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Job details
Employer Wakefield Girls' High School
Location Wakefield
Salary MPS/UPS
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Maternity Cover Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts November 2017

Wakefield Girls' High School, Senior School (GSA Day School, 685 Girls 11 – 18 years)  Wakefield Girls’ High School Senior School aims to give a good all round education to each pupil, encouraging academic excellence, nurturing talents, developing an individual's potential and emphasising traditional values in the modern context.  Our reputation as a centre of educational excellence and extra-curricular activities is widely acknowledged in Yorkshire and beyond.   Ours is an extremely successful and happy school.     

Teacher of Humanities (Temporary Maternity Cover)  

We are looking for an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher to join our ambitious staff team, from November 2017. This temporary role is offered on a part time basis, 0.8 FTE.  

The successful candidate will teach highly motivated students across KS3, delivering Geography, History and RS lessons. Whilst a Geography specialism is preferred, an interest and passion across these subjects is essential, along with a willingness to deliver excellent teaching across three subject areas.  

The Humanities Faculty enjoys excellent examination results, specialised resources and an extensive portfolio of fieldtrips and educational visits.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work with talented pupils and dedicated staff.  

Applications are equally welcome from newly qualified teachers (for whom statutory induction would be provided) or from more experienced applicants.  

The position is temporary to cover maternity leave until July 2018. Salary is MPS/UPS.   The Teachers’ Pension Scheme is also applicable.  As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.   

Further details and an application form can be obtained from our website or The Head, Wakefield Girls’ High School, Wentworth Street, Wakefield WF1 2QS.  

Tel: 01924 231609.                                                              


Applications by CV will not be accepted.  

Closing date for applications: 4.00 pm Friday, 29th September 2017

About the employer

Wakefield Girls' High School, a selective independent school for girls aged 11-18, first opened its doors in 1878, at a time when the educational and social emancipation of women was accelerating. It occupies an extensive site in a conservation area ...

Information about Wakefield Girls' High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 11 - 19 years
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Locations and contacts

Wentworth Street
West Yorkshire
United Kingdom
+44 1924 231601