Upper Wharfedale School is a small rural secondary school based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. It provides a nurturing environment for young people to thrive. It is a great place to work with a fantastic team approach where all staff and students know each other.

Upper Wharfedale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including protecting children from radicalisation. All appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and all staff share this responsibility.

We do not currently have any vacancies.

School Administrator

Term time only – including training days – permanent

Band C/D (£8,136 – £8,397) (SCP 3-6)

15 hours per week

Required for June 2024, an outstanding candidate with relevant experience to join our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Vibrant with high expectation of themselves and students.
  • Calm, caring and patient.
  • Able to work well as part of a team.
  • Competent in using IT Software.
  • Willing to learn and engage in professional development and training.

Completed application forms and supporting letters should be sent by email to: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs S Neill.

Closing date: Friday 7th June 2024 at 9.00 am.

Interview date: Week beginning Monday 10th June 2024.

Examination Invigilators

Casual and flexible hours during examination periods

Grade C (£12.00 per hour – pay award pending)

Required as soon as available, enthusiastic individuals to join the invigilation team at our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

You will assist the Exams and Data Manager in ensuring the fair and proper conduct of examinations and tests according to the school’s and Awarding Organisation rules, in an environment that enables students to perform at their best.

Full training will be provided and the successful candidate will be supported as they become familiar with examination regulations and procedures.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable.
  • Calm, responsible and methodical in order to help supervise our examinations, internal assessments and mock exams.
  • Organised, self-confident and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to multitask.
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Be committed to inclusively supporting young people in their examinations and assessments with the aim of running examinations smoothly.
  • Be available at the end of November/start of December and during May/June each year.

Owing to the common examination timetable used by the Awarding Organisations, across the UK, this post is not suitable for individuals currently employed as an examinations invigilator at another centre.

An application form and job description is available below, or can be requested by email to the Exams and Data Manager, Mr S Willis, at exams@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk.

Cleaning Staff

£12.00 per hour – pay award pending

Minimum 15 hours per week – flexible hours available – permanent

Required as soon as possible

Upper Wharfedale School works with Communihire who manage our facilities outside of school hours, allowing local groups to make use of our fantastic building and equipment. Please find below any vacancies they are currently offering.

Communihire is a third party organisation and therefore the vacancy below falls outside of our recruitment policy and procedures. However, full DBS clearance is mandatory for all people working within the school.

We are on the lookout for enthusiastic and reliable people to join our team!

Communihire are the lettings manager for all facility hire at Upper Wharfedale School and South Craven School. We are looking for Lettings Site Staff to work onsite at Upper Wharfedale School on both evenings and weekends from September. This would be part time with some cover shifts when required and done on a rota basis.

Outline of the Role

You will be responsible for overseeing external facility hire at UWS. You will be required to help set up for respective users (swim schools, badminton, football clubs, community groups etc), welcome them and their customers and help them with any queries or questions they may have.

UWS is a school site and therefore, it is paramount that one of the main responsibilities of this role is to ensure all facilities are respected as such and left clean and tidy ready for use as a school. You will also be responsible for opening and locking up the facilities in use.

Teacher of PE

0.7 FTE Permanent

(This academic year: Monday all day, Wednesday all day, Thursday morning and Friday all day)

Main/Upper Pay Scale (£19,600 – £30,578 pro-rata [0.7FTE], depending on experience) (Teachers pay award 2023 not included, subject to change)

Upper Wharfedale School honours any existing Main Pay Range/UPR payments.

Applications welcome from ECTs or more experienced colleagues.

Required for January/February 2024, an outstanding candidate with relevant experience or training to join our welcoming, happy and over-subscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Responsibility for teaching PE to the full age and ability range throughout the school, up to and including GCSE
  • The ability to promote the effective teaching of Literacy and Numeracy across the school
  • The proven ability to teach outstanding lessons in PE and therefore enable outstanding outcomes for students
  • An enthusiasm for wider school developments, including Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education and involvement in an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities
  • High expectations of themselves, other staff and students
  • Excellent communication and teamworking skills
  • High ambitions for their own professional and career development

Further information about the school can be found on the school website: www.uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from this site.

