Vacancies

All posts in and around our schools in the Northern Star Academies Trust are posted below. Please do keep coming back to check any latest vacancies.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours expected at Northern Star Academies Trust.

Teacher of English (maternity cover from January 2021)Job Type: Full time, maternity cover
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Description:

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Teacher of English to cover Maternity Leave from January 2021 to join our strong, vibrant staff team.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours expected at SGHS.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am Monday 19th October 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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Teacher of Religious EducationJob Type: Maternity Cover. Full time.
Salary: MPS/UPS

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Description:

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Teacher of Religious Education to provide maternity cover and to join our strong, vibrant staff team. We welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced practitioners.

We are looking for an ambitious and inspiring teacher to uphold our high quality of teaching. You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to teach effectively across all Key Stages (3, 4) and a specialism in Religious Education is essential. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds. We welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced teachers.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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Lead ICT Technician - Harrogate HubJob Type: 37 hours per week, Full Time (all year round)
Salary: alary range – NJC Band H / I SCP points 18 - 29 (£ 24,313 to £ 32,029 FTE)

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Description:

Harrogate High School, part of Northern Star Academies Trust, are seeking to recruit a Lead IT Technician. NSAT is an innovative and growing multi-academy trust. Its operational model is based around a centralised executive management function and three geographical ‘hubs’ – Harrogate, Skipton and Keighley – enabling the sharing and managing of resources in support of the local hub schools. The Lead IT Technician role is critical to the effective and efficient running of the schools in the Harrogate Hub (1 secondary and 3 primary). The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, positive, well organised and possess the ability to work in close partnership with staff from across the schools and colleagues in the MAT Centre.

You will:

  • Be responsible for the day to day management of all ICT services at Harrogate High School, being the first point of contact for IT support escalation and problem management within the school;
  • Line manager to an ICT apprentice, overseeing their day to day duties and assisting in their development
  • Work within the Trust ICT team to help support all primary schools across the Harrogate Hub;
  • Take a proactive approach in dealing with IT support requests and software / equipment faults to ensure a high standard of support is always maintained;
  • Monitor all critical systems, such as anti-virus, networking equipment, server hardware systems and respond to alerts generated by these systems appropriately;
  • Work closely with the Exams and Cover Manager to implement and support all online examination client / server software for individual examination boards;
  • Be efficient, organised and capable in order to prioritise tasks effectively;
  • Be approachable and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Key dates:

Closing date:
Under review

Interviews:
TBC

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Teacher of ScienceJob Type: Required January 2021
Salary: MPS/UPS

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Description:

We are seeking to recruit an outstanding Teacher of Science to join our strong, vibrant staff team. We welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced practitioners. We provide an excellent and challenging education, which seeks to enable all students to make outstanding progress in their learning and gain a great sense of personal development and achievement. We strongly believe in personalisation and encouraging enquiring minds. The school highly values the importance of developing a community environment in which mutual respect and individual talents are nurtured.

We are looking for an ambitious and inspiring teacher to uphold our high quality of teaching. You will be able to demonstrate up-to-date knowledge of teaching, learning and personalisation strategies and be responsible for maintaining the highest quality of monitoring and evaluating whilst improving the standard of achievement for all students. You will be confident in your abilities to teach effectively across all Key Stages (3, 4) and a specialism in all areas is essential. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds. We welcome applications from NQTs as well as experienced teachers.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 26th October 2020

Interviews:
Wednesday 28th October 2020

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Facilities Manager - Harrogate HubJob Type: 37 hours per week, Full Time (all year round)
Salary: Salary range – Grade G SCP points 13-18 (£ 22,626 to £ 24,981 FTE) Call out allowance: £2,250. A recruitment and retention allowance may be paid for an exceptional candidate.

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Description:

Harrogate High School, part of Northern Star Academies Trust, are seeking to recruit a full time Facilities Site Manager. The Facilities Manager’s role is critical to the effective and efficient running of the schools in the Harrogate Hub (1 secondary and 3 primary). The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, positive, well organised and possess the ability to work in close partnership with staff from across the schools and wider collaboration a directed. 

