Curriculum Leader of Art (Internal) vacancy at Carleton High School

Salary: £25,714.00 - £41,604.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Mrs K Kirby
Location: Pontefract
Closing Date: 19/05/2022 10:00

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Teacher
Interview Date: 23/05/2022
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 52.00
Department: Art
Pay Grade: MPS/UPS plus TLR2b
TLR2b TLR2b allowance of £4,442 per annum

Job Advert

Ref: SCH-PAT-0147

Start date: September 2022

This post is a 1 FTE, fixed term contract with an end date of 31 August 2023. There is an additional TLR2b allowance of £4,442 attached to this post.

Can you lead by example by being an outstanding classroom practitioner and have the ability to enthuse both students and colleagues alike with your passion for Art?

We are seeking to appoint a creative, innovative and ambitious strategic Curriculum Leader of Art. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team at Carleton High School which is part of the Pontefract Academies Trust. Dynamic, forward thinking and absolutely committed to ensuring all students make outstanding progress so they get the chances in life they deserve, we are seeking a new leader who will share our vision and values and shape the future of Art at Carleton High School.

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level.

As an employee of Pontefract Academies Trust, you will benefit from:

·        A supportive Trust as your employer;

·        High quality professional development;

·        A tailored induction programme to meet your needs and ongoing support from an experienced senior leadership team;

·        Opportunity to complete professional leadership qualifications: NPQML/ NPQSL;

·        Hardworking, motivated staff and students who want to do well;

·        Consistent behaviour and expectations; teachers can teach and students can learn;

·        A supportive SLT committed to the importance of Art as part of a balanced curriculum.

We believe Carleton High School is a very special place to work, we were awarded ‘The Most Improved Secondary School in the North of England’ by the Fairer Schools index. This is testament to the hard work and commitment of our students and staff and puts us firmly on our journey to Outstanding.

We are working to create something exceptional for the young people at Carleton High School, and if this ambition appeals to you, we look forward to reading your application from exceptional individuals, who have an unwavering focus on achievement to ensure our young people receive the absolute best and get the chances in life they deserve.

Please click here to view the Trust strategic plan.

Completed application forms should be submitted online via Face-Ed ( before the closing date of Thursday 19th May 2022 at 10am.

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. 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_Curriculum Leader of Art JD & PS (2021_09_15 V1).pdf Curriculum Leader 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.


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