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Head Teacher

Scalby School

Newby, Scarborough

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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
January 2018
Apply by:
10 September 2017

Job overview


Required for January 2018 

We require an inspirational leader, totally committed to enabling our students and staff to aspire to Scalby’s maxim of ‘being the best we can be’.  

Scalby School is a thriving school of 1000 students aged 11-16, situated in the North of Scarborough on the beautiful North Yorkshire coast. It enjoys an excellent reputation in the area and is significantly over-subscribed as a result.  

This vacancy arises from the current Headteacher’s decision to step down from full-time leadership, though he will remain as CEO of Scalby Learning Trust of which the school is the founding member. It is envisaged that at least two schools will join the Trust in the next academic year.  

We do not accept applications by CV for safeguarding reasons.  

For an Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification please see our website (link above). 

Completed forms should be returned by email to Mrs Cindy Brooke at by 12:00 p.m. on 11th September 2017. Interviews will be held on 10th/11th October 2017.   

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS criminal records check and will also be checked for any prohibition from teaching using the NCTL’s Teacher Services website.   

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

About Scalby School

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  • Scalby School
  • Fieldstead Crescent, Newby, Scarborough
  • North Yorkshire
  • YO12 6TH
  • United Kingdom
+44 1723 362301

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Scarborough is a beautiful coastal town on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. It provides excellent trails for coastal walking and mountain biking and many of our students take advantage of the location, enjoying Duke of Edinburgh Award and other outdoor pursuits.


Scalby School is a thriving, oversubscribed 11-16 mixed comprehensive school with 1020 on roll, serving the north of Scarborough and surrounding villages. It is situated in an attractive residential area about 2.5 miles from the town centre. There are 4 secondary schools which serve the Scarborough area, a centralised Sixth Form College and the larger Yorkshire Coast College which caters for those with vocational aspirations.


Scalby’s motto in “being the best we can be”. It is underpinned by four core values:

1. The school is a learning community.

2. We are ambitious for all our students.

3. Education is more than achieving examinations.

4. Leadership is important at all levels.

Scalby is a calm, purposeful learning environment with a real sense of community. This is exemplified by our commitment to fund-raising for local charities and our strong reputation for sports and performing arts. This includes the school performing at the nationally acclaimed Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Academic results have been consistently good since 2009 with results above the national average. The successful candidate will join a school with an enthusiastic, talented and committed staff and a highly effective leadership team rated “outstanding” by Ofsted.

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