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  • Start date details

    June or September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until the return of the maternity leaver, expected June 2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for:

  • a dedicated and passionate teacher of DT who has resilience and a strong, positive work ethic,
  • a commitment to providing high quality lessons to engage, challenge and inspire our students,
  • an individual with the ability to teach DT across the full ability range at KS3,
  • an individual with a strong subject knowledge in D&T Resistant Materials across KS3 and KS4,
  • an individual with desirable skills and subject knowledge within D&T Electronics at KS4,
  • a colleague who is inspirational to colleagues and students and committed to sharing best practice,
  • a strong commitment to extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities.

What the school offers its staff

In return for your commitment we can offer:

  • the opportunity to make a real difference,
  • students with ‘highly positive attitudes to learning,
  • personalised CPD with a strong commitment to professional growth and developing individual career paths,
  • a commitment to mobile technologies,
  • a very calm and orderly school with high expectations and an ethos of trust and care,
  • a committed and established staff and a supportive leadership team, parents and Governors,
  • a location on the edge of Ilkley Moor in beautiful Wharfedale which has recently been judged to be the best place to live in the country,
  • with good transport links to Leeds and Bradford.

Further details about the role


Join a leading school which prides itself on the high quality of education, enrichment and care provided to all and is committed to the wellbeing of students and staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of Design Technology (Resistant Materials specialist, with and a desirable focus of Electronics) who is committed to the highest standards of learning, teaching and achievement. This is an exciting opportunity to teach D&T and progress your career in a school judged by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’.

The successful candidate will also have very high expectations and an unwavering commitment to all students maximising their potential through outstanding learning, teaching and support. This role has a flexible start is required from either June 2023, or September 2023, until the return of the maternity leaver, which is anticipated to be June 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ilkley Grammar School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school. The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment. All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome. All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.

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About Ilkley Grammar School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2083 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

We are an outstanding 11-18 comprehensive academy and the founding school of Moorlands Learning Trust.

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