Castleford Academy Trust

Teacher of Design & Technology

Post created 15/09/22.

MPS/UPS & TLR 2a (an additional recruitment and retention allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Design & Technology Teacher to join our Technology Department. We are looking for an excellent practitioner to work collaboratively with the department raising academic achievement and ensuring all pupils make outstanding progress in Design & Technology across Key Stages 3 and 4.

The successful candidate will:

You will be:

Crofton Academy joined Castleford Academy Trust in 2020 and has since been on a rapid improvement journey supported by the leaders of the ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted rated Castleford Academy. Since joining the Trust leaders and staff have ambitiously worked towards improving the quality of education for pupils at the Academy and have responded positively to change. Extra capacity within the senior leadership team has been secured and the school improvement plan has been sharply focused on the right priorities. At the last monitoring visit, Ofsted commented “Steps have been taken to improve behaviour and attendance and to develop the quality of the curriculum”, therefore this is a very exciting time to join us in our journey to becoming an outstanding provider. We are able to offer all staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure. Relevant information and application forms are available on the school website at

For any enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at The closing date for fully completed applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 28th September 2022.

All applications forms should be directed to or submitted through the TES portal. 

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