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  • Expected start date

    28 February 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    15 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
0.6 FTE - Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
Contract type
Fixed term (28th February 2022 - 31st October 2022)
MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604 per annum)

Job summary

Ref: P585

Required for February 2022

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 fixed term Upper Foundation Teacher to join De Lacy Primary School. This candidate will secure outstanding outcomes for pupils through outstanding provision, using effective resources to uphold the highest standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. They will liaise effectively with colleagues to ensure consistency of approach in teaching and learning across the whole Trust.

This is a fixed term, maternity cover contract with a start date of 28th February 2022, and an end date of 31st October 2022. The position is part time, and will be required to work Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

To arrange a visit (dependent on covid-19 guidelines), or for further information about this role, please contact the school at 01977 722620 or via email at

To obtain an application form and job specification visit the Trust’s website at

Completed application forms should be returned by email to no later than 10:00am on Monday 01 November 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.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
334 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About De Lacy Primary School

De Lacy opened in the summer of 2010. The School replaced Pontefract Willow Park Junior School and Pontefract Chequerfield Infant School and joined Pontefract Academies Trust in 2013. The School is a one and half form entry primary and aims to:

To provide a happy, stimulating learning environment that caters for the needs of all children.
To provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables every child to develop.
To develop attitudes of flexibility and adaptability in children and to help pupils use their skills of learning effectively and efficiently.
To instil in children a high level of self-esteem and confidence in their own worth.
To help pupils to acquire knowledge, skills and practical abilities.
To enable all pupils to read fluently and accurately, to communicate verbally and in writing clearly and confidently and to develop and apply an understanding of mathematics in the classroom, the home and the locality.
To develop qualities of mind, body, spirit, feeling and imagination and to recognise them and accept them in others.
To develop a sense of self-respect and the capacity to live as an independent, self-motivated adult, and to be able to function as a contributing member of a co-operative group.
To develop any individual skills and talents, notably in the areas of sport, music and the arts.
To develop sound, purposeful home-school links based on mutual trust and understanding.

Arranging a visit to De Lacy Primary School

To arrange a visit (dependent on covid-19 guidelines), or for further information about this role, please contact the school at 01977 722620 or via email at

School location

Chequerfield Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2TG

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