Lead Practitioner - Mathematics, The King's School, Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4JF

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The King's SchoolThe King's School, Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4JF

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Start date: 1 September 2018 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 - L5 £39,374 - £43,454
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The King’s School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing 


Pay Range L1-L5 - £39,374 - £43,454  

Required for September 2018 or sooner if possible. 

Post Ref: P127  

•Are you passionate about your subject? A confident mathematician who stretches and challenges the most able pupils, recognises and plans for misconceptions before they occur, and is equally effective in scaffolding teaching for those who struggle?

 •Do you believe that all children deserve to, and indeed can, achieve well in Mathematics, whatever their starting points or barriers?  

•Are you a great teacher who has demonstrated significant success with this aspiration and who wants to share the strategies and techniques that work with others?  

If so – read on… 

We require a highly effective teacher of Mathematics, whose practice is instrumental in ensuring that pupils, of all ages and abilities, achieve consistently strong outcomes, to join our strong team. The successful candidate must also be able to effectively support other teachers to rapidly and sustainably improve teaching and therefore learning outcomes.   

The post will involve a significant amount of classroom teaching and responsibility for classes at The King’s School. The Trust’s Director of Mathematics will provide most aspects of line management, support and direction for the successful candidate along with other senior leaders.  

To learn more about the role and exciting opportunities it will provide please see below.

To obtain an application form, declaration form and job specification: 

Visit the Trust’s website: www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk 

Visit the School’s website: www.kings.wakefield.sch.uk 

Email:  recruitment@patrust.org.uk 

Telephone: 01977 707342 

Completed application forms should be returned either by post to Lisa Dodgson, HR Manager, Pontefract Academies Trust, C/O St Mary’s Community Centre, The Circle, Chequerfield, Pontefract, WF8 2AY or by emailing recruitment@patrust.org.uk no later than Monday 22nd January at 9am.   

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 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
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