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.

HeadteacherJob Type: Full-Time
Salary: L16 - L21 (£68,400 - £77,195)

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Description:

The role of Headteacher is immensely rewarding and provides an incredible opportunity to make a difference on a scale that’s unlike any other. It is of critical importance to us that the appointed person is wholly pupil-focused, demonstrates strong and effective pastoral and curriculum skills and the essential qualities of, integrity and humility, resilience and tenacity and most of all kindness.

It is important to us that the appointed candidate will be totally aligned to our values of Nurture, Sustain, Aspire and Thrive and wholeheartedly committed to our mission: to nurture learning in a sustainable environment so that our whole community can thrive, aspire and succeed.

  • Values driven and community focused
  • Highly inclusive and ambitious for every child
  • Passionate about environmental sustainability (it is our USP!)
  • Committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce
  • Exceptional colleagues working hard to achieve true and meaningful collaboration 
  • Supported by a thriving and award-winning Governance community 

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday, 7th April 2024

Interviews:
Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th April

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Exam InvigilatorsJob Type: Part-Time. Summer exam period (May - June)
Salary: £12.38 per hour

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Description:

We are looking for Exam Invigilators to join our existing team of casual staff to support with our summer exam period (May - June). This role is casual, and invigilators are invited to work whenever exams are scheduled.

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am Monday 18th March 2024

Interviews:
w/c 18th March 2024

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Peripatetic TeacherJob Type: Part time. Self-employed - 2 hours per week to start.
Salary: Competitive rates of pay

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Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and outstanding Strings Teacher who will teach one-to-one music and paired music lessons at Harrogate High School ranging from beginner to grade 8 standard.

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 11th March 2024

Interviews:
w/c 18th March 2024

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General Teaching Assistant/Higher Level Teaching AssistantJob Type: Part time. Hours of work - 19.75 per week. Term time only plus 5 training days. Higher Level Teaching Assistant - 9.5 per week. Total hours - 29.25 per week.
Salary: General Teaching Assistant - Grade C/D, Scale Point 3 - 6 £10,405 - £10,994 (FTE £23,893); Higher Level Teaching Assistant - Grade F, Scale Point 13 £5,915 per annum (FTE £26,873 per annum). Total actual salary: £16,320 - £16,909.

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Description:

We are looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated General Teaching Assistant/Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work alongside our teaching team, supporting pupils in school. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the staff team with a passion for helping every child reach their potential. This role is ideal for someone with HLTA capabilities but are currently unable to use them. The successful person will carry out GTA duties in the mornings and HLTA duties in the afternoons

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Thursday, 7th March 2024

Interviews:
w/c 11th March 2024

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General Teaching AssistantJob Type: Part time. 27.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days. Monday to Friday 8.30am-2.30pm. However, all working patterns can be discussed including part time, split days and job share.
Salary: £22,737 - £23,893 FTE (Actual £14,487.74 - £15,224.33). SEN allowance £891.71 p.a.

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Description:

We are looking to appoint confident, effective and highly motivated General Teaching Assistants at Harrogate High School 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. 

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday, 11th March 2024

Interviews:
w/c 11th March 2024

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Receptionist and Administration AssistantJob Type: Part time. Hours of Work: 19 hours per week, term time only plus 2 days. Wednesday 12.00pm – 4.00pm; Thursday & Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm
Salary: Grade C/D SCP04 – SCP06 (Actual Salary £10,016 – £10,353)

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We are looking for a part time Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to join our Administration Team at Greatwood Community Primary School. The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking administrative and organisational processes within the school.

For full details and to apply click here.

