Teacher, Wakefield

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The Priory CentreWakefield

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade MPS 1-6 +SEN £2209
Contract term: Permanent

The Priory Centre is in an exciting period in its development progress from  its last Ofsted inspection in October 2017. The Executive Head Teacher has a strong commitment to continued improvement and working towards a good provision for students within the Wakefield District. The appointment of excellent practitioners is a key element in the continued development of the Centre to achieve this aim.

Required for January 2020, The Management Committee and Executive Head Teacher are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, qualified and dynamic teacher.

The candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who can evidence successful outcomes for students in Key Stage 2 and/or 3, through a personalised approach to curriculum planning, delivery and engagement. They must have considerable experience of working with vulnerable, challenging students and raising their aspirations and outcomes. The school operates a Primary style of curriculum delivery with teaching staff delivering a core of English and maths alongside broader curriculum topic and creative work.

The successful candidate will need a proven ability of working independently, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage behaviour successfully.

You will also enjoy team work and have experience of working collaboratively with a range of staff and other professionals. Candidates will also be expected to deliver enrichment activities as part of the curriculum.

Successful applicants could be required to work across any of the associated sites subject to operational needs.

The Executive Head Teacher is committed to Continued Professional Development for all staff and is actively seeking ambitious talented teachers.

It is essential that candidates have an awareness of child protection and safeguarding systems.
For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Tony Phillips – Acting Head Teacher on 01924 200752.  Informal visits to the Centre are actively encouraged.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Please email cheptinstall@wakefieldprus.co.uk for an application form and job description to whom applications must be submitted by Wednesday 16th October 2019 no later than 12 noon.

Interviews will be during the week 21 to 25 October 2019.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Wakefield Council is wholly commited 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 responsibility.

More about The Priory Centre
Type: Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status: State
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 14 years
Address: St George's Road, Lupset, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 862232