King James's School, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8EB

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  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L33 £97,256 – L39 £112,601 - (Up to £8k relocation support)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a proven record of success working with secondary age students, have recent and substantial school leadership experience, either as an existing Headteacher, Assistant Head or Deputy Head, and be committed to providing the students with a high-quality education and environment. You must exhibit confidence, empathy and a clear focus on continuing to build a healthy workplace culture to benefit the wellbeing of staff and students.

See the supporting documents for further information.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • An excellent opportunity to provide strategic leadership and direction whilst building upon the high standards already in place.
  • An opportunity to see the huge potential that exists and the time to make our schools outstanding in secondary education.
  • A happy, caring and supportive school, with well-behaved students who respect each other and have a thirst for learning.
  • A Governing Body that is committed to providing support on all matters, including more sensitive or difficult issues - this includes the wellbeing of all staff members – and who are experienced, committed and passionate about our school and ensuring our students reach their potential.
  • Support from the Governing Board, our dedicated staff team, the Boroughbridge High School Headteacher and from the Yorkshire Schools Alliance.
  • An ambitious curriculum, which aims to give everystudent a love for learning and enriching opportunities.

Further details about the role

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children. An online search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment process on information available in the public domain. Candidates should disclose anything that may be relevant in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.
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About King James's School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Arranging a visit to King James's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email julie.crichton@northyorks.gov.uk.

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