We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. 

To view and apply for any vacancies at Southgate School please complete the Kirklees Council application form.


Job Application Form Monitoring Form Kirklees Jobs

Working for Southgate School



  • Supporting our incredible pupils to achieve their potential
  • Working in a vibrant diverse, and warm environment
  • Working with experienced, knowledgeable and dedicated staff
  • Comprehensive induction programme
  • Continuous Performance Developement
  • Supportive Performance Management
  • Opportunities to progress

What we look for

  • Nurturing and person-centred approach
  • Unrelenting commitment to safeguarding pupils
  • High expectations of teaching and learning and behaviour
  • Resilience and reliability to provide the stability that our pupils need and deserve
  • A positive outlook on life and education
  • A commitment to Continuous Professional Development
  • A willingness to give every child a fresh start every day

The roles

We have various roles across Southgate School including

  • Teachers
  • Educational Teaching Assistants
  • Senior Educational Teaching Assistants
  • Cover Supervisors
  • Intervention
  • Pastoral
  • Business Support 
  • Lunchtime Support


We are currently advertising for Teachers and Educational Teaching Assistants including a Cover Supervisor.   

For further information please go to Kirklees Jobs or you can download an application form from this page and complete it along with the equality monitoring form and return it to recruitment@southgateschool.co.uk along with information demonstrating your skills and abilities.