Castleford Academy Trust

Teacher of Maths

Post created 15/09/22.

MPS/UPS (Recruitment & Retention allowance possible for an exceptional candidate)

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

The successful candidate will be:

 Able to inspire pupils of all abilities within Maths to achieve their highest potential across Key Stage 3/4.

 Committed to delivering consistently outstanding teaching work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner.

You will be:

 An excellent practitioner.

 Inspirational, dedicated and motivated.

 Dedicated to being the best you can be.

 Passionate about Maths and the education of young people.

 Be creative, enthusiastic and engaging and able to challenge pupils.

 Committed to achieving the best for every pupil.

 Supportive of the Academy’s ethos and values at all times both within the Academy and the wider community.

 Committed to promoting Maths as a subject. 

 Able to provide an active contribution to the wider part of Academy life. 

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.

We would welcome applications from both new and experienced teachers who wish to take advantage of a new challenge. The school has a strong mentoring ethos and a training programme would be available to an ECT if successful. We are able to offer staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development. If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to join an Academy where relationships for learning are fundamental to our continued success we would be delighted to hear from you.

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 4pm on the 28th September 2022. 

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

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