Assistant Head Teacher, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

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The King's SchoolPontefract, West Yorkshire

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Start date: 1 May 2019 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £59,265
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Head Teacher

The King’s School

Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, WF8 4JF.

Salary: Up to £59,265

Start Date: May 2019 (or earlier).

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 The King’s School.

The King’s School is in a strong position, is currently achieving great academic outcomes, has a strong team of teachers, a fantastic cohort of students and is well positioned for its next step towards being outstanding. 

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 a teaching commitment and leadership responsibility. The Trust’s leadership team including James Franklin-Smith (Executive Director of Secondary Education) is committed to ensuring this school becomes an outstanding school. Whilst there are lots of strength at the school there is plenty of opportunity for someone coming in to be accountable for significant impact in their area of responsibility.  

If you are ambitious, successful and excited by learning, please contact us to arrange a visit on 01977 601701.

To obtain an application form, equal opportunities form and teacher results form:

Visit the Trust’s website:

Telephone: 01977 232146.

Completed application forms should be returned either by post or by email to:

Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, The Barracks Business Centre, Wakefield Road, Pontefract WF8 4HH

Closing Date: 12 Noon 10th December 2018.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. 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. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

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More about The King's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 601701

The King's School is a popular, expanding and over-subscribed community school.  We have strong traditions of excellence in academic areas, Sport and the Arts, with extensive extra-curricular opportunities for students. Our highly successful Pos...