Completed application forms and supporting letters should be sent by email to: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs A Dalglish.

Closing date: Monday 23rd October 2023 at 9am

Upper Wharfedale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including protecting children from radicalisation. All appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Teacher of Food Tech

FTE Temporary (Part Time Considered)

Main/Upper Pay Scale (£30,000 – £46,525 pro-rata [1.0FTE], depending on experience)

Upper Wharfedale School honours any existing Main Pay Range/UPR payments.

Applications welcome from ECTs or more experienced colleagues.

Early applications will be considered.

Required for Summer Term 2024, an outstanding candidate with relevant experience or training to join our welcoming, happy and over-subscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Responsibility for teaching Food Tech to the full age and ability range throughout the school, up to and including GCSE
  • The ability to promote the effective teaching of Literacy and Numeracy across the school
  • The proven ability to teach outstanding lessons and therefore enable outstanding outcomes for students
  • An enthusiasm for wider school developments, including Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural Education and involvement in an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities
  • High expectations of themselves, other staff and students
  • Excellent communication and teamworking skills
  • High ambitions for their own professional and career development

Further information about the school can be found on the school website: www.uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Dalglish: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

Closing date: Friday 23rd February 2024 at 9am

Upper Wharfedale School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, including protecting children from radicalisation. All appointments made are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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Student Support Officer

Term Time Only, Permanent
BAND E (£20,025.40 – £21,052.94 Pro Rata)
37 hours per week, plus evening events

Required for January 2024, an outstanding candidate with relevant experience to join our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Vibrant with high expectation of themselves and students
  • Passionate about learning with a belief in nurturing all students to be the best they can be
  • Calm, caring and patient
  • An outstanding team player
  • Able to motivate and enthuse students through a commitment to equal opportunities, with a particular interest in the development and progress of students with behavioural or social and emotional difficulties
  • Skilled in conflict resolution and able to motivate and inspire.
  • Excellent with communication and teamwork
  • Ambitious for their own professional and career development

Completed application forms and supporting letters should be sent by email to: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs A Dalglish.

Closing date: 9am, 12th January 2024

Learning Support Assistant

Salary: Grade C (£14,796.00 - £15,503.01 Pro Rata)

27 hours per week - term time only - permanent

Required as soon as possible: an outstanding candidate to join our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidates will be:

  • Positive and optimistic with high expectations of themselves and students
  • Passionate about learning
  • Caring and patient
  • Able to work well as part of a team
  • Ambitious for their own professional development and learning
  • Able to motivate and enthuse students
  • A commitment to equal opportunities, with a particular interest in the development and progress of students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
  • Enthusiastic about the wider development of our students (such as through extra-curricular provision and enrichment)
Completed application forms should be sent by email to: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs A Dalglish.
Closing date: 9am, 19th January 2024

School Administrator (Finance)

Term time only including training days plus two weeks, Permanent BAND D (£16,413.63 - £17,017.06) (SCP 4-6) 32 hours per week  

We are looking for an outstanding candidate with relevant experience to join our popular, oversubscribed school in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Vibrant with high expectation of themselves and students
  • Passionate about learning with a belief in nurturing all students to be the best they can be
  • Calm, caring and patient
  • An outstanding team player
  • Able to provide an administrative support service to the Headteacher and wider school
  • Excellent organisational skills are essential in order to handle the variety of tasks
  • Ambitious for their own professional and career development

Further information about the school can be found on the school website: www.uws.n-yorks.sch.uk

An application form, job description and person specification can be downloaded from this site.

Completed application forms and supporting letters should be sent by email to: admin@uws.n-yorks.sch.uk marked for the attention of Mrs Dalglish.

Closing date: 12pm Friday 3rd February 2023.