Assistant Head Teacher, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

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Carleton High SchoolPontefract, West Yorkshire

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Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Range 13-17 up to £59265
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you looking for the next step in your career path? Would you like to work with a dynamic team of leaders, collaborate with others and use your skills to lead learning and teaching?  If so, we’d love to hear from you!  

Pontefract Academies Trust are looking for an outstanding teacher who would like to develop their leadership skills, working as part of the senior leadership team at Carleton High School.

You will already have a proven track record of measurable impact as an individual teacher within your current school or academy. 

Our teachers and leaders are passionate about teaching and learning, and the successful candidate will share our rigorously high expectations for the academic, social and personal development of every student in our Trust.

We can offer you a fantastic attractive working environment, leadership coaching to develop/enhance your skills in leading learning and extensive CPD opportunities.  

This is a really exciting time to join our Trust, with development opportunities available for the right candidate through effective and rewarding collaborative working. The role will involve a combination of both teaching commitment and leadership responsibility. 

If you are ambitious, successful and excited by learning, please contact us to arrange a visit on 01977 781555.

If you feel you have the ability and qualities required to fulfil this exciting role, application forms and further details are available as detailed below: 

To obtain an application form and job specification:

Visit the Trust’s website:


Contact the Recruitment Team: 01977 232146

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am Friday 19th October 2018.

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 and expect all staff and volunteers to share this. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. The successful applicant will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information. 

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More about Carleton High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Green Lane, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 781555
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