Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 32.43

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2a may be considered for the right candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Desired Criteria

  • Masters Degree in relevant subject or further educational studies
  • Strong evidence of continued professional development

(Please see the Person specification for a full list)

Essential Criteria

  • Good honours graduate in Computer Science or Computer Science related subject (preferable 2:1 or first class graduate)
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Successful teaching experience of Computer Science at all key stages
  • Proven track record of at least good teaching in subject area
  • Ability to teach Computer Science at A Level
  • A confident teacher who has a strong rapport with students of all abilities

(Please see the Person specification for a full list)

What the school offers its staff

  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities.
  • Maternity, Shared Parental, Paternity, and Adoption pay.
  • Onsite canteen.
  • A huge range of discounts to help you save money across hundreds of the UK’s favourite high-street and online retailers through our lifestyle benefits provider Vivup.

We have a fantastic team of staff and you will be fully supported by an experienced Curriculum Leader who shares our vision of effective teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction. We are collaborative and outward facing and fully committed to helping each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we learn from each other all the time.

Further details about the role

Job Description

Northern Star Academies Trust seek to recruit the very best people to work across our Trust Partnership.

Skipton Girls’ High School is a highly successful school with extremely high aspirations for every student.

We believe that education has the power to transform lives and that is why we strive to provide young people with an innovative, dynamic and academic learning environment which is not constrained by gender stereotypes.

Our teachers are outstanding subject specialists who understand how to shape and personalise learning at the highest levels to meet the needs of every individual. Relationships between staff and students are very strong and we offer the best pastoral care in a warm and supportive environment that empowers students. The successful candidate will play a full part in the academic, pastoral and social life of the school, act as personal tutor and take part in our research driven programme of professional development.

We seek to appoint a Computer Science specialist who is excited about the future of this important subject and its role in education. In return, the opportunity to teach in a school with outstanding behaviour and a reputation for high quality, research informed training and professional development.

Computer Science is an essential component of the SGHS curriculum, and we are excited about the opportunities it brings to our students to ensure they are fully prepared for the modern world. Our students learn about Cyber Security and Cyber Crime, App Design, Coding and AI. We are responsive and future focused, so our curriculum evolves with the modern world. We are seeking a lively, highly motivated specialist and innovative thinker to further strengthen the provision in the computing department. The successful candidate will be ready to take on the challenge of developing our curriculum in tandem with the fast growth of this sector.

To provide and be accountable for high quality teaching and learning, contributing to the development of outstanding progress across Skipton Girls High School in line with the stated aims and objectives of the Skipton Girls High School.

All teachers are expected to demonstrate high standards of personal and professional conduct and as a minimum, act within the statutory frameworks which set out professional duties and standards inside and outside Skipton Girls High School.

Interviews to take place Wednesday 22nd May 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance. 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 Skipton Girls' High School

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

Skipton Girls’ High School is known for its culture of excellence: our students are articulate, confident and future focused. During their time with us, students are taught that success is created when you learn from mistakes, treat others with compassion and celebrate the power that diversity within communities brings. Skipton Girls’ High School fosters a sense of belonging through our vertical tutoring system that joins together the whole school community to learn and support one another. Our curriculum is designed to challenge students academically and encourages deep thinking and creativity. Teachers are experts in their subjects and are committed to helping students flourish in their personal development. They nurture and inspire our students to think beyond the classroom and prepare them for the outside world. Above all, we are preparing our students for a world beyond Skipton Girls’ High School, where they can stand tall and realise their full potential.

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