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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.

CleanerJob Type: 15 hours per week (Term Time only plus 5 training days)
Salary: Salary range – NJC Band B, Points 2 (£18,198 per annum). Actual salary - £6,296.54 per annum

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We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic individual to join our Facilities team and support the school in ensuring the environment is safe, clean and compliant for all, to carry out cleaning duties within allocated timescales, whilst taking a flexible approach in order to meet the school’s requirements. Duties will include(but not exhaustive):

  • General dusting of furniture, fixings and fittings
  • Emptying waste paper bins
  • Wiping surfaces, fixtures, fittings & paintwork
  • Cleaning around toilet areas
  • Dust control mopping / sweeping of floors
  • Vacuuming floors
  • Using cleaning materials as instructed

Key dates:

Closing date:
TBC

Interviews:
TBC

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CleanersJob Type: See below
Salary: See below

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Description:

Required as soon as possible

Various hours available:

  • Monday to Friday, 3:00pm – 6:00pm (Permanent and Term Time Only) 15 hours per week Grade B, (£18,198 FTE) Actual salary £6,278

We are seeking to appoint reliable and trustworthy cleaners on various part-time contracts to carry out cleaning duties within allocated timescales, whilst taking a flexible approach in order to meet the school’s requirements. Duties will include (but not exhaustive):

  • General dusting of furniture, fixings and fittings
  • Emptying waste paper bins
  • Wiping surfaces, fixtures, fittings & paintwork
  • Cleaning around toilet areas
  • Dust control mopping / sweeping of floors
  • Vacuuming floors
  • Using cleaning materials as instructed

Key dates:

Closing date:
Open ended

Interviews:
TBC

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Catering AssistantJob Type: Zero hour contract. Term time only.
Salary: £9.50 per hour

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Catering ManagerJob Type: 30 hours per week. Term time only.
Salary: £10.05 per hour

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Closing date:
TBC

Interviews:
TBC

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CleanerJob Type: 15 hours per week Monday to Friday (3pm – 6pm) term time plus 1 additional week at the end of August
Salary: Salary Grade B £18,516 FTE per annum. Actual salary £6,406 per annum

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We are seeking to appoint a part time cleaner for 15 hours per week to carry out cleaning duties within allocated timescales, whilst taking a flexible approach in order to meet the school’s requirements. Duties will include (but not exhaustive):

  • General dusting of furniture, fixings and fittings
  • Emptying waste paper bins
  • Wiping surfaces, fixtures, fittings & paintwork
  • Cleaning around toilet areas
  • Dust control mopping / sweeping of floors
  • Vacuuming floors
  • Using cleaning materials as instructed

Key dates:

Closing date:
10am, Friday 2nd September 2022

Interviews:
Friday 9th September 2022

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2 x General Teaching Assistants (1-1)Job Type: See below
Salary: See below

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Description:

Required from September 2022

Fixed term to August 2023 in the first instance

1 x 32.5 hours per week, term time only actual salary – 32.5 hours £13,569 to £14,117 pa
1 x 16.25 hours per week actual salary – 16.25 hours £6,784 to £7,167 pa
(Grade C SCP 2-4 FTE £18,516 to £19,264 per annum)


We are looking to appoint GTAs to work alongside our teaching team, supporting pupils in school. The successful candidates will be an integral part of the staff team with a passion for helping every child reach their potential.

As a new member of staff it is critically important to us that you experience a comprehensive induction programme that is tailored and bespoke to meet your needs. In addition, we will offer you opportunities and experiences such as whole school professional development programme – led by staff for staff and a supportive team of committed professionals.

You will be a creative individual, with a passion for primary education and child development. If you want to make a difference and are committed to improving life chances for children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 8th August 2022

Interviews:
w/c 8th August 2022

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Midday AssistantJob Type: 8.75 hours per week, (11.30am -1.15pm Monday – Friday) Term Time only
Salary: Grade B point 2 £18,516 FTE (actual Salary £3,653 pro rata)

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Description:

Required for September 2022

We would like to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated person who will make a positive contribution to the team and our children.

