6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Drama, Music
Working pattern
Contract type
£25,714 - £36,961

Job summary

Full time, permanent
Main Pay Scale (£25,714 - £36,961 depending on experience)
Upper Wharfedale School honours any existing Main Scale/UPS payments
Applications welcome from NQTs or more experienced colleagues.

Required for January 2022, an outstanding music specialist with relevant experience or training to join our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
The successful candidate will have:
• Responsibility for leading and teaching both Music and Drama to the full age and ability range in KS3, and Music/Performing Arts at KS4.
• The ability to promote the effective teaching of Literacy across the school
• The proven ability to teach outstanding lessons and, therefore enable outstanding outcomes for students
• A keen interest in developing extra-curricular activities, including productions, concerts and other performances
• An enthusiasm for wider school developments, including Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education
• High expectations of themselves, other staff and students
• Excellent communication and teamwork skills
• High ambitions for their own professional and career development

Further information about the school can be found on the school website: www.uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from this site.

Completed application forms should be sent by email to: lwade@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs Wade.

Closing date: 9am, Monday 4th October 2021
Interviews: Monday 11th October 2021

Upper Wharfedale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including protecting children from radicalisation. All appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Applying for the job

Please use the school application form.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
331 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01756 752215

About Upper Wharfedale School

Secondary School in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

School location

Wharfeside Avenue, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 5BS

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