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  • Start date details

    September 2023 until the return of the maternity leaver, likely to be July 2024

  • Closing date

    16 April 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - until the return of the maternity leaver, expected July 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 physics 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 physics across the full ability range including the potential to teach A-level physics to KS5
  • 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

TEACHER OF PHYSICS (maternity cover)

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 physics (maternity cover) who is committed to the highest standards of learning, teaching and achievement. This is an exciting opportunity to teach physics and progress your career in a school judged by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’. This role is required from September 2023, until the return of the maternity leaver which is likely to be July 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.

School location

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