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Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools.  There are five schools in the Trust – Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Batley Grammar School.

The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations.

The schools share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique identities.

Please complete an application form and equal opportunities monitoring form for every job you apply for. These documents are available for you to download on this page. When completing the application form please refer to the job description and person specification that are included with every advert to help you demonstrate how you meet the criteria for the job.

Batley Multi Academy Trust Opportunities

Batley Girls' High School Opportunities

3 days per week (21.75 hours) Term Time Only

Grade 5- £19,312-£19, 698 (actual £9,780- £9,861)

Commencing September 2021

We are looking to appoint an experienced and highly capable Science Technician to join our dedicated and talented science department at Batley Girls’ High School. The role is part time working Wednesday, and Thursday 7.45am-4pm, and Friday 7.45am-2.30pm.

The successful applicant will have previous experience of laboratory work from either a commercial organisation or a secondary school/further/higher education provider.  They will have the ability to prepare materials and equipment for secondary school science and be familiar with CLEAPSS systems and COSHH regulations.  A HNC/HND or science degree would be a distinct advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document for consideration by our selection panel. Please also include a letter of application, no more than two sides of A4 (minimum font size 11), outlining why you would like to apply for this role and what skills, qualities and attributes you will bring.  You will also be required to read our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants available here as a PDF and fill out the separate Equal Opportunities form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document. Forms are also available by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/recruitment@batleymat.co.uk. Job Specification is available here.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

18 hours per week, Term Time

Grade 9- £27,741 to £30,451 per annum. (Actual salary per annum- £11,621 to £12,762)

We are seeking to appoint a Counsellor for our school. The post would suit an experienced qualified counsellor seeking to expand their counselling expertise. The role is offered on a permanent basis working 18 hours per week over 3 days; however, the successful candidate will need to be flexible with these hours to meet the needs of the School.

The successful applicants will provide a high quality confidential counselling service for students and staff in accordance with BACP guidelines within the Wellbeing Centre. The post holder must hold a recognised qualification in counselling or psychotherapy and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to convey empathy and relate well to all members of the school and the wider community.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document for consideration by our selection panel. Please also include a letter of application, no more than two sides of A4 (minimum font size 11), outlining why you would like to apply for this role and what skills, qualities and attributes you will bring.  You will also be required to read our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants available here as a PDF and fill out the separate Equal Opportunities form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document. Forms are also available by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/recruitment@batleymat.co.uk. Job Specification is available here.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Upper Batley High School Opportunities

Healey Junior Infant & Nursery Opportunities

Field Lane Junior Infant & Nursery Opportunities

Post 1: 27.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri, TTO

Post 2: 10 hours per week, Mon-Fro, TTO

Grade 5

To Commence 8 September 2021

We are seeking to recruit talented individuals to join our team of staff to work 1:1 with a pupil in our Early Years Foundation Stage Unit (post 2) and a pupil in Year 1 ( post 1).  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential for these challenging roles. Both children have severe special educational needs, typical of children with autism. 

The posts are to commence 8 September 2021 and are for a period up to 26 July 2022 in the first instance.  The working hours are:

Post 1: Monday to Friday 08:50 am – 3:30 pm – 27.5 hours per week 

Post 2: Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am – 10 hours per week

Please indicate on your application whether you are interested in post 1 and post 2.

Experience of working with children with autism and pre verbal communication skills would be an advantage. The successful applicants must be hard working, organised and, above all, have experience of working with children with SEN. The successful applicant must be able to work as part of a team to support the learning and welfare of pupils in school.  Particular emphasis will be on working with individual pupils and small groups.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document for consideration by our selection panel. Please also include a letter of application, no more than two sides of A4 (minimum font size 11), outlining why you would like to apply for this role and what skills, qualities and attributes you will bring.  You will also be required to read our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants available here as a PDF and fill out the separate Equal Opportunities form available here as a PDF, and here as a Word Document. Forms are also available by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/recruitment@batleymat.co.uk. Job Specification is available here.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Batley Grammar School Opportunities

For any queries please contact the HR team on 01924 350081 or email 

recruitment@batleymat.co.uk.

All application forms should also be returned to this email address. Please send any postal items to the Human Resources Team, Batley Girls’ High School, Windmill Lane, Batley, WF17 0LD.