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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 32.43

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 1.2 (£11,406)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • This is an important leadership post within the school’s leadership team as the successful candidate will embrace the Harrogate High School pledge and take responsibility as Learning Director of Mathematics to oversee high quality teaching and learning of the Maths Department.
  • As the Learning Director of Maths, you will be supported by a stable team of subject specialists consisting of four colleagues, including a second in department, that share a vision of excellent teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment, and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other.
  • You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students.

    To be the successful candidate you will

  • Demonstrate inspirational leadership qualities, behaviours and attributes

  • Evidence of successful line management or success in managing a whole school initiative

  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices

  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant School and Trust and for each and every student within it.

What the school offers its staff

  • Harrogate High School is an improving school that has already made rapid improvements with impact shown in strategies that have been implemented. We firmly believe that it is our moral imperative to work hard to give our children and young people the best possible education and the very best start in life.
  • Our shared goal across the Trust is to transform the lives of our students, staff, and community and to inspire each other to keep on developing, improving and simply being curious about all aspects of education. Our moto of Learning First which is underpinned by our CARES values help us deliver the best for our students.

Commitment to safeguarding

Northern Star Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS Criminal check. Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

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About Harrogate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
720 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01756 707600

Harrogate High School is a thriving 11-16 state-maintained independent academy to the North East of Harrogate with approximately 600 students.

We are a friendly, inclusive school small enough to give every student our personal care and attention, but large enough to provide a good breadth and quality of education. We place learning first for all our students, providing good quality teaching and a flexible curriculum within a culture of mutual respect and responsibility. We strongly believe that this is the key to raising the achievement of all our young people.

We are proud of our

Sustained academic improvements and creative curriculum.
Superb new facilities enabling all students to enjoy excellent learning environments.
Flexible curriculum and innovative teaching.
Personalised approach to personal development and well-being.
Shaping our future programme including outstanding careers advice and guidance.
Excellent transition programmes at every key stage and beyond.
Collective responsibility towards our own and wider community.
Our School CARES Values - Courage; Aspiration; Respect; Equality and Self Control

Arranging a visit to Harrogate High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@nsat.org.uk.

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