations for both staff and pupils are now the norm.”