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Selby High School is a thriving, successful, vibrant, forward thinking, caring, popular and energetic secondary school, recognised by the DofE as one of the 100 most improved schools in England in the last four years and with results that place the school in the top 25% of all schools in England.   The ‘can do’ ethos at the school ensures the very best for each and every one of its students.  Following our recent successful OfSTED inspection, everyone at the school is eager to move towards outstanding in every area.  Selby, located in North Yorkshire, benefits from good commuter links with York and Leeds.

Selby High School is an equal opportunities employer. We have a robust child protection policy and are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children and young people.

As a school we work in a positive and supportive environment with learning and teaching at the heart of all that we do. We have committed and talented staff who aim to inspire everyone in our school community with a love of learning and, by doing so, maximising students’ life chances.  We provide all our staff with a laptop computer and a full professional development and induction programme, both of which have been judged to be outstanding.

Please visit our Policies page for the most up to date policies including Safeguarding & Child Protection and the Equalities Scheme which are part of the interview process.


Current Vacancies 


Responsible to:  The Facilities Manager

Salary:  Band 6, SP 15-19, £10,508 - £11,539 (Actual – Pay Award Pending)

Hours:  25 hpw, term time only plus 3 weeks (3.00 pm to 8.00 pm Monday to Friday)

Are you a driven and highly motivated individual who would like to join Selby High School as a Cleaning Supervisor?  The role will require you to support the Facilities Manager and supervise / monitor our team of cleaners to maintain a high standard of cleaning throughout the school site, whilst taking an active role in the cleaning undertaken.

Staff benefits include:

  • Access to discounts and savings at high street retailers through NYCC’s Everybody Benefits Scheme
  • Access to savings on Childcare Vouchers through salary sacrifice
  • Access to local discounts such as at gyms and leisure centres
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

Selby High School is a vibrant establishment where we aspire for everyone to improve on their personal best and strive for excellence in a safe and secure environment.  We are striving for excellence in all that we do and the work we undertake.

To apply please download and send the completed application form for the attention of Caroline Airth:

Please click here for the Application Pack

Closing date for applications: 3pm on Friday 23rd March 2018

Curriculum Area Leader for Modern Foreign Languages

Required:  September, 2018 

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2.2 


Are you ready for an exciting role as leader of our successful Modern Foreign Languages team starting from September, 2018?  Have you already made an impact within your current team, and feel ready to develop your skills further? This is a superb opportunity for an aspiring, imaginative and inspirational teacher to join an established and forward-thinking faculty where you will play a crucial role in taking the team on the next step of its journey.  

In return, we offer you the opportunity to work in a caring school where students achieve and make sustained progress as a result of our ‘can do’ ethos and where your contribution to the MFL Team, the EBacc Faculty, and the school as a whole, will be valued.  Working in a friendly, aspirational school community, we invite you to join us in our commitment to inspire every student with the skills, resilience, independence and confidence they need to achieve their potential. As a leader within the school, we have an extensive CPD programme to support you in your career.  We also provide all our staff with a laptop computer and tablet device.

This is a critical leadership role in a growing Modern Languages Department.  We are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher and middle leader, who possesses the ability, drive and desire to:

  • lead by example in developing learning and teaching
  • take a highly visible and key role within the school
  • help lead, motivate and develop an effective team of language teachers
  • make a difference to the life chances of all our students
  • passionately buy into the school’s ‘can do’ culture
  • embrace the change agenda
  • engage with new technologies

Excellent learning and teaching is at the heart of all that we do and is supported with a full professional development programme and outstanding induction programme. 

Visits to the school from prospective candidates are welcome.  Selby is located in picturesque North Yorkshire and benefits from good commuter links with York and LeedsVisits can be organised by contacting the SLT PA, Caroline Airth on 01757 244833 or 

To apply please download and send the completed application form for the attention of Caroline Airth:

Please click here for the Application Pack

Closing date:  Noon on Monday 26th March 2018


Our Talent Pool


If you would like to join the Teaching Team at Selby High School, and would like us to keep you on record for future positions please complete the application form and return it to



Non Teaching

If you would like to join the Catering Team, Site Team, Cleaning Team or the Administration Team, and would like us to keep you on record for future positions please complete the application form stating what position you would be interested in and return it to

Application Form