Associate Senior Leader (Humanities), Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Cathedral AcademyWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £46,456 - £56,578(Leadership L6 - L14)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you want to work at the TES Secondary School of the year 2019? 


 2019 marked another fantastic year at Cathedral Academy. Not only did it become the TES Award winner for Secondary School of the Year, but it delivered the third consecutive year of remarkable examination results, placing it once again as the highest performing school in Wakefield and in the top 10% nationally for progress. The academy is growing in popularity following its success and is looking to expand and develop, attracting the best people to work alongside the already committed staff to continue their journey towards outstanding. Cathedral Academy is part of the Trinity Multi-Academy Trust which has been a successful partnership since 2016.  


We are currently looking for a dynamic, passionate and inspirational Associate Senior Leader (Humanities), to support the senior leader group in strategically leading the direction and development of the academy in accordance with vision and strategic improvement plans, with a particular focus on leading the Humanities subjects of History and Geography. 


What can we offer you?  

  • An opportunity to be involved in the transformation of Cathedral Academy   
  • Full support from a dedicated team of senior leaders and a large pastoral team  
  • A first class behaviour for learning system   
  • Excellent teaching resources   
  • Career progression and cross-trust working   
  • An excellent CPD package for all staff, including a further comprehensive programme of professional development provided through the Trinity Teaching School Alliance and West Yorkshire Maths Hub  
  • A range of staff benefits  


 What we need? 

  • Proven success as a middle leader 
  • Experience of effective teaching and performance within the curriculum area 
  • An excellent track record of recent, relevant professional development 


You must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people, secure in the knowledge that you will be joining an ambitious forward-thinking Academy Trust that sets the standards for our family of schools and academies.  


Start date: September 2020 


Closing date: 9am 26 February 2020 


Interviews: To be confirmed 


 For more information on the academy and this role, and to download an application pack, please visit our website; www.trinitymat.org/all-vacancies 


Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve. 



More about Cathedral Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Thornes Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8QF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 330640
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Cathedral Academy has been working in partnership with Trinity MAT since 2016, formally joining the Trust in March 2018. The progress made has been outstanding - a real success story. In 2016 the Academy were 14th out of 18 secondary schools (in Wake...