Location: Wingfield Academy

Salary: Main– Upper (£28,000 - £43,685) and TLR 2a £3,017 or 2b £5,026 (dependant on experience and expertise) for Lead Teacher responsibilities. Or Leadership L1 – L5 (£44,305 – £48,895) Dependant on experience and expertise.

Contract Type: Full Time

Contract Term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a vibrant, creative and hardworking team who teach, model, and nurture a love of learning amongst their students.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and passionate Lead Practitioner of English with a proven track record of excellence in the classroom.

The successful candidate will demonstrate personal skills and qualities that align to an already established positive, hardworking and committed team. You will play a leading and highly visible role in the improvement of teaching and learning of the faculty, ensuring the highest standards of teaching, learning and achievement. With a demonstrable record of good or outstanding results, you will have a commitment and play a vital role, alongside other lead practitioners to raising standards of teaching across the wider academy team.

This role could provide a real platform for the successful candidate to gain an insight and experience towards senior leadership.

In return we can offer:

  • A ‘child centred, progress focused’ academy ethos.
  • A cohort of students with high standards of behaviour and a willingness to learn.
  • A welcoming and supportive community, where staff really do matter.
  • An Academy with a well-established culture of hard work and high expectations.
  • A supportive loyal and committed Leadership Team with a clear vision of raising standards of teaching and learning and positive behaviour.
  • A Trust that prides itself on being an employer of choice.

Wingfield Academy, has become a high performing secondary school, having delivered its fifth consecutive year of remarkable examination results, placing it once again as the second highest performing school in Rotherham and in the top 7% nationally

for progress. The Academy is growing in popularity following its success and is looking to expand and develop, attracting the best people to work alongside our dedicated and ambitious staff who go the extra mile to make a quantifiable and powerful contribution to social mobility. We focus on the things that matter.

Wingfield Academy sits within the New Collaborative Learning Trust, a multi-academy trust established by New College Pontefract (an Ofsted outstanding provider).  The Trust work closely together, presenting exciting opportunities for collaboration, support, development and progression.

If you believe that you have the skills and abilities to take on this role, we’d love to hear from you.  Further information about the role and visits to the academy are warmly welcomed.  Please contact or call 01709 513002.

To apply please visit   Applications should be submitted to

Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of their application.

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