Current Vacancies

TEACHER OF BIOLOGY (Full time - Autumn Term 2018, maternity cover)
ADMISSIONS ASSISTANT (Permanent post, 24 hours per week, plus 4 set weeks in school holidays)

TEACHER OF BIOLOGY (Autumn Term 2018, maternity cover)

We require an energetic and committed Teacher of Biology for the autumn term, teaching predominantly GCSE and KS3 classes.  This post would suit both experienced teachers seeking an opportunity in a different school, or well-qualified teachers new to the profession.

The Biology Department

The biology department consists of 5 full time specialist teachers, each based in a fully equipped laboratory and a full time biology technician. All labs are equipped with projectors and well-resourced with textbooks and other teaching resources. Most labs have interactive whiteboards or state of the art apple TVs. There are also two well equipped prep rooms for the use of the Scientists.

In years 7 and 8 pupils following the Exploring Science curriculum is taught in mixed-ability classes and is used to build a strong foundation for the following years. From year 9, students work towards the CIE IGCSE in Coordinated Science.

Biology is one of the most popular A level subjects in the school. We have a proud record of successfully preparing students for the most competitive degree courses in medicine, veterinary science, dentistry, pharmacy and Oxbridge degree courses in biology or natural sciences.

Closing Date:  We are seeking to make this appointment as soon as possible and will interview suitable candidates until the post is filled. Please submit your application via the application form (below) and a short covering letter. Candidates may also enclose their C.V. if they wish.


Teaching Post Application form


Admissions Assistant  (to start September 2018)

Type of Position:                              Part time, permanent. Term time plus 4 weeks in the holiday.
Contracted hours:                           24 hours term time only (Mon 8-5pm, Thursday 8-5pm, Friday 8-5pm)
4 set weeks in School holidays:
October half term/February half term/Last 2 weeks in August
Open Mornings required – 2 Saturdays and 2 evenings a year.
Salary:                                                  £10,000 pa (including paid holiday)
Reporting to:                                     Admissions Officer

Objectives of role:

To support the Admissions Officer in processing all admissions for all pupil entries across the School.
To be a prominent public representative providing excellent customer service and promoting the values, attributes and aims of Woodhouse Grove.
To develop and foster effective working relationships with academic and support colleagues with the aim of ensuring a clear and efficient admissions process across all the school.

Letters of application, together with CV and completed application form should be addressed to:

Mrs Amy Snow
HR Assistant
Woodhouse Grove School Apperley Bridge
West Yorkshire BD10 0NR

Telephone: 0113 250 2477

Admissions Assistant Job Description


Application Form




15 hours per week between 5.30 am and 8.30 am.
Monday to Friday inclusive.

Pay £8.45 per hour  52 week contract + holidays

Extra hours may be available to cover holidays and absence.

Start Date: as soon as possible, subject to DBS and references

This role does not attract entitlement to remission of school fees


Application Form