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.

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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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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Head of GeographyJob Type:
Salary: MPS/UPS TLR allowance 2.2 (£5,702 per annum)

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Description:

Required for September 2024 or earlier.

Harrogate High School are seeking to recruit an outstanding Head of Geography to join our strong, vibrant staff team. 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.

This is an important leadership post within the school’s leadership team. As the successful candidate, you will embrace the Harrogate High School pledge and take responsibility of Head of Geography to oversee high quality teaching and learning across the Geography department. You will be fully supported by an experienced team of peers who share a vision of effective teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other regularly. 

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Friday 23rd February 2024

Interviews:
w/c 26th 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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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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Leader of the BridgeJob Type:
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR (£3,563 per annum)

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Description:

Required by 1st May 2024

This is an important post within the school’s pastoral team as the successful candidate will embrace the Harrogate High School pledge and take responsibility for targeted intervention groups in the Bridge. It involves developing targeted programmes which support students to engage in personal and academic learning. As a Leader of the Bridge, you will plan and implement effectively sequenced learning phases which support students to learn when not in mainstream lessons. You will also have responsibility to ensure students are suitably prepared for learning when returning to the mainstream environment.

You will be fully supported by an experienced team of colleagues who share a vision of excellent teaching and learning founded on collaborative planning, assessment and instruction, and who help each other to continually improve practice. We have an open-door culture and reflective ethos where we use lesson study to learn from each other.

As a Leader of the Bridge, you will effectively lead and manage the staff and students within the Bridge setting, providing a positive learning environment that instils our CARES values for all stakeholders.

Key dates:

Closing date:
9am, Wednesday 21st February 2024

Interviews:
w/c Monday 26th February 2024

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Daytime CleanerJob Type: Daytime Cleaner: 37 hours per week term time only plus 2 weeks. Monday to Friday 10:00am – 6:00pm
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, Friday 2nd February 2024

Interviews:
TBC

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

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JM Catering Assistant, Skipton Girls

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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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Catering AssistantJob Type: 10 hours per week - Monday to Friday . Term time only.
Salary: £10.42 per hour.

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Description:

We are looking for a Catering Assistant to join our team at Eastwood Community Primary, with a passions for serving high quality, freshly cooked meals from locally sourced ingredients.

Please contact John Mouncey for more details on john.mouncey@aspens-services.com

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Closing date:
TBC

Interviews:
TBC

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