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.

Exam InvigilatorJob Type: Term time only
Salary: Grade E on a casual claiming basis £ 10.21 per hour

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Description:

Harrogate High School are seeking to recruit reliable, enthusiastic and energetic exam invigilators to assist the Exams Officer during the winter and summer exam periods.

Exams will take place in February and June/July and therefore availability during these periods is crucial. A knowledge of exam procedures is desirable but not essential as full training will be given to meet with JCQ requirements. Honesty, punctuality and reliability are essential as is the ability to remain calm under pressure.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Noon, Monday 30th November 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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Business Administration Apprenticeship - Apprenticeship level: Advanced Level 3Job Type: Apprenticeship 35hrs per week. Expected duration: 64 weeks. Possible start date: 2nd Jan 2021.
Salary: £185.50 per week

NSAT

Description:

The Business Administration Apprentice (Payroll/HR Assistant) is an integral part of the central Trust team and is responsible for processing the Trust payroll, supporting the NSAT HR Manager to ensure staff are paid on time in accordance with their contract of employment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Provide a timely, accurate, efficient and effective monthly payroll
  • To be responsible for the monthly processing of the Payroll service which includes salary, pension and overtime/expenses administration and operation – with due regard to deadlines and employment legislation, and Trust policies and procedures. This will include new starters, leavers, contract changes and any other relevant personnel administration
  • Collate and input monthly payroll data including timesheets and any other payments and deductions such as maternity and paternity leave calculations, and transactions relating to salary sacrifice schemes including Childcare Vouchers and the Cycle to Work Scheme, in liaison with the Trust’s 3rd party payroll provider, Dataplan
  • Administer the Epayslips, dealing with any direct queries from NSAT employees.
  • Ensure that all data on any manual and / or computerised HR and payroll systems is accurate and up to date, and that confidentiality is fully respected at all times
  • Assist in the process of annual cost of living and incremental pay increases
  • Assist the NSAT HR Manager with the collation of the pension year-end data for the purposes of external audit 
  • Work closely with the Trusts’ 3rd party payroll provider, Dataplan, on all aspects of Trust payroll processes
  • Remain up to date with TPS and LGPS in order to support the administration of all pensions, giving support where applicable to staff and senior managers 

For further information and to apply please see the gov.uk apprenticeship page posting >.

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General Teaching Assistant - EYFSJob Type: Required from 4th January 2021. 32.5 hours per week (8.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday). Term Time Only Fixed term to 23rd July 2021 in the first instance due to Coronavirus uncertainty with the intention to become permanent.
Salary: Grade C SCP 2-4 £18,198 - £18,933 pro rata per annum

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Description:

New Park Primary Academy is looking to appoint a GTA to work as part of our Early Years team. You will be an integral part of our Nursery and Reception unit with a passion for early child development and helping every child reach their potential. Over the last 3 years we have invested heavily in EYFS and completely refurbished and redesigned the indoor and outdoor provision. This is a brilliant opportunity for someone with initiative and enthusiasm for Early Years to nurture and develop the youngest children in our school.

In brief, duties will include:

  • Teach small groups with pre-planned learning activities as directed by the teacher
  • Interacting with children in ways that support their development
  • Observing and supporting children within play-based indoor and outdoor environments
  • Supporting children in their social and emotional wellbeing
  • Assist in escorting and supervising children on educational visits and out of school activities

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 30th November 2020

Interviews:
Thursday 3rd December 2020

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Lead IT Technician - Harrogate HubJob Type: 37 hours per week, Full Time (all year round)
Salary: Salary 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
  • Applicants will ideally have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of working as an IT Technician preferably in a similar environment.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Under review

Interviews:
TBC

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Teacher of EnglishJob Type: Start date January 2021. Full time. Maternity Leave
Salary:

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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 looking for someone who is passionate about education, enthusiastic and engaged about every aspect of teaching and forward thinking in their mind-set.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, 27th November 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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FInance ManagerJob Type: Full time, term time only plus 10 days
Salary: Band K points 29 to 32 - £32,910 - £35,745 pa (Actual salary £29,350 - £31,878)

NSAT

Description:

As the Trust has flourished we are now looking for a Finance Manager to join our central Trust finance team. The Finance Manager will be an integral part of the finance team, leading the day to day finance processes and collaborating closely with the Trust Chief Finance Officer and our hub Business Managers.
The appointed candidate will be a qualified, or part qualified, accountant with a proven track record in leading a team. This post is a great opportunity for a high calibre individual who wishes to use their experience in the education sector.

To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Be a qualified, or part qualified, accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA);
  • Have good current and relevant technical knowledge, including experience in VAT;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Exhibit a high level of attention to detail;
  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills;
  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant Schools and Trust and for each and every student within it;
  • Be able to work responsively and flexibly to meet the ever changing needs of our Trust.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Tuesday 8th December 2020

Interviews:
TBC

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