Rastrick High School is an exciting and enriching place to work. Our large, vibrant and oversubscribed school has over 1600 students and we employ over 200 staff.
We are 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 require for January 2018, an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join a strong team of specialist teachers. The successful candidate will teach across the age and ability range; support the Director of Humanities in raising student standards and contribute to the development of the Key Stage curriculum.
We have a relentless focus on developing the best teaching possible that ensures student outcomes so if successful, you will be joining one of the top performing non-selective schools in the local area, having just recorded the best results the school has ever seen.
We have a strong focus on high standards and aspirations, built around the simple message that teaching is the most important thing we do. To fulfil the role you will have a proven record of accomplishment of delivering teaching with is ‘mostly outstanding and never less than good’.
Rastrick High School has a strong commitment to continuing professional development and training and our committed and enthusiastic team support teaching staff with a bespoke CPD programme focused on the development of the ‘craft’ of teaching.
Further support for new colleagues includes:
• structured induction and performance review programme for all staff including weekly CPD focused on improving and developing teaching.
• additional induction support for Newly Qualified Teachers
• a strong student support team which is focused on creating a calm atmosphere where students are ready and able to learn
• opportunities to share and develop good practice through weekly CPD sessions, developed to focus on the delivery of outstanding teaching.
If you want to be challenged in an environment of support, good humour and a shared belief that every child will reach their potential then please apply to be part of our team.