Teacher of History Full time post (Part time hours will be considered), Sowerby Bridge

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Ryburn Valley High SchoolSowerby Bridge
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale Teaching Post
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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

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 as soon as possible – An excellent History teacher.  

Why Ryburn? 

"The staff survey and parents’ and carers’ responses to Ofsted’s online questionnaire, Parent View, are overwhelmingly positive and in support of the school. Parents and carers were very clear that they are very happy with the work of the pastoral support teams and the special educational needs department". – Ofsted 2017  

“I have never been to a school where so many pupils hold doors open for staff and one another Pupils are polite and courteous and want to achieve well. They take pride in their work and are continuing to make good progress. They are confident and articulate.” – Geography Teacher 

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

"Ryburn has a fantastic CPDL 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  

A school that changes lives through the support it gives”. - Parent 2017  Ryburn Valley High School is a top performing Academy.

We are a hugely oversubscribed 11 – 18 Comprehensive School with over 1,400 students on roll including 173 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 History teacher;

• be focused on building strong professional relationships; 

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

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. 

Please complete the online application form or visit our website at www.rvhs.co.uk. Further information can be obtained from admin@rvhs.co.uk

Deadline:Tuesday 22nd May 2018.Interviews will take place on Friday 25th May 2018.    Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the Academy.



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Address: St. Peters Avenue, Sowerby, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX6 1DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 832070