Key Stage 2 Teacher, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

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Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery SchoolPontefract, West Yorkshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR £22,917 - £38,633
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Salary Range: MPR/UPR dependent on experience – Suitable for a newly qualified teacher. 

Required for September 2018 (1 year contract in the first instance)

Post Reference: P179

At Halfpenny Lane, you will be joining a welcoming, supportive and hardworking, committed team of Teachers and Support staff, in a vibrant and attractive working environment. We support each other and strive for the highest expectation ensuring our children receive the best possible learning opportunities.  As a proud member of Pontefract Academies Trust, we are looking for a practitioner who has incredibly high expectations of children’s learning and a clear understanding of assessment at all levels. You must positively promote inclusion, ensuring high-quality learning experiences for all children and have a commitment to raising pupils’ expectations and achievement.

In return, we can offer you a dynamic, friendly and ambitious school community, a supportive and forward- thinking leadership team, along with a close and rewarding relationship with other Pontefract Academies Trust schools in the area through network and close development with other colleagues. Because of these links we can offer the successful candidate a supportive and creative environment in which to work with our enthusiastic and willing pupils. Rated Good by Ofsted, Halfpenny lane is seeking high-quality staff to join us in providing the best possible outcomes for the pupils in school. 

At Halfpenny, we want to provide our children with a broad and balanced curriculum to make sure that our pupils, who are very engaged and friendly; children are given the best learning opportunities possible. 

Key skills and experience needed:

· Ability to show initiative

· Strong behaviour management

· Communication Skills, feeding back on progress of the children 

· Professional behaviour

· Enthusiasm and friendly approach

The successful candidate should possess excellent subject knowledge of the KS2 curriculum and at all times, they will maintain the welfare and safety of the children as their priority. 

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the administration team on 01977 703270.

To obtain an application pack:

Visit the Trust’s website:


Telephone: 01977 232146

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, The Barracks Business Centre, Pontefract WF8 4HH or by emailing no later than 10am on Wednesday 20th June 2018.

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More about Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4BW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 722820