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Wakefield Pupil Referral Units

Wakefield Pupil Referral Units

Sharing values, celebrating differences, embracing success.

Current Vacancies


Teacher x 2

The Springfield Centre (and associated satellites)-

Key Stage 4 Pupil Referral Unit
Permanent full time

Required from September 2019

MPS 1-6 + SEN Equivalent (£2,149)

1 x The Springfield Centre, Pontefract Rd, Crofton, Wakefield WF4 1LL,

1 x The SESKU Centre, Burntwood Community Centre, Church Mount, South Kirkby, WF9 2QS

The Springfield Centre was graded as ‘Good’ at the last Ofsted inspection in November 2018. The Head Teacher has a strong commitment to continued improvement and working towards a good provision for students within the Wakefield District. The appointment of excellent practitioners is a key element in the continued development of the Centre to achieve this aim.

Required for September 2019, The Management Committee and Head Teacher are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic, qualified and dynamic teachers.

The candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner who can evidence successful outcomes for students in Key Stage 3 and/or 4, through a personalised approach to curriculum planning, delivery and engagement. They must have considerable experience of working with vulnerable, challenging students and raising their aspirations and outcomes.

The successful candidate will need a proven ability of working independently, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage behaviour successfully.

You will also enjoy team work and have experience of working collaboratively with a range of staff and other professionals. Candidates will also be expected to deliver enrichment activities as part of the reward system.

Successful applicants could be required to work across any of the associated sites subject to operational needs.

The Executive Head Teacher is committed to Continued Professional Development for all staff and is actively seeking ambitious talented teachers.

It is essential that candidates have an awareness of child protection and safeguarding systems.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Chris Hayward or Ivor Roberts – Acting Head Teacher on 01924 862232.  Informal visits to the Centre are actively encouraged.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

Please email sstevenson@wakefieldprus.co.uk for an application form and job description or download from below.

Completed application forms should be returned to The Springfield Centre by Wednesday 1st May 2019 by post or email to Sara Stevenson, School Business Manager at the email above, (deadline 12.00 Noon). Interviews 7th May 2019