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.

TeacherJob Type: Full-Time. Fixed Term for 1 term to cover a period of secondment 01.09.2024 - 31.12.2024.
Salary: M1-M6 £30,000 - £41,333

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Description:

We have a fixed term Teacher vacancy for 1 term to cover a period of secondment 01.09.2024 - 31.12.2024

We are Looking for an individual with:

  • QTS
  • Experience of teaching children with EAL.
  • Competent English Speaker.
  • Some experience of children with SEND.
  • A positive attitude to work and to raising standards in Teaching.

Apply here: Every Candiate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Thursday 11th July

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Apprentice Teaching Assistant (EYFS) - Lapage Primary School and Meadowbank Community SchoolJob Type:
Salary: Apprenticeship Salary £10,325 per annum

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Description:

'Do you want to become part of a dedicated professional teams’

If so, then read on:

We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistant Apprentices to support children and staff at Lapage Primary School and Meadow Bank Community School. This is a very exciting time for both schools to add further capacity across the schools, strengthening our existing teams.

We are looking for conscientious, ambitious apprentices who can show a commitment to the ethos and values of the Northern Star Academies Trust and of Lapage Primary School and Meadow Bank Community School.

Northern Star Academies Trust is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of our children. The successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate their understanding and appreciation of safeguarding at interview.

The training will be provided by Bradford Birth-19

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

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Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday 15th July

Interviews:
Thursday 18th July

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Student Support OfficerJob Type: Full-Time. Permanent.
Salary: NJC Grade H SCP 18 – 23 (£26,873 – £29,269 FTE). Actual Salary £23,605 - £25,710)

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Description:

We are looking for a student support officer to join our school starting September 2024. This is a full-time, term-time (plus 2 weeks, which includes 5 training days) only post. 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. We expect all staff to share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. This post is subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday 15th July

Interviews:
Thursday 18th July

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Teaching Assistant - Lapage Primary SchoolJob Type: Part-Time. Fixed Term. 31 hours per week, term time only.
Salary: Grade C/D, Point 3 – 6, £22,737 - £23,893 per annum FTE (actual salary £15,929 - £16,739)

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Description:

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant at Lapage Primary School in Bradford.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support pre planned learning/behaviour activities as directed by the teacher
  • Using agreed structured observation as directed by the class teacher to feedback on learning, behaviour, participation and achievement, and to support the planning and evaluation of the learning process in respect of groups and individual students
  • Interact with pupils in ways that support the development of their ability to think and learn, including the use of careful questioning
  • Assist teachers in the implementation of appropriate behaviour management and teaching & learning strategies
  • Support pupils in their social and emotional wellbeing, in implementing related programmes, including social, health and physical needs
  • Assist in escorting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities
  • Undertake break supervision as required.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

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Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday 15th July

Interviews:
Thursday 18th July

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Teaching Assistant - Lapage Primary SchoolJob Type: 15 hours per week, term time only. Maternity Cover.
Salary: Grade C/D, Point 3 – 6, £22,737 - £23,893 per annum FTE (actual salary £7707 - £8099)

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Description:

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant at Lapage Primary School in Bradford to cover a period of Maternity leave.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support pre planned learning/behaviour activities as directed by the teacher
  • Using agreed structured observation as directed by the class teacher to feedback on learning, behaviour, participation and achievement, and to support the planning and evaluation of the learning process in respect of groups and individual students
  • Interact with pupils in ways that support the development of their ability to think and learn, including the use of careful questioning
  • Assist teachers in the implementation of appropriate behaviour management and teaching & learning strategies
  • Support pupils in their social and emotional wellbeing, in implementing related programmes, including social, health and physical needs
  • Assist in escorting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities
  • Undertake break supervision as required.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

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Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday 15th July

Interviews:
Thursday 18th July

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Higher Level Teaching AssistantJob Type: Part-Time. Permanent. Term time only, 32.5 hours per week.
Salary: Grade G SCP13-18 FTE £26,873 - £29,269 (Actual Salary £19,738 - £21,498)

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Description:

We are looking to appoint a flexible and enthusiastic Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our expert team of Associate Staff. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Personalise individual student learning and monitor effectiveness
  • Contribute to the identification of barriers to learning for individual students and provide them with a range of strategies for overcoming barriers
  • Advise, guide and support students with general learning, welfare and behavioural issues with special emphasis on those students with SEMH needs
  • Challenge, motivate students, promote and reinforce self-esteem and confidence building
  • Know how to obtain support and report concerns
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of students

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday 15th July

Interviews:
Thursday 18th July

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Higher Level Teaching AssistantJob Type: Full-Time. Permanent. Term-time only plus 5 training days, working Monday to Thursday 8am until 4pm and Friday 8am until 3.30pm
Salary: NJC Grade G, scale point 13 - 18. £26,873 - £29,269. Actual Salary: £23038.41 - £25,092.52

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Description:

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. This post is full-time, term-time only plus 5 training days, working Monday to Thursday 8am until 4pm and Friday 8am until 3.30pm. 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.  

