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Working for Calderdale

Here you can find out how applying for school based vacancies in Calderdale has never been easier.

Working in schools

Vacancies in schools

It has never been easier to find these jobs and apply in Calderdale. Please note: Apply directly to the school and check each advert for the details.

Search for jobs

Our schools

Over 36,000 pupils go to our schools. Our vision statement (created by young people) "Everyone different, everyone matters", applies to every one of them. We want them all to achieve (and become) the best they can. Our aim for all Calderdale children and young people is to:

  • Be raised in a caring and safe environment.
  • Be healthy.
  • Be both listened to and heard.
  • Get the knowledge and skills they need for life.
  • Have the support of any service they may need.

For numbers on schools and pupils, please see: School performance tables and statistics.

Train and teach in Calderdale

There are three post-graduate teacher training providers in the borough, for primary and secondary schools. The benefits of this are:

  • Local open days.
  • The chance for taster experiences.
  • Placements in local schools.
  • Fully accredited QTS and PGCE programmes.
  • Train in the area.
  • Primary and secondary phase programmes, each with special school chances.

Why train and teach in Calderdale?

  • Great schools full of friendly staff, keen children and supportive families.
  • Low cost housing.
  • High quality and affordable childcare.
  • Excellent transport links.
  • Vibrant towns, beautiful countryside and diverse communities.
  • It is an area rich in history, with a wide range of cultural events and great sports/leisure.

Select an image below to find out what each of our local Teaching School Alliances has to offer:








For more about the Calderdale area

  • Disability confident employer
  • Everyone different everyone matters
  • Mindful employer
  • Armed Forces Covenant logo
  • Inclusive Employers Standard - Bronze Accreditation 2024
  • Employers for carers
  • Stonewall Diversity Champion

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