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Job details
Employer Boroughbridge High School
Location North Yorkshire
Salary MPS
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Monday 30 October 2017

Contract: Part Time 0.6 FTE

Contract Term: Temporary - Maternity Cover

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who is seeking a new challenging role in a school where ‘Aspiration and Support for all’ is always at the forefront of their students’ lerning? A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Boroughbridge High School for a Geography teacher to join their supportive and friendly team.

We require an enthusiastic and committed teacher of Geography to cover a period of maternity leave starting 30 October until the end of June 2018, in the first instance. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated about teaching and learning and committed to raising the standards of our successful Geography department. The post will be diverse and will give you the opportunity to teach across different key stages ranging from KS3 to KS5; experience teaching across all of these key stages is therefore desirable.

This is an exciting time to join the school as, having gained a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement in January, we are now determined to move to Outstanding. Ofsted commented that ‘Pupils feel well cared for and supported’ and ‘Pupils have very positive attitudes to all aspects of their learning’. The successful applicant will be a huge part of the development of our school and will help us strive to make Bouroughbridge High School an ‘Outstanding’ place for children to learn.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our school we can offer you a range of benefits. As an employee of Boroughbridge High School you will be entitled to our range of rewards on the NYCC ‘Everybody Benefits’ scheme. These include access to free childcare vouchers as well as numerous retail discounts. As a school we will also strive to support you though your professional development. 

Boroughbridge High School is an 11-18 Maintained LA School with 656 students on roll, with 71 in the Sixth Form. It serves a largely rural catchment area, including the attractive market town of Boroughbridge, and drawing some students from the city of Ripon. The school is in a great location and is in easy reach of York, Harrogate, Ripon and Leeds.   

Application forms and further details are available from the school website or by contacting Wendy Firth at the school on 01423 323540.

Completed application forms should be returned via email to or via post to the school address and should be marked for the attention of W Firth.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact the Head of Geography, Andi Kite, on 

Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Monday 25 September 2017

Interviews: W/c Monday 25 September 2017 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment'.

About the employer

Information about Boroughbridge High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Wetherby Road
North Yorkshire
YO51 9JX
United Kingdom
+44 1423 324353