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.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday 14th July

Interviews:
w/c Monday 15th July

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Teacher of TechnologyJob Type: Full-Time. Fixed Term.
Salary: MPS/UPS

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Description:

We are seeking an ECT or qualified Teacher of Technology with a specialism in Food Technology. You will be fully supported by an experienced 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.

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 effectively teach Food, Product Design and Textiles across Key Stages 3 & 4. You will be adept in creating a supportive, encouraging and safe learning environment for students of all diverse backgrounds.

 To be the successful candidate you will:

  • Demonstrate a passion about the learning and achievement of all students;
  • An understanding of the Design Technology curriculum at KS3 & KS4;
  • Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills; 
  • Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices;
  • Be truly ambitious for our vibrant School and Trust and for each and every student within it.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday, 15th July

Interviews:
w/c 15th July

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General Teaching Assistant/Breakfast CLub AssistantJob Type: Part-Time. Permanent.
Salary: NJC Grade C/D, scale point 3-6 £22,737 - £23,893. Actual salary: £15,804.80 - £16,608.35.

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New Park Primary is looking to appoint a confident, effective and highly motivated General Teaching Assistant and Breakfast Club Assistant to work alongside our teaching team, supporting pupils before and during school. You will start your day in Breakfast club 7.30am until 8.30am, then will complete your General Teaching Assistant duties for the remainder of the day until you finish at 1.30pm.

We have a well-attended breakfast club, and this is a brilliant opportunity for someone with initiative and vision to develop this further as well as supporting children in the classroom. 

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate kindness, care and patience, have a good sense of humour and be an excellent communicator. Resilience and a sense of responsibility in terms of providing the highest level of care and support for pupils and colleagues are essential. Good organisational skills and creativity to support the children are required.  

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, we look forward to hearing from you. 

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday 14th May

Interviews:
Thursday 18th May

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TrusteeJob Type:
Salary: Voluntary

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Description:

Northern Star Academies Trust seek to recruit the very best people to work across our Trust Partnership. We are looking for a Trustee with extensive experience of HR leadership to chair our People & Culture committee.

This is a voluntary role with variable hours, you will be involved in:

  • 6 meetings per year, one per half term on a Friday afternoon
  • 3 evening meetings per year (on Teams)
  • Preparation time and meetings with key Trust staff members as required

The purpose of the board of trustees is to:

  • Provide strategic leadership of the academy trust. Your role is to help set and embed the trust’s vision and strategy and use these to monitor how the trust and its schools are progressing towards their strategic goals.
  • Provide accountability and seek assurance so that the board has robust oversight of the operations and performance of the trust, including education, pupil welfare and finance
  • Support and grow the trust’s engagement with key stakeholders. You'll make sure the trust is communicating with and involving parents, pupils, staff and local communities, so that decision-making is supported and understood.

The time commitment for the trustee role will vary. However, all trustees must attend up to 6 meetings of the full board per year. The term of office is 4 years.

You will also be required to chair 3 meetings of the People & Culture committee per year (on Teams).Preparation for meetings includes reading papers and preparing questions for the executive team.

You will also be expected to undertake any training required to enable you to discharge your role effectively.

Trustees are also asked to meet with key stakeholders when required to ensure engagement and oversight.

If you have any questions about this, or would like to know more about becoming an academy trustee, you can get in touch with the Senior Governance Professional (Laura Sobala)

Email: governance@nsat.org.uk
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Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday 1st September

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Class Teacher x 2 (Year 1 and 5) - Byron Primary SchoolJob Type: Full-Time. Maternity Cover.
Salary: M1-M6 £30,000 - £41,333

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Description:

Northern Star Academies Trust seek to recruit the very best people to work across our Trust Partnership. We are a friendly, welcoming school that values compassion, professionalism and being open to new ideas and ways of working. 

