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 Baring 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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St Aidan’s CE High School and Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust
Headteacher and Trust Executive Leader
Commencing September 2019
What would you do with this rare opportunity to shape the direction of our School and Trust?
We are looking for an astute senior leader to influence, motivate and build on our School and Trust’s vision, ethos and values and further inspire our pupils and staff.
To find out more about the role and how to apply, please visit our dedicated recruitment microsite:
· Optional school visits: Monday 18 February (morning) and Wednesday 20 February (afternoon)
· Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 3 March 2019
· Shortlisting: Wednesday 6 March 2019
· Interviews: Thursday 21 and Friday 22 March 2019
ICT Technician – 37 hours per week
£24,313 to £26,999
We require an extremely ambitious and self-motivated individual to join our Yorkshire Causeway School Trust (YCST) Network team as an ICT Technician.
Working as part of the ICT support team, you will undertake a great variety of tasks. These will include, but are not limited to: maintaining the YCST infrastructure and delivering effective service, support and, ultimately, solutions, to staff and students of the YCST, and to other schools supported by the Trust.
As an integral and highly valued part of the School Trust you will be customer-centric, pro-active and, where necessary, re-active, in order to support the continuous and smooth running of the IT systems within the Trust. You will be competent in diagnosing and resolving issues, and have the ability to work on your own initiative. You will add value by your methodical yet creative approach to problem-solving, prioritising tasks, and your capacity to deal with situations calmly and diplomatically as required.
You will also, from time to time, be called upon to set-up IT/AVA facilities for assemblies, exams and other settings as needed, so a flexible and positive can-do approach towards all Trust school staff and students is essential.
Working knowledge and experience of network systems and trends is required and ICT experience in the Education sector would be advantageous.
The position is full time, but term time only may be considered on a pro-rata salary.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com or posted to the school by 4pm on Tuesday 5th March 2019. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded from the link below.
25 hours per week (4 days 8.40am-3.40pm)
Term time only – Band 6 (with SEN allowance)
The 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:
- delivering intervention programmes on a 1:1 basis
- supporting students in their mainstream lessons or reintegrating back into their lessons
- liaising with HoY, SENCO and other pastoral staff
- implementing strategies to help students regulate their emotions and behaviour
- supervise students working in the Independent Learning Centre (ILC)
- creating behaviour profiles to enable behaviour targets to be set for individual students
Please see job description and person specification for full details. Completed applications should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday 5th March 2019. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form available to download from the school website below.
Sixth Form Administrative Assistant
21 hours per week (5 days per week)
Band 5 £8,505 (Term Time plus 1 week)
We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated Administrative Assistant who has a thorough knowledge of clerical and office routines. The successful candidate must have exceptional customer service skills together with excellent communication skills, and be able to work effectively whilst accurately as part of a team in a very busy school office. ICT and typing skills are essential and a willingness to acquire new skills would be useful, along with a flexible approach to change and ability to work accurately in an environment where interruptions are common.
The applicant should be competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel. Previous experience of working within a school environment and knowledge of Bromcom and SIMs packages would be an advantage although not essential.
The role, based in the Sixth Form Office at St Aidan’s, is for 21 hours per week: Monday and Friday 9.00 am until 1.30 pm and Tuesday to Thursday 9.00 am until 1.00 pm. There could be some flexibility around this working pattern. The post is term time only including training days plus one week during the school holidays.
Please see job description and person specification below for full details. Completed applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com by Tuesday 19th February 2019. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form available to download from below.
Interviews will be held w/c 4th March 2019.
Term Time only. Monday – Friday 7am–11.30am (finish time negotiable)
Band 2 – £8,508, increasing to £9,011 from 1st April, 22.5 hours per week
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and reliable Storeperson to work in and around our busy school kitchens.
Taking delivery of, and manoeuvring food items is a significant element of the job, and therefore the ability to lift and carry heavy items is essential in this role. You will also need to demonstrate that you can work as part of a team, or independently, taking initiative when appropriate and have the ability to keep calm under pressure.
You will be expected to perform some basic kitchen duties, ie: food preparation tasks and clearing waste food in a hygienic and ecological manner. Maintaining the highest of Health, Safety and Hygiene standards is of paramount importance in this fast-paced and busy kitchen environment, and cleaning work areas will be a priority.
The selected candidate will have a flexible and adaptable approach in order to meet the changing nature of the work and the day to day demands of school life. The role will also involve quality control, stock control and rotation management in order to achieve minimum food waste.
Full training will be provided to the right candidate. Completed applications should be submitted via e:mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or posted to school by 4pm on Friday 22nd March 2019. Please see the job description in the link below. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form that can be downloaded from below.
Salary Band 3 – £9.72 per hour
12 -15 hours per week, Term time only
Required to work within our very busy Cleaning Team working at Oatlands Infant School, which is part of the Yorkshire Causeway School Trust. The post is for 12 – 15 hours per week (5pm-8pm, Monday to Friday).
Responsible for a wide range of cleaning duties, which include ensuring that areas of work allocated are cleaned to the required specification. The successful applicant will have excellent attention to detail, good organisation skills and previous cleaning experience.
Completed applications should be submitted via email to email@example.com or posted to the school by 4pm on Tuesday 19th February 2019. Please include a covering letter indicating the particular skills and experience you can offer, with a completed application form.
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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.