Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Part time
0.2 fte to cover Monday and Tuesday mornings (with the possibility of extra hours for catch up tutoring)
Contract type
Fixed term (Minimum of one term)

Job summary


Temporary Teacher of Maths
0.2 fte MPS / UPS
(to work Monday and Tuesday mornings
with the possibility of extra hours for catch up tutoring)

About Skipton Girls’ High School
We provide an excellent and challenging education which seeks to enable all students to make maximum progress in their learning and gain a great sense of personal development and achievement. We strongly believe in personalisation and encouraging enquiring minds. The school highly values the importance of developing a community environment in which mutual respect and individual talents are nurtured.

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Maths teacher. The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in the academic, pastoral and social life of the school, to act as personal tutor and to take part in the school's programme of professional development.

We have a fantastic team of staff and you will be fully supported by an experienced faculty lead, who shares a vision of effective teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other all the time.

About You
We are seeking a well-qualified, lively, highly motivated specialist and innovative thinker to further strengthen the provision in Maths in this outstanding school.

You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to teach effectively at KS4 and a specialism in Maths is essential. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and thriving Multi-Academy Trust and a highly successful SCITT to develop your career in a Nationally recognised school of excellence.

We can offer a commitment to your professional development, the opportunity to work in part with colleagues from primary and secondary schools across the MAT and the chance to be a part of something truly special. If you want to make a difference and are committed to improving life changes for children, we would love to meet you and show you around our fantastic school.

Further information and an application form are available from the school website or by email request to Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 29th November 2021
Interviews: w/c 29th November 2021

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.

Applying for the job

Further information and an application form are available from the school website or by email request to Please note CVs will not be accepted.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
873 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About Skipton Girls' High School

Skipton Girls' High School is a co-founder of Northern Star Academies Trust (NSAT). Northern Star Academies Trust is a thriving multi-academy trust in the north of England and comprising 8 schools: Skipton Girls’ High School, Harrogate High School, New Park Primary Academy, Hookstone Chase Primary School, Eastwood Community Primary School, Holycroft Primary School, Starbeck Primary School and Greatwood Community Primary School. NSAT champions the learning of students, teachers, and all associate staff. We are highly committed to providing a high quality educational and learning experience for all. Our unique cross-phase partnership works to develop strong schools, able to serve their local community by providing high quality learning experiences and resources.

Skipton Girls’ High School is an 11-18 all girls’ grammar school of approx. 900 students, established in 1886. In April 2011, we gained Academy Status, an important step in securing the future of the school. We are selective on entry to Year 7 however operate a fully comprehensive Sixth Form (of whom 250+ are in the Sixth Form) comprising of students joining us from at least 15 local schools – this makes for an exciting and diverse Post 16 community.

We are regularly among the highest achieving schools in the country. In 2018 we were ranked second highest achieving state school in the North of England for combined GCSE and A level results in the Times Parent Power Poll.

Reported by Ofsted (March 2008) as an “Outstanding School”, we were delighted to have this judgement reaffirmed in April 2011. An outward facing school we continue to work as an SSAT Leading Edge and a DFE/NCTL National Support School. Our work with partner institutions has focussed on the personalisation of teaching and learning through the development of lesson study, assessment, and innovative technologies. All staff fully participate in research-engaged practice through our whole school professional development community. Teachers in a selective girls’ school are spared some challenges faced by colleagues in other areas, and the rewards of working with able students and their parents is exciting and interesting, and expectations of staff are extremely high. The staff team at Skipton Girls’ High School combine strong academic qualifications with a high level of commitment. We believe we provide a challenging, but highly supportive environment to work and grow as an educator.

The school has demonstrated a strong commitment to both teacher development and to supporting the wider school system. Northern Lights School Centred Teacher Training is based in Skipton Girls’ High School, working with a range of partner schools across the region. Through the NSAT Foundation, the school engages with a wide variety of local schools and organisations to support teacher development and leadership alongside a commitment to school improvement. The NSAT foundation leads on this work internally and externally, offering a unique range of opportunities to aspiring leaders and teachers. We promote the very best in professional practice to ensure that all students can access the very best education.

Arranging a visit to Skipton Girls' High School

Further information and an application form are available from the school website or by email request to

School location

Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1QL

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