At Rastrick High School we pride ourselves on providing a challenging and creative education
We are committed to developing the best teaching possible. We want every lesson to be ‘outstanding’ and never less than ‘good’. As a result, our student outcomes are among the top comprehensive schools in Calderdale and the wider region.
Our current vacancies are available to view by clicking our -> TES profile page
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At Rastrick, we believe that teaching is our core business and that teachers need to love the craft of teaching, love to talk about it, get a buzz from doing it and are enthused when they see students achieve great results.
Rastrick High School is an enriching and exciting place to work; we have superb students, committed & highly skilled staff and a focus on delivering the highest possible quality classroom teaching.
Our staff are our most valuable asset. We are growing and developing all the time and are always looking for enthusiastic, committed teachers to join our team.
We are particularly interested in hearing from teachers of English, Maths and Science.
If you would like to send us your CV, please email Sally Mason, HR Lead, at email@example.com, including information about the sort of role you are looking for.
Rastrick High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.
Rastrick High School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Newly qualified, energetic and bursting with enthusiasm?
Then we would like to hear from you!
To ensure you have the very best start on your journey to being an outstanding teacher, alongside our partner the Trinity Teaching School Alliance, we will offer you full support including:
- Subject Mentor
- Professional Mentor
- NQT CPD Training Programme (Sept – April)
- Opportunity to apply for the Leadership Development Programme (April onwards)
Are you interested in becoming a teacher or finding out more about what it takes?
Rastrick High School works alongside two ITT Providers to offer Secondary teaching training placements in school.
Kirklees and Calderdale SCITT is an established provider of Initial Teacher Training, rated Good in their OFSTED inspection last year and have been training teachers since 2003. They train Secondary teachers across all subjects and are able to offer placements across Kirklees and Calderdale in a range of different schools.
At Rastrick High School we are proud to host their trainees and work closely with the SCITT in providing placements year on year.
With this programme you would be in school from day one, four days a week and one day at central training.
Kirklees & Calderdale SCITT has an experienced core team of central trainers who come from differing backgrounds within Education, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to their central programme. This theoretical programme enhances and supports the school based learning.
For more information about teacher training contact:
|Kirklees & Calderdale SCITT|
As a partner in Trinity Teaching School Alliance’s School Direct programme, we are offering teacher training places at Rastrick High School.
A full list of the secondary placements still available are listed on the website www.trinitytsa.co.uk along with further information on how to apply and the subjects offered.
Rastrick High School is please to announce that we have recently become a preferred partner school with Manchester Metropolitan University. With many providers in the West Yorkshire area cutting back on their PGCE provision, MMU provides a fantastic opportunity to engage in this rigorous process which combines both university based learning and in-school experience:
MMU Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) courses include Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and 60 Masters level credits.
There are over 20 specialisms available at Manchester and a choice of University, School-led Routes or Assessment Only Routes.
Information on the application process, bursaries and Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) can be found in the Train to Teach section
Contact the university +44 (0)161 247 6969 or via their course enquiry form.
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