Key dates:

Closing date:
Wednesday, 6th March 2024

Interviews:
11th March 2024

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Daytime CleanerJob Type: 37 hours per week term time only plus 2 weeks. Monday to Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm. (Open to considering reduced hours as part of a job share. Either 10am – 3pm or 3pm – 6pm).
Salary: Salary range – Band A/B, Point 2 (FTE £22,366) Actual salary: £19,646

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Description:

We currently have an opportunity for a daytime cleaner to join our facilities team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a Hub of Schools. The role is extremely varied and you will be responsible for a range of areas including:

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

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, Wednesday 9th March 2024

Interviews:
TBC

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Midday AssistantJob Type: 3.5 hours per week (Thurs & Fri 11.45 to 13.30, term time only)
Salary: Grade B Point 2 £22,366 FTE (actual salary: £1769 per annum)

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Description:

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, Monday 4th March 2024

Interviews:
TBC

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CleanerJob Type: Monday to Friday, 3:00pm – 6:00pm (Permanent and Term Time Only) 15 hours per week.
Salary: Grade B (£22,366 FTE), Actual salary £7582

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Description:

We are looking for reliable and enthusiastic individuals to join our Facilities team at Hookstone Chase Primary School, and support the school in ensuring the environment is safe, clean and compliant for all.
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:
9am, Friday 23rd February 2024

Interviews:
w/c 26th February

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Caretaker and Pool OperatorJob Type: Full time. 37 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 12-8pm and Friday 12-7.30pm
Salary: Salary Grade C/D Points 3 - 6 (£22,737 - £23,893)

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Description:

Required by 1st April 2024

Willow Tree Primary School and New Park Primary Academy are located in Harrogate, within easy reach of both York and Leeds and close to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

The schools are 2 miles apart and the role is across both sites daily so the candidate must have their own transport.

Both schools are part of Northern Star Academies Trust (NSAT) and are looking for active and flexible colleagues to join the team of Caretakers to provide a high quality and effective caretaking service to ensure a secure, safe and hygienic environment for all users of school premises.

The successful candidate will have experience of general maintenance and must be prepared to learn the intricacies and upkeep of the Willow Tree Swimming Pool as well as undertaking general Health and Safety training courses, as appropriate.

The role requires the candidate to successfully complete the Pool Plant Operators course within the first 6 months of appointment.

This role will include:

  • Management of site security
  • Locking up at both sites
  • Ensuring sites are safe and Health and Safety issues are dealt with
  • Responsibility as part of the caretaking team for the swimming pool plant operation and pool water testing at Willow Tree Primary
  • Managing/completing general maintenance tasks
  • Managing/completing monthly H&S checks
  • Maintaining records to ensure compliance
  • Re-stocking domestic supplies
  • Portering

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 19th February 2024

Interviews:
Thursday 29th February 2024

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Caretaker and Pool OperatorJob Type: Full time. 37 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 12-8pm and Friday 12-7.30pm
Salary: Salary Grade C/D Points 3 - 6 (£22,737 - £23,893)

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Description:

Required by 1st April 2024

Willow Tree Primary School and New Park Primary Academy are located in Harrogate, within easy reach of both York and Leeds and close to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

The schools are 2 miles apart and the role is across both sites daily so the candidate must have their own transport.

Both schools are part of Northern Star Academies Trust (NSAT) and are looking for active and flexible colleagues to join the team of Caretakers to provide a high quality and effective caretaking service to ensure a secure, safe and hygienic environment for all users of school premises.

The successful candidate will have experience of general maintenance and must be prepared to learn the intricacies and upkeep of the Willow Tree Swimming Pool as well as undertaking general Health and Safety training courses, as appropriate.

The role requires the candidate to successfully complete the Pool Plant Operators course within the first 6 months of appointment.

This role will include:

  • Management of site security
  • Locking up at both sites
  • Ensuring sites are safe and Health and Safety issues are dealt with
  • Responsibility as part of the caretaking team for the swimming pool plant operation and pool water testing at Willow Tree Primary
  • Managing/completing general maintenance tasks
  • Managing/completing monthly H&S checks
  • Maintaining records to ensure compliance
  • Re-stocking domestic supplies
  • Portering

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Monday 19th February 2024

Interviews:
Thursday 29th February 2024

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Catering AssistantJob Type: 20 hours per week. 38 weeks per year.
Salary: £10.42 per hour

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Catering AssistantJob Type: 16 hours per week. 38 weeks per year.
Salary: £10.42 per hour

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JM, CA 16hrs Skipton Girls

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