You will: 

  • Be responsible for the maintenance of the school and have high standards in ensuring a safe, clean, attractive and secure environment
  • Be a key holder and be expected to liaise effectively with staff and contractors
  • Be flexible in your approach to working hours
  • Be able to supervise and matrix manage the contracted cleaning team
  • Be responsible for the day to day safe running of the school site, ensuring that deadlines are met and planning for the regular cycle of monthly/annual tasks
  • Support and advise all schools in the Harrogate Hub with maintenance improvements
  • Be efficient, organised and capable in order to prioritise tasks effectively
  • Be approachable and possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have sound knowledge and experience of implementing all appropriate Health and Safety compliance in a school and maintaining accurate records 

Applicants will ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of working in a maintenance role, preferably in a similar environment, coupled with having worked for at least two years in a managerial or senior supervisory capacity. The role will involve the operation of machinery, some physical work and working weekends (rota).

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 2nd November 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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Executive Director of School Improvement (Secondary)Job Type: Required for April 2021 (or earlier if possible)
Salary: Competitive Pay and remuneration 0.6FTE Permanent

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Description:

Northern Star Academies Trust seeks to recruit the very best people to work across our Trust Partnership. As the Trust has flourished we are now looking for an inspiring and visionary Executive Director of School Improvement, who will work in close collaboration with our CEO, Headteachers and our talented central trust team.

The appointed candidate will be a well-respected leader within the education sector who can gain the trust and respect of Headteachers and the Trust Board, and who has a current up to date and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the key agendas facing the education sector.

In joining the central trust team of educational professionals and senior managers you will work Trust-wide as the Executive Director of Secondary School Improvement (acting as the lead professional adviser on Quality Assurance, Curriculum, Continuous Improvement) working in partnership with our Headteachers.
This post is an opportunity for an exceptional strategic leader with successful and recent experience of secondary Headship and/or current experience of Local Authority/Trust inspection/school improvement services who wishes to have a much greater influence and impact across a multi-academy trust partnership.

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Demonstrate inspirational leadership qualities, behaviours and attributes;
  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Have experience managing Senior Leaders and Headteachers;
  • Have experience leading and supporting secondary schools on their journey of continued improvement;
  • Be able to innovate, embrace and manage complex whole-school change;
  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant Schools and Trust and for each and every student within it.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 9th November 2020

Interviews:
Thursday 19th November 2020

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Director of Inclusion and Well-being (Primary)Job Type: Full time or job share will be considered
Salary: Leadership scale

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Description:

Northern Star Academies Trust seek to recruit the very best people to work across our Trust Partnership. As the Trust has flourished we are now looking for an exceptional leader to appoint as our Director of Inclusion and Well-being (Primary). The Director of Inclusion will work in close collaboration with our Trust Headteachers and central trust team providing specialist and high quality support, challenge and professional development in the areas of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, Access and Inclusion to education and learner well-being.

The appointed candidate will be an experienced leader within the education sector who can gain the trust and respect of Headteachers and who has current up to date and in-depth knowledge and understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by schools and vulnerable learners.

Our Trust Partnership has 8 schools, across primary and secondary phases of education. Our provision is located in the unique and diverse communitites of Skipton, Keighley and Harrogate (North and West Yorkshire). This post is an opportunity for a high calibre leader with successful and recent experience of school leadership and/or current experience of Local Authority/ Trust inspection/SEND services who wishes to have a much greater influence and impact across a multi-academy trust partnership.

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Hold specialist SEND knowledge in either the field of SEMH and/or Communication and Language
  • Be highly committed to supporting the well-being of children and young people
  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices;
  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant Schools and Trust and for each and every student within it;
  • Demonstrate a strong track record of working with parents and families;
  • Be able to work responsively and flexibly to meet the differing needs and contexts of our schools.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 9th November 2020

Interviews:
Tuesday 17th November 2020

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