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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Chemistry, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS1 -UPS3 £30,000-£46,525

Additional allowances

TLR 2a (TLR 2b will be considered for suitable experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic teacher to join the team as an Assistant Head of Science. You will be an outstanding practitioner with the desire, energy and drive to further improve standards of achievement and ensure teaching is of the highest quality across the department. Chemistry is our preferred specialism but this is not a requirement, equally A-Level teaching experience would be desirable.

We are a successful and over-subscribed secondary school in north Leeds, recently graded 'Good' again by Ofsted.

This position is suitable for experienced leaders or aspiring leaders who share our vision of having high aspirations for all students.

We are seeking to appoint a Science teacher who has ambitious aspirations for students and who is aspiring for a leadership role. The successful candidate will share our commitment towards constantly improving our provision and raising achievement in Science and across the school. The department offers Combined and Separate Sciences as well as Post-16 Biology and Chemistry.

Governors and staff at Ralph Thoresby School are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children.

What the school offers its staff

Ralph Thoresby is a good comprehensive school which serves a vibrant local community. 'Pupils take pride in their work' 'This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values, mutual respect and care for others' (Ofsted).

Further details about the role

Governors and staff at Ralph Thoresby School are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires Enhanced Disclosure (DBS).

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About Ralph Thoresby School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1042 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0113 397 9911

The school is a mixed community school with over 1,000 students on role. Approximately 30% of our students come from ethnic minority backgrounds and we have a resource provision for physically impaired students which really adds to the positive and harmonious atmosphere around school. Our superb, modern school building further enhances the atmosphere and supports students’ learning. ‘This is a school where staff and pupils celebrate diversity and promote values of tolerance, mutual respect, and care for others’ (Ofsted).

Arranging a visit to Ralph Thoresby School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@ralphthoresby.com.

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