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Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust is an outward looking Multi Academy Trust of schools based in and around Harrogate, North Yorkshire. The eight schools share common values, interests and purpose and place pupils at the heart of everything they do.

Information about vacancies can be found by clicking the link to the relevant school website. Current vacancies are listed below.


St. Aidan’s Church of England High School

General Teaching Assistants

Full time – 25 hours per week, term time only, including training days

9.10am-3.35pm Monday-Friday

Grade C (with SEN allowance) £11,257 per annum

Fixed Term from September 2021 to August 2022

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work in our highly valued Learning Support Department.

This is an extremely varied role assisting those students with Special Educational Needs.  Under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support, and the classroom teachers, you will be providing support for children with a variety of educational needs, enabling all of our students to thrive, both within, and outside of, the classroom.

Work will vary, enabling access to the curriculum within the classroom to students with SEND. Liaising with class teachers to support the management of pupil behaviour in lessons will also be of paramount importance.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive school, facilitating learning through excellent teaching and support, and promoting a whole-child approach in terms of social and emotional development.  You will be involved in supporting individuals in classroom activities, on educational visits, and with IT, using specialist learning aids and physical equipment as appropriate.

Working with the Head of Learning Support and the teaching staff, you will contribute to annual review meetings, and liaise with relevant agencies and parents in a mutually beneficial and professional manner.

You will use your initiative, responding to situations as they arise, using your skills and experience to bring the very best out of our students with special educational needs.  You will likely be required to cover some lunch duties (with additional pay) or given alternative time to cover break duties on a rota basis.

Completed applications should be submitted via email to  or posted to St. Aidan’s C of E High school by 4pm on Wednesday 16th June 2021.

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 School website vacancy board:


Facilities Assistant

Salary grade C pay: Points 2-4 £18,198 – £18,933

Full year working

37 hours per week 

Variable shift pattern on a weekly rota basis, between the hours of 6.30am (earliest start) and 9.30pm (latest finish)

No experience necessary as full training provided; however, a good level of DIY skills would be advantageous.

Please see Job Description for more details.

Benefits include: Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent restaurant facilities, library access and free parking

Do you want to learn about building services and what’s involved in managing a busy site? Do you want a varied job where no two days are the same? Do you want to be part of a close-knit team that goes the extra mile to make sure things run smoothly?

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to work as part of an established and successful Facilities team alongside the Site Supervisor and Facilities Manager. The Facilities team ensures the smooth and safe 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 or closing the site, mornings or evenings respectively, on a rota basis.

Duties will include setting up rooms for internal and external events, assisting with scheduled maintenance tasks, accompanying contractors, carrying out visual inspections and keeping accurate records, site cleanliness; including rubbish collection and litter picking, managing deliveries around the site and responding to problems that arise.

You will learn about and 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. Full training will be provided.

If you fancy the challenge of a rewarding and varied role in a busy environment where you can learn new skills, then why not fill in an application form?

Completed applications should be submitted via email to  or posted to the school by Wednesday 16th June 2021.  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 school website via the link above.


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.


Hampsthwaite Church of England Primary School

General Teaching Assistant and Higher Level Teaching Assistant 

GTA: Grade C – SCP 2 (16.5 hours)

HLTA: Grade F – SCP 8 (16 hours)

32.5 hours per week, term time only

Required from 1st September 2021, a highly motivated, fun and inspiring General Teaching Assistant/Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our hard-working team.

You will nurture, challenge and motivate pupils, whist implementing clear boundaries and routines. HLTA status is desirable, but not essential, as this qualification can be completed while in post. You will work alongside experienced class teachers as well as independently to deliver high quality lessons following our school curriculum. There is a planning expectation for this position but learning objectives will be guided by class teachers. PPA time will be given each week in order to fulfil planning expectation responsibilities.

Hampsthwaite Primary School has a vibrant, friendly, happy and caring atmosphere where children are nurtured to progress in a supportive learning environment. Our school values are underpinned by Christian values, and we have excellent relationships within Yorkshire Causeway Schools Trust and our school community, which are both incredibly supportive.

Visits are actively encouraged, please contact the school office to make an appointment. For further information about our school please visit:

For an application pack, please download via the link above or contact the school office at:

Completed application forms should be sent directly to the school by Monday 21st June 12 noon. Interviews will be held at the school on Friday 25th June 2021.

This school is committed to safeguarding children. An ENHANCED DBS clearance is required.


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