Thank you for considering becoming part of this exceptional school.


We are proud to be a girls-only school because we believe that the girls-only environment provides us with the ideal setting to develop the talents and interests of the girls whose education we are entrusted to provide. We are also proud to be part of the GDST family of schools with its powerful tradition of pioneering change and its mission statement to lead a movement for girls and young women.

By joining our staff, whether as a teacher or as a member of our support staff, you will become part of a community of learners, who are all dedicated to providing the best education for our girls. We are as ambitious for ourselves as educational professionals as we are for our students.

Above all, you’ll become part of a caring and mutually supportive community of colleagues with a strong track record for nurturing and retaining our hard-working and dedicated staff.

Ours is a diverse and inclusive community of professionals, from a range of different backgrounds and walks of life, who all share a commitment to the vision of the School and the Girls’ Day School Trust.

Ten great reasons to work here:

  • Working with well-motivated and intellectually curious pupils who achieve excellent academic results
  • A stimulating environment with excellent, well-maintained facilities
  • Access to copious and up-to-date resources
  • Exceptional professional development opportunities through school and GDST programmes
  • Salary scales above national levels
  • Continuation of pension through Teachers’ Pension Scheme for teaching staff
  • Generous non-contact time for teaching staff
  • Spacious and attractive work and social areas
  • Free refreshments and lunches
  • Heavily discounted membership of our superb sports facilities

 

The tight knit community of the school is very apparent.

— The Good Schools Guide

Junior School Classroom Assistant (Level 3)

Part-time 7.30am – 1.30pm, 4 days a week
Term time only
Salary FTE: £17,502 – £21,000 depending on experience
Required start date: Asap
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Classroom Assistant to join our experienced and friendly team in Junior School.

To succeed in this role, you will need excellent interpersonal skills and good levels of numeracy and literacy.  You will have a flexible approach and be happy to work across Reception through to Key Stage 2 as required, demonstrating the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.  You will be well organised and have a patient, caring personality and be passionate about learning and supporting children to develop and achieve their best.  We also encourage outdoor learning so you will be happy working outdoors as well as within the classroom.

Experience of working with children in a learning or play environment is essential, as is a recognised TA or childcare qualification to NVQ Level 3.

For further details and to apply for the position please see the GDST external recruitment website via the link below:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/gdstrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=005882

Applications should be submitted by midday on Tuesday 1 December 2020 at the latest, however, applications may be considered in advance of the deadline.


Nursery Nurse

Required from: ASAP
Contract term: Full year 36 hours per week, permanent
Hours: Shift pattern between 7.30am – 6.15pm
Salary: £17,502 – 20,946 FTE depending on experience

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic nursery practitioner to join our experienced and friendly team.

To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for Early Years education, promoting learning and development at every opportunity, always seeking new and exciting ways to achieve the best. You must love working in the outdoor space as we encourage outdoor learning, particularly through our wonderful Forest School. You will also be full of imaginative ideas for setting up stimulating learning environments, bringing energy to every task with a patient and positive outlook.

For further details and to apply for the position please see the GDST external recruitment website via the link below:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/gdstrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=005582

Applications should be submitted by midday on Monday 7 December 2020 at the latest; however, applications may be considered in advance of the deadline.


Exam Invigilator

Required from: April 2021
Contract term: Casual Contract
Hours: Very flexible
Salary: £9.30 per hour

We are looking to recruit several new Exam Invigilators to join our dedicated and friendly invigilating team to oversee our examination process at key times of the academic year.

This position reports into the Exams Officer and to succeed in this role, you will be reliable, flexible team player, readily available during the main exam periods.  Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills are also key, as is the ability to offer a confident and reassuring presence to all candidates in a variety of situations.

For further details and to apply for the position please see the GDST external recruitment website via the link below:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/gdstrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=006202

Applications should be submitted by midday on Thursday 10 December 2020 at the latest; however, applications may be considered in advance of the deadline.


Cleaning Assistant (Evening)

Hours: 15 per week, Monday – Friday, 3.45pm – 6.45pm
Required start date: ASAP
Contract term:  Part-time, temporary (until July 2021)
Rate of pay: £9.30 per hour

We are looking to recruit a Cleaning Assistant for late afternoon/early evening to join our team until the end of the academic year, July 2021.  Reporting to the Cleaning Manager, you will be responsible for undertaking general cleaning and associated duties in any location throughout the school.

For further details and to apply for the position please see the GDST external recruitment website via the link below:

https://my.corehr.com/pls/gdstrecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=005322

Applications should be submitted by midday, Friday 11 December 2020 at the latest.


Northampton High School and the GDST are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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