Rastrick High School

Calderdale, United Kingdom

Location: Calderdale, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Rastrick High School


Rastrick High School is a large mixed gender school with Academy status situated in Calderdale, neighboured by the towns of Brighouse and Elland in the heart of West Yorkshire, close to Junction 25 of the M62 meaning we are just 25 minutes from Leeds and only 35 minutes from Manchester.  

We have a passion for learning and at the heart of our school is an unyielding determination in achieving excellence in everything we do. Rastrick High School will challenge and support each child in equal measure, with the goal of teaching the skills and values they need to be truly successful.

We teach a curriculum which is broad and enriching; encompassing subjects and qualifications which meet the needs of all our students. This high quality curriculum is combined with inclusive, bespoke student support that is focused on students growing into independent, happy and successful young people.

About Us

We have a vision at RHS; our vision statement is chase perfection, catch excellence – this statement symbolises our belief that every day at school is an important stepping stone in our learning journey.  We believe that every student can be successful.  

Our focus is on students making progress and rewards students for not just the progress they make, but the effort they have put into getting there. Our students are some of the top performing learners in the country; our 2015 GCSE results placed us as one of the top comprehensive schools in the local authority and one of the top twenty schools in the region.

Rastrick High School is a supportive, friendly, yet challenging and competitive environment. We have limitless aspirations and high targets for our students, based on an ethos which demands the very best efforts and expectations from everyone in our organisation.

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

All positions at Rastrick High School meet the requirements of exemption under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, successful applicants who are offered positions with the school will be subject to a criminal record check (Enhanced Disclosure) from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information regarding the CRB is enclosed with this application form.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now?

You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via email to sally.mason@rastrick.calderdale.sch.uk and say what sort of role you're looking for. 

Onsite nursery with term time only rates available 

  • Open from 7am - 6pm
  • Fully qualified staff All Paediatric First Aid Trained
  • £172.50 Full Time Rate/£36.50 Daily Rate
  • Childcare vouchers accepted
  • Staff fees are all tax and NI free under Workplace Creche Scheme rules
  • Free funded places for 2, 3 & 4 year olds


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Address: Field Top Road, Rastrick, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3XB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 710235
Positions available at Rastrick High School