St. Aidan’s C of E High School reserves the right to close a Job Advertisement earlier than the specified Closing Date. This could be because suitably qualified or experienced applicants have applied early in the process, or where the School’s recruitment position has changed. You are therefore advised to submit your Application as soon as is practicably possible, prior to the Closing Date provided.
Ref. COVID 19 : All interviews will be conducted in the safest possible manner with regard to Government Social distancing guidelines at the time of interview.
NB: If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been short-listed on this occasion, but we thank you for your interest in working at St. Aidan’s C of E High School.
Salary: L22 – L26 (£70,745 – £78,025)
Start date to be agreed
What would you do with this rare opportunity to play a key leadership role within our School?
We are looking for an astute, aspirational senior leader to work with the Headteacher to influence, motivate and build on our School’s vision, ethos and values and further inspire our pupils and staff.
Set in the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, St Aidan’s Church of England High School is a mixed secondary school with a thriving community of over 2000 students aged 11-19. Boasting one of the largest school-based sixth forms in the country, the pupil population is drawn from a wide geographical area across North and West Yorkshire. St Aidan’s converted to academy status in 2011 with Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust being formed as a multi-academy trust in 2014.
Rated ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED, St. Aidan’s School is regularly ranked among the top comprehensive schools in the country and was awarded Teaching School Status in August 2015. Academically our School stands for excellence. An exceptional reputation and our Christian foundation are the reasons why we are so open to a fully inclusive model of education, enabling all children to fulfil their full potential whatever their starting points.
About the role
We are looking for an exceptional leader with a clear picture of outstanding practice and a desire to further develop your leadership skills. You will be committed to the personal, moral and social development of our students as well as to the very highest academic standards, within the context of our Christian ethos and values.
Whilst the Headteacher will continue to have overall strategy and statutory responsibility for the School, the appointed candidate will contribute significantly to the strategic management and operational activity of the School. The key focus for the role is on curriculum development and standards of learning for all pupils, including within the Associated Sixth Form. The successful candidate will deputise for the Headteacher and Associate Headteacher as required and will undertake an active and key role in the ongoing development of internal and external partnerships, as appropriate.
You will act as an ambassador for the School and your role as an education professional in a highly respected organisation will require you to engage effectively across the education network locally.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the school by 9am on Monday 30th November 2020. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, along with with a completed application form. This can be viewed and downloaded below, where you can also find Supporting Information, a Job Description and Person Specification.
Part Time Teacher of English
The school is looking for an experienced, qualified part time Teacher of English Language and Literature. We are looking for someone who has a particular interest in, and experience of, supporting children in KS3 and KS4, on either a 1:1 or small group basis. Knowledge of the new GCSE English specifications is essential and experience of marking the new GCSE would be advantageous.
If you would like further information about this post, please contact Mr Chris Ives, Associate Headteacher at the School.
This position is a temporary post and will be paid on a supply basis.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com or posted to the school by 4pm on Thursday, 3rd December 2020. Please include a covering letter, indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, along with a completed application form that can be downloaded below.
Freelance Clarinet and Saxophone Teacher
Approx. 6 hours per week (term time only)
From January 2021
Required to start in January is an experienced freelance Clarinet and Saxophone teacher to join our highly successful team of peripatetic music teachers, offering individual and group lessons to students. Lessons (20 or 30 minutes each) are held throughout the school day, and there is flexibility in respect of days worked.
It is important that the successful candidate will uphold the values and the ethos of St Aidan’s and be sensitive to the requirements of our parents when communicating with them.
Applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the school by 4pm on Wednesday 2nd December 2020. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with your CV.
The selection process may be held in person, or remotely via Teams, depending on Government guidelines at the time of shortlisting.
Female PE Technician/Cover Supervisor
(Genuine Occupational Requirement)
Fixed term until 31st August 2021
31 hours per week term time only
17 hours as Cover Supervisor – Grade H point 18 £9,796 p.a.
14 hours as PE Technician (6 of which to be outside of normal school hours) – Grade B point 2 £5,876 p.a.
TOTAL £15,672 per annum
Our school requires a PE Technician/Cover Supervisor to support, as a Technician, its large PE department providing a range of practical, technical and administrative duties, and as a Cover Supervisor to deliver lessons primarily in Girls PE but also in other departments, that have been set by absent teaching staff for a variety of Year groups. As mentioned above, some of the allocated PE Technician working time will involve hours outside of the normal school day, so a degree of flexibility is required.
The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, an excellent communicator and able to work independently. A teaching qualification is not required for this post but previous experience within education and a knowledge and interest in PE would be an advantage.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com or posted to the school by 4pm on Thursday 3rd December 2020. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form, available below.
Assistant Site Supervisor
37 hours per week – Grade C £18,198 – Full Year working
Benefits include: Local Government Pension scheme,
excellent restaurant facilities, library access and free parking
We are looking for a self-motivated Assistant Site Supervisor to work alongside the Site Supervisor as part of an established team, to ensure that the whole school site is well maintained, safe, and a clean working environment for staff and students alike.
The post holder will support the whole Facilities Team in the smooth running of the school premises, so that they meet the needs of students, staff and external lettings, whilst also guaranteeing that Trust/School policies and procedures, legislation and statutory requirements are adhered to.
The successful candidate will be trusted with keyholding responsibility, opening and closing the site on a rota basis. Working effectively as part of the highly successful wider school facilities team, you will be ready to help with the setup of rooms for school and external functions, assisting the cleaning team as needed.
Carrying out porterage duties around the site you will also have good DIY skills and undertake reactive and scheduled maintenance tasks as needed. During school holidays you will assist with painting, decorating and maintenance projects so school premises are always fit for purpose.
General duties will include being responsible for site cleanliness, including rubbish collection and litter picking, carrying out visual inspections and maintaining accurate records, on a regular basis.
You will participate in scheduled monitoring and testing in respect of Legionella, Asbestos, fire alarms, emergency lighting and portable appliances. You will also learn to operate and respond to the fire alarm systems and supervise external contractors on site.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to the school by 4pm on Thursday, 3rd December 2020. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded below.
St Aidan’s Church of England High School (Part of YCST) takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to safeguarding and the promotion of the welfare of all children and the prevention of extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Successful applicants will be required to provide references, undertake an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Practices of YCST. Checks are also undertaken to verify identity, address, qualifications required for the post, right to work in the UK and previous employment history.
All employees at St Aidan’s have repeat DBS checks at least every 5 years and wear an identity badge with a photograph that identifies them.
All visitors are required to wear a visitor’s badge after identifying themselves at reception and signing into the premises.
The school has a Child Protection Policy which operates within Local Authority Safeguarding Children Board and Government parameters. It is available on the policy documents page of the school website or from Mrs G Soper (Deputy Head and School Child Protection Coordinator). Please contact Mrs Soper if you require any further information about our safeguarding policy.
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- Disability Guidance Notes
- Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form
- Rehabilitiation of Offenders ROA1
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St Aidan’s Church of England High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.