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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£47,185 - £56,082

Pay scale

L1 - L8

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational person to join and lead a strong department of specialist teachers.The successful candidate will liaise with and support management in raising student standards and contribute to the development of the Key Stage curriculum across the department.

Rastrick High School is part of the Polaris Multi Academy Trust who are a successful and expanding Trust, currently comprising of 5 Academies and 1 Private Day Care Nursery.We have astrong 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.

We have a relentless focus on developing the best teaching possible that ensures student outcomes. If successful, you will be joining one of the top performing non-selective schools in the local area.

We have a strong focus on high standards and aspirations, built around the simple message that teaching is the most important thing we do.

What you offer

  • The ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve their targets.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to work with and contribute to your team.
  • Confidence, enthusiasm and a passion for learning.
  • The ability to build good working relationships.
  • The ability to promote positive behaviour

What the school offers its staff

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.

What we offer

  • Structured induction and performance review programme for all staff including weekly CPD focused on improving and developing teaching.
  • 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.
  • Onsite Car Park.
  • Onsite Gym.
  • Onsite Nursery.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Rastrick High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1734 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

With around 1600 students and 200 staff, the School continues to grow and we are investing in our facilities and environment accordingly. As a result, this is an exciting time to be joining the school and contributing to its success.

Arranging a visit to Rastrick High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@polarismat.org.uk.

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