Are you look for a unique challenge? Are you passionate, hardworking and committed to ensuring all learners make the best possible progress? Are you curious, innovative and looking for high quality professional development? If you are we’d love you to join us!

Darton is a popular and vibrant 11-16 school which serves the communities of Darton, Kexborough and is within easy reach of Leeds, Wakefield and surrounding areas, located minutes from J38 of the M1. Our amazing building offers exceptional facilities for our learners, we have superb sports facilities , modern science labs and excellent performance spaces. The school is continuing to develop its ICT infrastructure and use of mobile and new technologies to support and enhance learning.

Darton College is a rapidly improving school, with a strong positive culture that promotes and supports learning for all.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

For these positions the selected candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For more information about any posts or for an informal visit or chat please email

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New Vacancies

Learning Support Assistant

Grade 2: Salary Range £8,944 – £10,166 (actual salary)
29 hours 10 minutes per week (Term Time plus 5 Inset Days)

We are looking to appoint several Learning Support Assistant who will work within the Inclusion Team you will provide support for pupils with statements of special educational needs and other pupils as necessary.

You will have four GCSEs (Grades A – C) including English and Mathematics or equivalent OR previous experience of working with children and good numeracy/literacy skills and a commitment to on-going staff development.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to obtain school specific experience or someone who maybe looking for a stepping stone into Teacher Training.

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Job descriptions, employee specifications and application forms are available from Darton College, the college website or and must be returned by Monday 3rd July 2017 by midday. Interview date to be confirmed.

Technology or Art & Technology Teacher

Required for September 2017

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to help support the team to the next level. Applications are welcome from candidates who:

  • are highly effective, who are creative and innovative
  • are passionate about learning
  • are committed to their own professional development and that of others
  • have energy and enthusiasm

The benefits of working in our school are:

  • a committed and supportive leadership team and governing body
  • high quality professional development opportunities
  • a hard working and dedicated staff team
  • the opportunity to work with exceptional learners
  • strong links as a strategic partner of Barnsley Teaching School Alliance

If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are, we want to hear from you.

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A full job description and application form are available from the school and the TES website. Completed applications are returnable to

The closing date for applications will be 30th June 2107

Interview Date – tbc

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