Teacher of Geography, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

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The Featherstone AcademyPontefract, West Yorkshire

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Start date: June/Sept 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Do you want to work in an academy where traditional values of discipline and respect are sacrosanct

Featherstone Academy seeks an inspiring and ambitious teacher of Geography. The successful candidate will work with a successful, committed and hard working team. The Featherstone Academy has a reputation for high expectations for all, an innovative curriculum, excellent staff/student relationships and is committed to the personal and professional development of its staff.

Behaviour at Featherstone Academy is outstanding, which was endorsed in our most recent Ofsted inspection. With our progress 8 score in August 2017 being at -0.1 we continue to drive aspirations.

Featherstone Academy is part of the Rodillian Multi Academy Trust, which includes the founder school The Rodillian Academy, BBG Academy, Brayton Academy and Southway. The Trust also has contracts for school improvement work with the Leeds Jewish Free School, University Academy Keighley and others. 

This is a real opportunity for you to make your mark, and as a growing Multi-Academy Trust with an excellent reputation, there are always opportunities for career development and further career progression for ambitious and committed colleagues

Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the academy, to tour and meet with members of the curriculum area. Please contact Clare Thompson, PA to Head of School at cthompson@featherstone.academy to arrange this.

An application pack can be downloaded from the academy website http://www.featherstone.academy/vacancies/ or for further information or to submit your application please contact us by emailing recruitment@rodillianacademy.co.uk. Please note CV’s are not accepted.

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for completed applications 12 Noon on Thursday 15 March 2018


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More about The Featherstone Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1977 722805
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The Featherstone Academy is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school situated in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. There are approximately 345 students at the school between the ages of 11-16.   

Formerly Featherstone High Schoo...