Additional Needs Specialist (ICT & General), Sowerby Bridge

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Ryburn Valley High SchoolSowerby Bridge
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Start date: November 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 2/3 (£10,944 - £12,304) 30 hours per week - (Hours increased)
Contract term: Permanent

Would you like a career in the heart of the ‘Happy Valley’?

Ryburn is a truly special place to work and study. We aim to “inspire students with a love of learning, a zest for life and genuine confidence to excel in a colourful world”. 

Why Ryburn?   

"The focus here is ‘people’, staff and students, and ensuring that everyone reaches their full potential." - Media Teacher  

"Ryburn has a fantastic CPD programme and courses are readily available to improve your teaching and learning. Working here has really helped develop my skills as a teacher." - Maths NQT 

"The key to making Ryburn a pleasant school to work in is the students. They have a lot of pride in where they go to school and realise the importance of trying their hardest to succeed." - English Teacher   

“This is a Good School. Relationships between students and with staff are very positive so learning takes place in an atmosphere of mutual respect.” OfSTED 2017 

Ryburn Valley High School is a top performing Academy. We are a hugely oversubscribed 11 – 18 Comprehensive School with over 1,450 students on roll including 250 in the Sixth Form. We aim for exceptional achievement for all by developing world class teaching and nurturing meaningful relationships based on our values, warmth, humour and trust.

We have very high expectations of staff and invest heavily in their development. Career opportunities are rich in the coming years.  

The successful candidate will be:

•an excellent Additional Needs Specialist

•collaborative, building strong professional relationships 

•energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude 

•someone who has a measurable impact as an Additional Needs Specialist   

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the Academy.  

To apply for this role, please complete the attached application .

If you need any further information please contact Jo Lumb at For more information about the School please visit our website 

Deadline: 12.00 noon Friday 13th October 2017

Interviews will take place on w/c 16th October 2017

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More about Ryburn Valley High School
Address: St. Peters Avenue, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 1DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 832070