Permanent KS1/KS2 Teacher required from September 2018 (or earlier if possible), De Lacy Primary School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 2TG

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De Lacy Primary SchoolDe Lacy Primary School, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 2TG
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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Post Reference: P126

We are wanting to appoint to what we believe to be an exciting role working directly with skilled and motivated teachers across all primary key stages. The successful candidate will be at the forefront of the school’s curriculum and assessment strategies and will be expected to ensure rapid improvements are made in the proportion of high-quality teaching, through modelling and coaching systems. The leadership role will facilitate 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.   

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.  

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 experience required:

 • Ability to show initiative;

 • Significant success as a classroom teacher; 

• Previous development work within own or a different school;

 • Strong behaviour management; 

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

• Effective communication skills and the ability to provide succinct feedback to teachers 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.  

In return, we can offer you a friendly and supportive school community, an enthusiastic and forward-thinking leadership team, and a commitment to appropriate professional development opportunities.   

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

To obtain an application form and job specification: 

Visit the Trust’s website: 


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 no later than 10am Friday 12th January 2018.   

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.  

In accordance with the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009, if you are shortlisted for this post you will be required to declare that you are not Disqualified (or Disqualified by Association) from working within this setting.  

Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

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More about De Lacy Primary School
Address: Chequerfield Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 2TG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 722620