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Job details
Employer Ryburn Valley High School
Location Calderdale
Salary L8 - L11
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or earlier

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”. Required for September 2017 – An excellent teacher with outstanding leadership skills who can inspire students and staff.

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 2013

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 teacher with a record of outstanding leadership  
  • collaborative, building strong professional relationships  
  • able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential  
  • energetic and have a ‘can-do’ attitude  
  • someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school  
  • confident and aspire to Senior Leadership  
  • committed to the happiness and well-being of everyone at the school

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 click on the 'Apply now' button and complete the attached application form.

Please return completed application forms to j.lumb@rvhschool.co.uk or post to the above address for the attention of Mr David Lord, Headteacher.

For more information about the School please visit our website www.rvhs.co.uk.  

Deadline: 12.00 noon 30th November 2016.
 Interviews w/c 5th December 2016

About the employer

Information about Ryburn Valley High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

St. Peters Avenue
Sowerby
Sowerby Bridge
West Yorkshire
HX6 1DF
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
+44 1422 833386