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Job details
Employer Ryburn Valley High School
Location Calderdale
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
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 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

• be focused on building strong professional relationships

• be able to motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential 

• be positive and contribute to a ‘can-do’ culture 

• be someone who has a measurable impact as an individual teacher and throughout the school 

• aspire to leadership 

• be committed to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress 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.

Further details and an application form are available from or visit our website Completed applications may be emailed to or posted to the above address for the attention of Mr David Lord, Headteacher.

Deadline: 12:00noon Thursday 8th December 2016. Interviews w/c 12th 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 Bridge
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1422 833386