The role involves:

  • Supervising the lunch hall, playground area, playing field, cloakrooms and classrooms etc during the lunchtime break.
  • Assisting with the removal of food and equipment once pupils have eaten their lunch.
  • Dealing with minor first aid incidents; following appropriate procedures for recording and reporting.
  • Assisting in the implementation of appropriate behaviour management strategies as required.

The successful candidate will be kind, caring and flexible in approach, with a professional manner and intuitive of the needs of the children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Wednesday 31st August 2022

Interviews:
TBC

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Personal Care AssistantJob Type: 30 hours per week Term time only plus 5 training days
Salary: Salary range – NSAT Grade B SCP 2(£ 18,516 FTE per annum). Actual salary - £ 12,813 per annum

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We are looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated Personal Care Assistant to support new students commencing their secondary school experience. The role will require you to work alongside students who require additional support to access our exciting and varied curriculum, providing support both physically and emotionally to support a successful transition and academic progress. Applicants should be kind, resilient and patient with a good sense of humour and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. The desire to see each student flourish and reach their full potential using a variety of support strategies is crucial. The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school and have had experience appropriate to working with children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Friday 19th August 2022

Interviews:
TBC

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General Teaching AssistantsJob Type: 26.67 hours per week (8.30am-2.30pm) timings to be discussed and can be flexible Term time only plus 5 training days.
Salary: Salary range – NSAT Grade C, Points 2-4 (£18,516- £19,264 FTE per annum). Actual salary - £12,219- £12,679 per annum. This includes an SEN allowance.

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We are looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated Teaching Assistants who will make a positive contribution to the achievement of all of our students. The role will require you to work alongside students in all year groups and provide support and guidance both socially and emotionally, and also to support academic progress. Applicants should be kind, resilient and patient with a good sense of humour and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. The desire to see each student flourish and reach their full potential using a variety of support strategies is crucial. The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school and have had experience appropriate to working with children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Friday 19th August

Interviews:
TBC

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Higher Level Teaching AssistantJob Type: 37 hours per week, All Year Round.
Salary: Grade G SCP 13 - 18 - £ £23,023 - £25,419

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We are looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) with an emphasis on Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) support, who will make a positive contribution to the achievement of all of our students. The role will require you to work alongside students in all year groups and provide support and guidance both socially and emotionally, but also to support academic progress. Applicants should be kind, resilient and patient with a good sense of humour, and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. The desire to see each student flourish and reach their full potential using a variety of support strategies is crucial. The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school, hold a relevant HLTA qualification and have had experience appropriate to working with children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Friday 19th August 2022

Interviews:
w/c 22nd August 2022

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x2 Learning MentorsJob Type: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 5 training days). Monday to Friday 7.30am – 3.30pm
Salary: Grade E (SCP 06 - 08) £20,043 - £20,852 FTE (Actual Salary £17,106 - £17,796 pro-rata)

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Harrogate High School requires a Learning Mentor to support a number of students in school with more complex social, emotional and behaviour needs. We need to enable vulnerable students to regulate their emotions, to model and teach appropriate interactions, to de-brief when things go wrong and to make reparations. The key responsibilities are:

  • enabling students in the development of strategies to manage their emotions
  • delivering intervention sessions with mentored students
  • supporting students reintegrate back into their mainstream lessons
  • supervise students working in Inclusion
  • creating behaviour profiles to enable behaviour targets to be set for individual students
  • support the Inclusion Manager with alternative provision and alternative curricula as needed

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Friday 19th August 2022

Interviews:
w/c 22nd August 2022

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Advanced Teaching Assistant and Midday Assistant (Fixed Term)Job Type: See below
Salary: See below

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Required: 5th September 2022 to 31st August 2023

Advanced Teaching Assistant: 18.33 hours per week (please note these hours are variable between 15-18.33 reviewed annually). Term time only plus 5 training days
Grade D SCP 4-6 actual gross salary £8,145 - £8,474 (fte Salary range £19,264 – £20,043)

Midday Supervisor: Grade B (SCP 2) 2.5 hours per week Term time only. Actual gross salary £1,043 per annum (fte Salary range £18,516)

