Teacher of DT (STEM Lead) vacancy at The King's School

Salary: £25,714.00 - £41,604.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Mrs S Lawson
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 18/05/2022 10:00
Email: recruitment@kings.patrust.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Teacher
Interview Date: 20/05/2022
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 52.00
Department: DT
Pay Grade: MPS/UPS

Job Advert

Ref: SCH-PAT-0141

Required for September 2022

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi Academy Trust, comprising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. The Trust is a medium sized family of schools all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. Students are drawn from the local community that includes a mix of different catchment areas.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Teacher of DT at The King’s School with whole school responsibility as the STEM Leader. The successful candidate will:


  • Lead on the promotion and delivery of STEM events or work with external partners.
  • Increase awareness of STEM with all stakeholders.
  • Develop STEM links in primary schools, facilitating students’ STEM experience throughout KS3/4 and into further/higher education.
  • Work collaboratively with leaders to produce a school STEM strategy.
  • Work with middle leaders and curriculum leaders to embed a culture of STEM at departmental level.


The successful candidate will secure outstanding outcomes for students through outstanding provision. They will demonstrate high quality teaching to ensure students can make accelerated progress, and uphold the highest standards of learning and achievement for all.


This is a permanent, 1 FTE position with an additional TLR2a payment.


The Trust can offer:


  • hard working and highly committed staff.
  • a supportive Trust as your employer.
  • motivated, well behaved pupils.


We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who:


  • has a passion for helping pupils thrive and meet their full potential.
  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils.
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative.
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area.


To apply for this vacancy or view a job description please visit www.pontefractacademiestrust.org.uk/vacancies.


Please click here to read The King’s School vision and values page. Please click here to view the Trust strategic plan.


For more information or to discuss or arrange a potential visit please contact the school on 01977 601701 or via email at admin@kings.patrust.org.uk.


Completed application forms should be returned via the Face-Ed system no later than 10am on Wednesday 18th May 2022.


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. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

File Attachments

File Name Description
S_Teacher JD & PS (2021_09_22 V1).pdf Teacher Job Description
PAT Careers Prospectus.pdf Working for Us Booklet

Safeguarding Information

Pontefract Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Pontefract Academies Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Qualification Title Grade
Degree in a relevant subject
Qualified Teacher Status