Kettlethorpe High School is a large and popular maintained school in Wakefield, near to the M1 and with excellent links to Sheffield, Leeds and Kirklees. We continue to flourish and are the school of choice within the local area. We are often oversubscribed and are currently planning for a larger cohort entry that will see new capital building work and a potential 11-16 roll of 1,800 pupils.

This supports the wider development of our pupils and this was endorsed by Ofsted in June 2022 when they inspected the school and described pupils’ personal development as ‘being noteworthy’. We are proud of this, as the character of a person does much to support their life chances.

Our school is a very friendly place to work and a strong sense of shared community exists. We have an excellent extra-curricular offer which really is valued by our school community. We also have strong values and believe in supporting others. The school community is also very charitable and over the last ten years our school community has raised over £110000 for Children in Need and other local and national charities.

Kettlethorpe High School is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding our pupils and expects all staff, Governors and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for any position, please fill in the Application Form below and send it to our HR Manager, Sue Thompson, either by mail to: or to our postal address:

> Application Form in a PDF format

> Application Form in a Word format

Our Talent Pool

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