We are looking for a motivated Early Years Practitioner to join our Foundation Stage Team. You will initially be working within the Nursery Class. We need a staff member to join the team for 5 sessions per week starting at 11.30 daily and finishing at 3.30pm. Should you be interested in working in the mornings as well we also have a General Teaching Assistant Role Advertised and we will consider combining the roles for the right candidate.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Tuesday 30th August 2022

Interviews:
TBC

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Receptionist and AdministratorJob Type: 15 hours per week – Term time only plus 5 days (44.5 weeks)
Salary: NJC Band D points 4 to 6 (£19,264 - £20,043 per annum) Actual salary - £6,665 to £6,934 per annum (Grade C SCP 2-4 FTE £18,516 to £19,264 per annum)

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At Greatwood Community Primary School & Nursery, all our children are able to enjoy their learning and flourish in a safe and happy environment. Everyone who plays a part in Greatwood life is very proud of the school and we all strive to maintain it as a fantastic place to learn and a key part of Skipton life. We are proud to be a part of Northern Star Academies Trust and make the most of the links we have with our brilliant partner schools.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic person to fill a new role providing administrative support to the school. The role is extremely varied and you will be responsible for a range of areas such as:

  • Being the first port of call for parents and children
  • Submitting data returns to outside agencies e.g. DfE
  • Ensuring the school is Health and Safety compliant;
  • Ordering of goods and services;
  • Maintaining accurate records;
  • Supporting processes such as induction of new starters and recruitment;

You will need to be experienced in using Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel etc), finance systems as well as using in-house database systems. The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school and have had experience appropriate to working with children.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9.00am on Monday 8 August 2022

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School Administration OfficerJob Type: 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm)
Salary: Term time only plus 5 training days Salary range - Band C points 02 - 04 (£18,516 to £19,264 pa) Actual salary - £ 12,813 to £ 13,330 per annum

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic School Admin Officer to provide support to the functions across the whole school. This will involve:

  • To support and develop existing and new systems which create a professional impact on those coming into contact with the school
  • Working closely with the Attendance Leader in promoting good attendance across the school
  • Handling sensitive and confidential information including data entry
  • Support student lunch time duties


The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate flexibility and an enthusiasm to learn both general administrative duties but also specific school functions and duties. This role involves teamwork and the ability to manage and prioritise own workloads. The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school and preferably have had experience of working with children.
We can offer a commitment to your professional development, the opportunity to work in partnership with colleagues from primary and secondary schools across the MAT and the chance to be a part of something truly special. If you want to make a difference and are committed to improving life chances for children, we would love to meet you.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am on Friday 26 August 2022

Interviews:
TBC

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Attendance ManagerJob Type: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only (plus 5 training days)
Salary: Grade G SCP 13 - 18 FTE £23,023 - £25,419 AYR Actual Salary £19,649 - £21,694

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Required from September 2022, a confident and enthusiastic Attendance Manager to support the academy in improving student attendance. The successful candidate will establish and develop a professional service to support the academy in raising attendance, investigating persistent absences and improving punctuality. Under the guidance of the Assistant Headteacher, you will be responsible for accurately monitoring and promoting the importance of attendance. You will record and report on attendance data to highlight trends and work with students, families and Pastoral teams on strategies to improve attendance.

We offer a high quality induction programme for all new staff and provide regular, continuous professional development of the highest standard.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Key dates:

Closing date:
w/c 29 August 2022

Interviews:
9am on Friday 26 August 2022

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Student Support OfficerJob Type: 37 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 2 weeks
Salary: Grade H (SCP 18 – 23) £25,419 - £28,226 FTE (actual gross salary pro-rata £22,181 - £24,613)

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Student Support Officer to join our 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 post holder will support students by removing barriers to their learning and monitoring their academic progress by promoting effective participation, enhancing individual learning and raising aspirations to achieve their full potential.
We offer a high quality induction programme for all new staff and provide regular, continuous professional development of the highest standard.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am on 30 August 2022

Interviews:
w/c 29 August 2022

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