Teacher of Mathematics and Biology (Maternity Cover) Full Time

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

About the Job

To teach predominantly KS3 classes in Biology and Mathematics for the Summer Term.

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.

The maths department is staffed by seven full-time members of staff who share the teaching responsibilities. The department teaches Mathematics to IGCSE (Edexcel) for all pupils in Years 7 to 11; pupils are taught in sets by ability.  The department is housed in its own rooms and is well resourced with a range of textbooks and other resources.

The biology department is staffed by five full-time subject specialists, each with their own fully-equipped laboratory, supported by a full-time technician.  Pupils follow the Exploring Science curriculum in mixed-ability classes in years 7 and 8, leading to the CIE IGCSE Coordinated Science which is taught from Year 9. If you have a strength in Biology and can also deliver quality Maths teaching we would love to hear from you.

The post would suit both recently qualified and more experienced graduates. A willingness to enter fully into the life of this busy school will be expected.


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.
  • A location that offers fast access into Leeds and Bradford and commutable distance also to Harrogate.
  • 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: 16.04.2018
  • 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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