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Term time only.

Your shift pattern will be 3 hours Monday to Friday between the hours of 15:30pm to 18:30pm = 15 hours per week.

Duties will include: Mopping, Sweeping, using buffing machine, wiping, polishing, buffing, use of scrubber dryer and general cleaning duties including Bin emptying etc.

You will have responsibility for specific areas within the school and work along the designated Supervisor.

Ideally you will hold an Enhanced DBS to work with Children. If not you will be required to undergo the relevant check.

Part-time hours: 15 per week

Salary: £8.72 per hour

Please contact Clearchoice (Contractors) to register your interest.

Telephone:  0113 271 1432 Mobile:  07969085110 Website:
Correspondence & Registered Office Address: ClearChoice Ltd 20 Brown Lane West, Brown Lane Trading Estate, Leeds, LS11 0DN



Term Time Only - Permanent Established post

30 hours per week (over 5 days 8.45 a.m. - 3.15 p.m)

 GRADE D (STARTING SALARY £9.81 p.h. £13,131.15. actual)

We require a skilled school administrator to undertake a range of important roles to support the Pastoral and Teaching Team. The role will include the following key tasks:

  • Attendance Officer to work in support of the Pastoral Team to monitor and promote excellent student attendance. This role will make an important contribution to the outstanding personal development, welfare and behaviour or all students.
  • Educational Visits Coordinator to work with visit leaders to ensure all processes are followed to run safe, purposeful and well organised school activities (full training will be given). This role will make important contribution to the school’s curriculum.
  • Clerical Assistant to work as part of the school administration team to provide clerical support for subject teaching staff and middle leaders.

Good communication skills, initiative and discretion are expected. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification.

Please complete the application form and submit by email to Mrs A Robertson at by the closing date.

 Closing date: 28.9.2020        Interview date: 1.10.2020

Job description and Person Specification

PASTORAL SUPPORT OFFICER - required as soon as possible.

Term Time Only - Permanent Established post.

37 hours per week (over 5 days per week)

(Grade F starting at - £10.62 p.h. / pro rata actual salary £17,175)

We require a Pastoral Support Officer to work as part of the school’s Pastoral Team. The successful candidate will have the ability to support students in 1:1, small group and whole class settings. The role involves providing pastoral and behaviour support, modelling positive approaches to work and enabling young people to find solutions to any challenges they may face. The school runs several Outdoor Activity courses and part of the role may include taking part in these courses. The role will encompass support for both male and female students but the ability to provide positive support and role model guidance for boys would be an advantage. Some administrative duties will also be included in this role.

Nidderdale High School is a vibrant and successful school occupying a modern well equipped site in an area of outstanding natural beauty. As a member of the Red Kite Teaching School Alliance, both students and staff enjoy the benefits of partnership working within the Alliance.

In our most recent inspection in October 2017, Ofsted judged the school to be 'Good' and stated leadership is ‘strong’, teaching is ‘good and improving’, behaviour is ‘good and improving further’, and progress is above national averages.

Please complete the application form and submit by email to Mrs A Robertson at by the closing date.

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date for applications: 2.10.2020     Interview: 8.10.2020

Job Description and Person Specification


When we have vacancies, we advertise as follows:

Teaching staff:  On the school website, NYCC Jobs Bulletin, DfE's Teaching Vacancies (

Support staff:  On the school website, NYCC Jobs Bulletin, occasionally in the local press.

Safer Recruitment and safeguarding statement

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. We have a robust Child Protection Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment at the School.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will always abide by ​the principles set out in the Department for Education's Keeping Children Safe in Education (Part 3).  We are also committed to meeting the needs of a diverse community and aim to have a workforce that reflects diversity.


To apply for vacant posts, please complete the application form and submit by email to Mrs A Robertson at by the closing date.

We make every effort to fill our vacancies as quickly as possible. Short listing takes place shortly after the closing date, and if you are successful, the result of this will be communicated to you via email, so please ensure the email address you give us is correct and viewed regularly.

Due to the number of applicants we receive for each post we may not be able to comment on applications which are not short listed.

If you are invited to interview please confirm your attendance as soon as possible. The invitation will detail the process of interview you will undertake, which may include various activities.  Applicants will be supplied with the job description, person specification, application form and information about the post. Incomplete application forms will not be accepted.

Shortlisting / References

Shortlisting of candidates will be against the job description and person specification and during shortlisting particular attention will be paid to any unexplained gaps in employment or repeated changes of employment.

References provided by the candidate directly will not be accepted and will instead be sought directly from the referees who will be asked specific questions relating to the candidate’s suitability to work with children, any disciplinary warnings relating to the safeguarding of children and the candidate’s suitability for the post.


At least one member of the interview panel will have a Safer Recruitment Certificate gained by completing the on-line NSPCC Course. All interviews will be conducted by a minimum of two people. The Headteacher will always be present and a school Governor will be present on the interview panel for SLT posts.

Interviews for teaching posts will involve students. Candidates will be asked to teach a lesson, students will show the candidates around the school and where appropriate there will also be a student interview panel or activity.

Interviews will always be face-to-face and candidates will always be required to explain any gaps in employment and declare any information that is likely to appear on a DBS disclosure.

All candidates will be asked to bring original documentation confirming any educational and professional qualifications relevant to the post together with proof of identity, proof of eligibility to live and work in the UK and a document (less than 3 months old) showing current address.

Job Offer

All offers of employment are subject to two satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.  If an issue is identified by the DBS check and the candidate has failed to reveal this information at interview, this could lead to the withdrawal of the offer of employment.

All staff who are new to the school will receive induction training that will include training in child protection, safeguarding and guidance on safe working practices.

Volunteering in School

Do you have up to 2 hours a week to mentor a young person in our school? We have students interested in music, graphic design, farming, gardening, business and many other things. If you could offer them the chance to talk about their interests, help in the school garden, complete coursework or just share experiences of the complexities of life, we would love to hear from you.  Please contact Anneliese Walker (Senior Pastoral Officer) for more information (telephone 01423 711246). Volunteering is subject to references and DBS clearance.

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Equal Opportunities

We are  committed to the principle of equality in employment.  Our aim is to ensure equality of opportunity for all existing and prospective employees.

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