We have 2 full time maternity cover posts, for Year 1 and Year 5

We are Looking for an individual with:

  • QTS
  • Experience of teaching children with EAL.
  • Competent English Speaker.
  • Some experience of children with SEND.
  • A positive attitude to work and to raising standards in Teaching.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Byron Primary School

Key dates:

Closing date:
Tuesday, 9th July

Interviews:
Friday 12th July

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Inclusion OfficerJob Type: Full-Time. Permanent.
Salary: NSAT NJC Grade G, SCP 13-16 (£26,873 - £29,269). Actual salary: £23,038.41 - £25,092.52.

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Description:

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual, who is highly organised and motivated, who will make a positive and valuable contribution to Harrogate High School. The Inclusion Officer will provide support to the SEND Team within school as well as working with external stakeholders on SEND matters.

The successful candidate will:

  • Ideally have proven experience of working in a similar role within a secondary school setting.

  • Have awareness of SEND policies and procedures.

  • Maintain records/management information systems.

  • Contribute to the overall ethos and aims of the school.

  • Establish productive working relationships with all stakeholders.

  • Be able to remain calm under pressure and prioritise workload effectively.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate flexibility and an enthusiasm to learn 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 SEND and safeguarding procedures within school and preferably have had experience of working with children. 

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday, 14th July 2024

Interviews:
w/c 15th July 2024

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Communications OfficerJob Type: Part-Time. Permanent. 30 hours per week all year round.
Salary: Grade F SCP9-13 FTE £25,119 – 26,873) - 30 hours per week term time only actual salary £17,030 - £18,220; 30 hours per week all year round actual salary £20,366 – £21,788

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Description:

Are you an enthusiastic, talented communications professional looking for a flexible and fulfilling role? This is a great opportunity to join a growing, ambitious Trust where your skills will make a genuine impact on the education of thousands of children and young people in North and West Yorkshire.

As our Communications Officer no two days will be the same! In this brand new role, you will work with the Director of Corporate Affairs to develop and deliver impactful communications and marketing activities. You will take a lead on maintaining an an engaging presence across the Trust’s portfolio of websites, develop our social media presence and create compelling content that resonates with our diverse audiences.

This role offers a great deal of flexibility (such as school hours, and term-time only contracts) and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Please download our Job Pack for more information.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday, 14th July 2024

Interviews:
TBC

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Evening CleanerJob Type: Part-time. Permanent.
Salary: Grade A/B scale point 2 £22,366 FTE (actual salary: £7,773.45 per annum)

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Description:

We would like 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 limited to):

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

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 and show you round our fantastic school.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Friday, 12th July 2024

Interviews:
w/c 15th July 2024

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Midday AssistantJob Type: Part-Time. Permanent.
Salary: Grade A/B scale point 2 £22,366 FTE (actual salary: £2,274.64 per annum)

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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.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Friday, 12th July 2024

Interviews:
w/c 15th July 2024

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Evening CleanerJob Type: Part-time. Permanent.
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Description:

We currently have an opportunity for an evening 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
  • Undertaking deep cleaning during the summer

The successful candidate will have an awareness of safeguarding procedures within school and have had experience appropriate to working with children.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday 14th July 2024

Interviews:
w/c 15th July 2024

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Pastoral LeadJob Type: Permanent. Full-Time. 37 hours per week, term time only plus 1 week. 8:15-4:15 Monday to Thursday & 8:15 to 3:45 Fridays.
Salary: Band G SCP13 – 18 (FTE £24,948-27,344) Actual Salary £21,388 – £23,442

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Description:

We are looking to appoint an effective and engaging Pastoral Lead to lead our program of work supporting and sustaining families. Their role is to enable all pupils to attend school regularly, ensure that children’s pastoral needs are met, offer and signpost support for families and carers and champion safeguarding across the school. 

This will involve working with staff, parents, carers, and pupils to address barriers to learning and ensure the right support is in place. 

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 hear from you. 

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Monday, 15th July 2024

Interviews:
Thursday, 18th July 2024

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Midday AssistantJob Type: Part-Time. Permanent. 8.75 hours per week, (11.30am -1.15pm Monday – Friday) Term Time only.
Salary: NSAT NJC Grade A/B, scale point 2: £22,366 Actual Salary: £4423 pro rata

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Description:

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.

Apply here: Every Candidate Portal

Key dates:

Closing date:
Sunday, 7th July 2024

Interviews:
TBC

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