Jobs at Huddersfield Grammar School.


Deputy Site Manager

Hours: 9am to 6pm

Salary: £23,000

An exciting opportunity exists to join one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire.

Huddersfield Grammar School seeks a polite, professional team player to join our already established maintenance team. The primary purpose of the role is to perform the duties of Deputy Site Manager providing support for the school in relation to maintenance issues, events set up and health and safety concerns. You will deputise for the Site Manager in relation to all site matters including acting as the deputy Health and Safety Co-ordinator and organising and managing the annual statutory contracts and associated paperwork. The successful candidate will demonstrate good IT literacy, the ability to work within a team, a calm, professional and organised persona who is courteous to pupils, colleagues and parents at all times. Previous experience in hands on site management including plumbing, carpentry and electrical tasks together with previous experience of management of Health and Safety in the workplace are requirements for this role.

Huddersfield Grammar School is a thriving independent school with 550 pupils, with class sizes limited to a maximum of 20 pupils per class. Huddersfield Grammar School also hold a prestigious National Independent Schools’ Association Award for ‘Successful Change Management’. Our award-winning school was recently ranked as a ‘Top 100 School’ by the Sunday Times.

Role Profile

To apply, please complete the attached Application Form and email it to Miss M Barber at Huddersfield Grammar School, at

Closing date: 9am on Monday 4th January 2021

Early applications are encouraged, as the school reserves the right to make an early appointment.

Application form for teaching and non-teaching vacancies.


Huddersfield Grammar School has a positive, professional approach to teaching.

Our teachers are expected to display:

  • a high degree of professionalism in the classroom
  • a lively engagement with the subject-content of their lessons
  • a genuine appreciation for their pupils, and keen interest in their character and development
  • above all, and in all things, a clear commitment to teaching excellence

Joining the teaching staff of a Cognita school offers the attractive prospect of:

  • working with supportive and engaged parents
  • being able to adopt a highly relational approach to teaching
  • generally small classes of respectful and well-motivated pupils
  • active encouragement to full participation in the extra-curricular life of our schools
  • support for your continuing professional development and training from our education team
  • a professional teacher network with which to exchange ideas and share best practice

Our schools offer competitive remuneration packages, which are negotiated by schools on an individual basis. Teaching staff also benefit from generous holiday entitlements.

To apply for a teaching or non-teaching role at Huddersfield Grammar School, please see the Cognita Schools careers page for details of any vacancies.

You will also be able to see all the latest Cognita vacancies and find out more about working for a Cognita school.

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK and/or criminal policy checks for all other countries lived or worked in for a period of 3 months or more since the age of 16 (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

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