Key Stage 1 Teacher, Pontefract. West Yorkshire

Closing date:

De Lacy Primary SchoolPontefract. West Yorkshire

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £39,406
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

 Based at De Lacy Primary School you will be joining a friendly, hardworking, committed team of Teachers and support staff, in an attractive working environment.

The successful candidate will be a committed practitioner, who is ambitious and aspirational and focussed on raising the outcomes for Key Stage 1 pupils. You will deliver exciting and progress-focussed learning opportunities to pupils, ensuring high standards of teaching and learning in accordance with the school’s policies under the direction of the Head of School. 

De Lacy provides a happy, stimulating learning environment catering for the needs of all children whilst providing a broad and balanced curriculum in which every child can develop. Resulting gains in learning outcomes will be expected. 

As part of the Pontefract Academies Trust, De Lacy benefits from a close and rewarding relationship with other schools in the area through network and moderation meetings, peer visits and the sharing of good practice. These links, alongside our enthusiastic and willing pupils, enable us to offer the successful candidate a supportive and creative environment in which to work. De Lacy is an improving school keen to appoint the best of practitioners, teachers of high quality who can join us in our relentless efforts to provide the best possible outcomes for the pupils in school.

At De Lacy Primary, we aim to ‘Widen Horizons’, deliver a diverse curriculum and ensure that children are excited by learning, fully engaged in what they are doing and know where they are at and what they need to do next to make the most of their considerable potential. We strive for excellence in all that we do in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for all our pupils. 

Key skills and relevant experience required:

• Success as a classroom teacher;

• Strong behaviour management;

• Experience of analysing progress information to accurately provide interventions for individuals or groups;

• Effective communication skills and the ability to provide succinct feedback to colleagues, parents or other stakeholders;

• Demonstrate complete professionalism.

The successful candidate will also have highly effective numeracy & literacy skills. At all times, they will maintain the welfare & safety of the children as their priority. 

Visits to the school are welcome and can be arranged by contacting the administration team on 01977 722620. 

 To obtain an application 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 or by email

Closing Date: Friday 7th December 2018 at 12 noon.

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 satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

In accordance with the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018 and our obligations under the Childcare Act 2006, if you are shortlisted for this post you will be required to declare that you are not disqualified from working within this setting. 

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More about De Lacy Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Chequerfield Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2TG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 722620
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