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  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Latest start date

    6 November 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  • 0.8 FTE Permanent (This academic year: Four Days Per Week) Main/Upper Pay Scale (£22,396.56 – £34,942.63 pro-rata [0.8FTE], depending on experience) Upper Wharfedale School honours any existing Main Pay Range/UPR payments. Applications welcome from ECTs or more experienced colleagues.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22396.56 - £31043.23

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Create and establish a climate which enables students to develop and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Raise standards of student attainment and achievement within Science and monitor and support student progress.
  • Deliver high quality lessons which meet the needs of all students, including those with SEND and the most able.
  • To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies.
  • Work with other staff within the Science Curriculum Area to set appropriate targets for all students, using a range of data (including levels of progress, ASP, CATs,etc) and monitor progress towards these, with appropriate and timely intervention when necessary.
  • Work with colleagues in the Science Curriculum Area to formulate plans which have coherence and relevance to the needs of the individual students and to the aims and objectives of Upper Wharfedale School.
  • Ensure there is development of students’ literacy, numeracy and ICT skills through the subject.
  • Ensure that feedback is provided to students in accordance with the school’s feedback policy.
  • Provide appropriate extra-curricular activities to motivate and engage students
  • Implement and monitor agreed school policies and procedures, including those relating to the delivery of the cross-curricular themes, Literacy, Numeracy, Information Technology and Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education.
  • Maintain effective behaviour management and adhere to whole school agreed procedures including the Positive Attitude to Learning Policy;
  • Take an active role in promoting the subject and whole school to local primary schools
  • Ensure that Health and Safety issues are followed effectively and consistently
  • Promote whole school Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education throughout the school, including contributing to assemblies
  • Play a full part in the life of Upper Wharfedale School; to support its ethos and to encourage all students and staff to follow this example.
  • Model the behaviours of a professional at all times.

What the school offers its staff

  • An investment in your professional and career development, to enable you to become ready for the next stage in your career
  • Opportunities to observe and learn from outstanding practice
  • Access to professional development at other local schools
  • North Yorkshire County Council’s employee assistance programme with access to discounted products, health and wellbeing services and car leasing plans.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Upper Wharfedale School

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

Secondary School in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Arranging a visit to Upper Wharfedale School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email adalglish@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk.

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