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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR2b of £5,348

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate, hardworking and focused individual who understands how to build a culture and ethos that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all students? Do you believe that you can secure outstanding outcomes for all students in a safe, vibrant, and happy school? Are you passionate about Music and inspiring your team to achieve even greater success? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

What will you get in return?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established, creative and dedicated team, working closely with a supportive Senior Leadership team under the direction of a collaborative trust wide approach.

You will also benefit from fantastic support from the central Trust team, the school improvement team and your fellow leaders of the other schools in the trust. With expertise on hand to support you in areas such as curriculum design, you’re free to do what you do best at this wonderful school. At Ryburn Valley you’ll find a strong foundation where you can make a real difference to the lives of up to 1500 children and young people and our local community.

You’ll be joining a school and Trust which is all about putting staff first – with numerous wellbeing initiatives and social events to enjoy each term!

In addition to this you will benefit from:

  • Automatic enrolment to the Teacher Pension Fund West Yorkshire Pension Fund
  • Staff development through appraisal and CPD
  • Collaboration with Trust colleagues in similar roles
  • Working as part of a creative and supportive team who want the best for all of our students
  • Free Parking
  • An onsite Gym
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Regular well being activities
  • Regular social activities and sport

If our school sounds like a place in which you could really make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.

Please see our Applicant Pack below for further details


Could we be a good fit for each other? If you’d like a chat about the role, or have any questions, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Carrie Burbidge our Personal Assistant to the Senior Leadership Team via c.burbidge@ryburn.tlt.school

If you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return it to recruitment@tlt.school by the deadline.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are expected to behave in a way that supports this commitment and are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will undertake an online public search in line with guidance from the Department for Education and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Ryburn Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1658 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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