Teacher of English and Drama (Maternity Cover) Full Time

Posted: 13.12.2017    Closes: 22.01.2018    Interview Date: W/c 22nd January

About the Job

From September 2018 to Easter 2019 – 2 Terms.

This role is ideal for someone looking for a superb opportunity to step into an exciting career at our prestigious School. Enjoy Teaching in a fantastic location within an ideal commutable distance into nearby Leeds and Harrogate.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher of English and Drama. You will have plenty of energy and enthusiasm and will also understand the commitment required in a large and vibrant day and boarding school. The post would suit both recently qualified and more experienced graduates. A willingness to enter fully into the life of this fantastic school is expected.

The drama department consists of two subject specialists, who work within a dedicated Drama classroom, the Drama Studio and the school’s 200+ capacity theatre. The successful candidate could be expected to teach Year 12 and/or Year 10 drama (Eduqas) as part of this role.

The English department consists of 8 specialists preparing students for GCSEs and IGCSEs in English and three A-level courses in the sixth form.

If you understand how to deliver quality English Lessons and can also deliver exciting and engaging Drama Teaching we would love to hear from you.


What you can expect with Woodhouse Grove School

  • Excellence in all areas that prepares and leads students to Oxford and Cambridge Universities.
  • Woodhouse Grove is one of the North’s leading independent co-educational day and boarding schools for 700 11-18 year olds.
  • Superb teaching, sporting and performing arts facilities.
  • The school campus enjoys a lovely rural setting set amongst 70 acres in the broad Aire Valley.
  • Woodhouse Grove operates its own pay scale with salaries above the maintained sector.


The closing date for applications is 9:00am on Monday 22nd January. Interviews will take place on the 24th or 25th January.


How to Apply:

Please download the Application Form below. When completed please return along with a covering letter (no more than 500 words) FAO The Headmaster Mr James Lockwood. Send to:

The Headmasters Secretary, Woodhouse Grove School, Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire, BD10 ONR. Telephone: 0113 250 2477; Fax: 0113 250 5290; Email:

Alternatively you may Sign in for Free and submit to the school via the apply button.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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  • Location: Leeds
  • Start Date: 01.09.2018
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary : Independent Pay Sector Scale

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Woodhouse Grove School

Woodhouse Grove School

Woodhouse Grove, Apperley Bridge, Leeds, BD10 0NR,

t: 0113 250 2477

Situated on the rural edge of Leeds with a 70 acre campus. We have extensive grounds conveniently located close to major air, railway and motorway networks. Woodhouse Grove provides a first class all round education for boys and girls .
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