Castleford Academy Trust

Teacher of Religious Education

Post created 26/05/23.

MPS/UPS (Suitable for NQT)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and able Religious Education Teacher to join our Humanities 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 RE across Key Stages 3 and 4.

The successful candidate will be:

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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 at all levels 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 academy 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 become an outstanding provider.

We would welcome applications from both ECT’s and experienced teachers alike, who wish to take advantage of a new challenge. Castleford Academy Trust has a strong mentoring ethos and a training programme would be available to any ECT/RQT if successful. We are able to offer all staff a secure and supportive environment with continuous professional development.

This Academy 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 academy website at For any enquiries, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at

The closing date for fully completed applications is 10am on Monday 12th June 2023. All applications forms should be directed to

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