Jobs at Huddersfield Grammar School.

We are seeking to appoint;

 

Deputy Head (Achievement) – Huddersfield Grammar School


An exceptional candidate is sought for the post of Deputy Head (Achievement) at
one of the leading all-through independent schools in West Yorkshire. The successful candidate in this new role will lead and manage the day-to-day curricular, assessment and reporting functions of Huddersfield Grammar School. S/he will provide professional leadership and guidance for excellent practice across each of these areas, and across all phases of the school, to enable the fulfilment of ambitious plans for school development.


The post will suit a forward-thinking, dynamic and caring individual with a firm
commitment to propelling all pupils to impressive rates of progress, whilst
developing an innovative curriculum that embeds stretch and challenge, and
develops character.


This role is a key post on the SMT and would suit an ambitious individual with
aspirations towards headship.

The application form for this post can be viewed at the bottom of this page.

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@huddersfield-grammar.co.uk, or
completed via the ‘Quick Apply’ button on the TES website.


If you wish to arrange an informal discussion with the Headmaster regarding this
post, please contact the recruitment team through the above email address.


Closing date for applications: Monday 5th February 2018

downloadDeputy Head (Achievement) Role Profile

downloadDeputy Head (Achievement) Person Specification

 

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.

Out of School Club and Holiday Club Playworker – Huddersfield Grammar School

 Term time plus five weeks

3pm to 6pm during term time

8am to 6pm for five weeks during the school holidays

0.41 full time equivalent

Salary £8.24 per hour plus holiday pay (£9.23 per hour)

We are looking for applicants who are well organised, efficient, friendly and flexible to join our thriving independent day school for pupils aged 3-16 years. We are looking for a strong candidate to join our team of playworkers in the Out of School Provision which includes both a breakfast and after school provision every day during the term and a holiday club during school holidays. The provision is very much part of the Huddersfield Grammar School offering and has access to all school facilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification in Childcare or an equivalent qualification. A paediatric first aid certificate is desirable but not essential.

Applicants should be passionate about working with children and reliable, responsible and willing to manage and work as part of a team. Previous experience within a school environment, or working with children, is essential.

For an application form and further details, please visit our school website www.huddersfield-grammar.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th January 2018.

 

downloadPerson Specification Level 3 Playworker

 

downloadRoles & Resp For The Level 3 Playworker

 

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/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

 

Application form for teaching and non-teaching vacancies.

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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).