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Job details
Employer Parkside School
Location Cullingworth, Bradford
Salary SO1 Point 29 to Point 31 Term Time + 5 Days (allocated around examination results days)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter

Parkside School was judged as a GOOD school by OFSTED in October 2016 and was also shortlisted for the following awards:

· The Telegraph & Argus Education Awards – in the category of School Improvement (Highly commended)

· Sky Sports Awards for education (Top 10 schools nationally)

Parkside is a rapidly improving school situated in a rural situation, close to Haworth, West Yorkshire, with good transport links to both Bradford and Leeds. It is a popular and oversubscribed 11 to 18 co-educational school with around 1100 students on role. Due to the improvements instigated over the last two/three years and also to address the increased need for provision in the community, from September 2017, the school will be engaging in an expansion programme. This will take the school to 210 students on entry, up from the current 180 and will increase the school in size to approximately 1275 (including sixth form) over the next 5 years.

OFSTED October 2016 commented:

“Senior leaders have been successful in improving the quality of teaching and pupils’ progress since the last inspection”

“The Headteacher and his senior team lead the school with energy, drive and determination…”

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is good…”

“…Parents agree that their children are safe”

“Relationships between staff and pupils are very positive and the school’s expectations of behaviour are high”

“Across a broad range of subjects, pupils currently in the school are making good progress from their starting points…”

“Teaching and Learning in the sixth form are good…”

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, innovative, and highly skilled Data Manager

The successful applicant will report directly to the Deputy Headteacher (Assessment and Curriculum)  and it is expected they will support the strategic direction and development of the faculty across all areas and exam courses. 

The successful applicant will be joining a school that has:

· Improving results and progress across all Key Stages;

· Worked strategically to enhance the progress of its students at all Key Stages;

· A dedicated staff who are hardworking, enthusiastic and collaborative in their approach to working together;

· A supportive environment where staff development is an essential aspect of career development

We are seeking to appoint:

· A person with a passion for inspiring and impacting on students’ lives

· A candidate with high expectations of themselves and their colleagues

· A dedicated colleague who is keen to make a significant contribution to raising the attainment and progress of students further and helping to producing successful, independent learners for the future

· A person who is flexible / adaptable and can ‘react’ to ever changing day to day situations within a school environment

· A person with good attendance

Visits are welcome and these can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher, Mr Andy Taylor, via his PA Mrs Jill Britton on 

If you are as excited by this challenge as we are and you think this might be the role for you, please apply by following the link below, having taken note of the attachments, by the closing date of Monday 16th October 2017 at 12:00 noon 

Successful candidates will be contacted for interview, which will be undertaken W/C 16th October 2017

The School has adopted the principles of Safer Recruitment and will safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to do the same. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Parkside School is an Equal Opportunities Employer

About the employer

Thank you for your interest in Parkside School. As the Headteacher appointed in September 2013, it has been my privilege to lead the school during a time of significant educational change; one that has seen the school significantly improve student’s ...

Information about Parkside School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Foundation
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Parkside Terrace
West Yorkshire
BD13 5AD
United Kingdom
+44 1535 274693