Would you like a career in the heart of the ‘Happy Valley’?

Ryburn is a truly special place to work and study. We aim to “inspire students with a love of learning, a zest for life and genuine confidence to excel in a colourful world”.

Why Ryburn?

“The focus here is ‘people’, staff and students, and ensuring that everyone reaches their full potential." - Media Teacher  
"Ryburn has a fantastic CPD programme and courses are readily available to improve your teaching and learning. Working here has really helped develop my skills as a teacher." - Maths NQT
"The key to making Ryburn a pleasant school to work in is the students. They have a lot of pride in where they go to school and realise the importance of trying their hardest to succeed." - English Teacher  
“This is a Good School. Relationships between students and with staff are very positive so learning takes place in an atmosphere of mutual respect.” OfSTED 2013

Current Vacancies


Trainee Teachers with Mosaic

MOSAIC Teacher Training Calderdale is calling for talented graduates to apply for the latest round of its teacher training programme.

The MOSAIC Teacher Training partnership, led by The Crossley Heath School, is in its fourth year and is currently training 24 new teachers across Calderdale secondary schools. From September 2017 it will be working with Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Trinity University and Teamworks TSA to provide training for up to 30 new teachers in nine local schools including Ryburn Valley High School.

We are looking for potential teachers to train with us starting in September 2017 through the unsalaried School Direct programme in the following subjects:

  • English
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • MFL (French, German, Spanish)
  • Design Technology
  • Art and Design
  • Religious Studies
  • Business Studies
  • Computing
  • Music
  • Geography
  • History

We also have some salaried places in English, Maths and Geography.

Recruitment for this is handled externally. Contact mosaicteachertraining@gmail.com.

Closing date: August 2017.