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Carleton High School - 2 days remaining
Closing Date 12/04/2021 23:59:00
Green Lane, Carleton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 3NW
- per full time
NOR: 1050
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 11Maximum Age 15

Carleton High School is a mixed, non-denominational academy secondary school for pupils aged 11 to 16. It is located in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, and has capacity for about 1,000 pupils.

The school converted to academy status in April 2013. It was originally founded in 1963.

Headteacher - Jo Cross

Values and vision

Carleton High School is an 11-16 school with a planned admission number of 210 pupils in each year group. The school ethos is based on a mantra of ‘Culture + Consistency = Excellence'. Put simply this means the school has a culture of high aspirations for all, where standards are high and simple highly effective strategies are implemented consistently daily. This mantra creates an environment where teachers can really focus on their teaching and students on their learning. The school aims to provide a high-quality experience in a disciplined environment where behaviour is managed consistently - students understand our high expectations and how to meet them.


“We are now on a trajectory to becoming an Ofsted Outstanding school and I firmly believe we will achieve this at our next inspection.” Mrs J Cross, Headteacher

“Leaders have significantly improved the school since the previous inspection.”

“Accountability for improving pupil achievement is a golden thread that runs through the work of the school.”

“Behaviour routines are well embedded and conducive to learning throughout the school.”

“Pupils feel safe in school.”

“Pupils are courteous, polite and welcoming.”

“The quality of teacher explanation and questioning are strong.”

“Pupils take a real pride in their school.”

“There is a wealth of emotional and academic support.”

“The school pervades an air of calm and orderliness.”

“Leaders and managers have shown a steadfast determination to improve the school. Leaders have built a climate in which consistently high expectations for both staff and pupils are now the norm.”

More Information: https://teaching-vacancies.service.gov.uk/jobs/teacher-of-music-carleton-high-school