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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.

Trust-Wide Opportunities

Trust Finance Manager

Full Time/52 weeks

Grade 12- £36,876-£38,813

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and professional Finance Manager to join Batley Multi Academy Trust.  This is a new and exciting role within the Trust. The role will be based in one of our secondary schools (Upper Batley High School) for two days per week and across the Trust for the other three.

The Trust Finance Manager will lead the Trust’s central finance function, being responsible for managing the organisation’s financial systems, including payroll. They will advise on and ensure effective provision of financial management across the Trust; managing a small central finance team.

The successful candidate will hold a formal accountancy qualification (CCAB) or be part qualified with significant experience relevant to the post.

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

If you meet the criteria above then we would be thrilled to hear from you.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 4 March 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held week commencing 9 March 2020

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 Girls' High School Opportunities

Teacher of French

To commence ASAP

0.4-0.6/Temporary until August 2020

NQT/MPS/UPS

We are seeking to appoint a talented Teacher of French. The successful applicant will be student centred and a collaborative practitioner. The role has a requirement to teach French KS3.

The role is offered on a temporary basis until August 2020. The Hours of work are 0.4 (Monday & Thursday) with the potential for this to increase to 0.6 from Easter 2020 (Friday).

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.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 26 February 2020

Interviews will be held W/C 2 March 2020

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.

Trust Cover Supervisor

32.5 hours per week/ Permanent

Grade 7- £22,462- £23,836 (Actual £16,846-£17,877)

We are looking to appoint a Cover supervisor to work on a permanent basis for 32.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday 8am-3pm). The post will be based at Batley Girls’ High School however the successful candidate may be asked may be asked to work across The Trust, therefore own transport and a full clean driving license is essential.

To provide practical support for learning, educational activities, developing social skills, integration and for securing student’s physical and emotional wellbeing.

The successful candidate will have experience of working with children / young people in a school environment, with proven success in using teaching resources and supporting learners. Knowledge of the national curriculum is also essential.

Educated to A-level standard or equivalent, the successful applicant will have good organisation and communication skills and can work well in a team. The role will involve providing support and guidance to individual groups or on a whole class basis through curriculum activities.

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 at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 27 February 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held W/C 02 March 2020

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.

Teacher of RE

To commence September 2020

Full time/Permanent

NQT/MPS/UPS

We are seeking to appoint a talented teacher to join our Humanities department as a Teacher of RE.  The successful applicant will be student centred and a collaborative practitioner. The post offers excellent opportunities for a committed teacher with good knowledge of the RE curriculum offer at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis.

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

If you are a highly effective classroom teacher with excellent communication skills and are keen to make a difference to the progress and aspirations of our Girls’, then we would welcome your application.

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.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 3 March 2020

Interviews will be held on Thursday 12 March 2020

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.

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

To commence September 2020

Full time/Permanent

MPS/UPS PLUS TLR 2B (£4,654

We are seeking to appoint a talented and experienced Head of Modern Foreign Languages. The successful applicant will be student centred and a collaborative practitioner. The role has a requirement to teach French and Spanish to KS4.

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.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 4 March 2020

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11 March 2020

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.

SENCO Lead

Full time/Permanent

MPS/UPS Plus TLR 1A (£9,928)

Possibility of Leadership for appropriately qualified/experienced candidate

We seek to appoint a candidate who is passionate about securing an excellent quality of education for our SEND students. The candidate will have a clear vision about how to remove barriers to learning and will have a forensic approach to securing the best possible outcomes for our SEND students, working in close partnership with parents and families.

The successful candidate will be a champion and advocate for students with SEND, who is a strong ‘team player’ and has a strategic, solution–focussed approach, promoting inclusivity at all levels. They will have a thorough knowledge of best practice and should either have the SENDCO qualification or be in the process of securing this. We are looking for an individual with high aspirations to progress in their professional career.

Batley Girls’ High School is a key partner in a highly successful Multi Academy Trust and we anticipate further growth and expansion within our local family of schools. High quality SEND provision is a key priority for the Trust.

The role will have a 50% reduced timetable.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11 March 2020

Interviews will be held WC 16 March 2020

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

Teacher of PE

NQT/MPS/UPS

Full Time/Permanent

To commence September 2020

We are seeking to appoint an innovative Teacher of PE to join our successful and hardworking team.  The successful applicant will be learner centred and a collaborative practitioner. The post offers excellent opportunities for a committed teacher to teach a range of sports across all year groups, including Cambridge Nationals in KS4. A commitment to promoting extra-curricular activities is essential for the role.

If you are a highly effective classroom teacher with excellent communication skills and are keen to make a difference to the progress and aspirations of our learners, then we would welcome your application.

In return we can offer:

  • A firm commitment to your professional development with a structured programme of CPD.
  • A supportive team of exceptional staff and school leaders to ensure success in the role.
  • Excellent facilities with highly motivated learners, keen to learn and engage in lessons.
  • Leadership development opportunities and a bespoke development programme.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking school who in return for your commitment and hard work will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Friday 28 February 2020

Interviews will be held WC 2/9 March 2020

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.

Healey Junior Infant & Nursery Opportunities

Field Lane Junior Infant & Nursery Opportunities

Batley Grammar School Opportunities

Teacher of Art

Full Time/Temporary (Maternity cover)

NQT/MPS/UPS

To commence September 2020

We are looking for an inspirational teacher, proud to be part of our school community, committed to delivering outstanding lessons, maintaining high standards of behaviour for learning and contributing fully to the life of the school. This is a unique opportunity to join this highly successful, oversubscribed and forward thinking School on its exciting journey from good to outstanding.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;
  • An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;
  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;
  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;
  • A comprehensive induction programme;
  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust

If you meet the criteria above then we would be thrilled to hear from you.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal opportunities form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 5 March 2020

Interviews will be held W/C 9 March 2020

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.

Subject Leader-MFL

Full Time/Permanent

MPS/UPS + TLR of (£2845)

To commence September 2020

We are looking for an inspirational teacher, proud to be part of our school community, committed to delivering outstanding lessons, maintaining high standards of behaviour for learning and contributing fully to the life of the school. This is a unique opportunity to join this highly successful, oversubscribed and forward thinking School on its exciting journey from good to outstanding.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;
  • An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;
  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;
  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;
  • A comprehensive induction programme;
  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust

If you meet the criteria above then we would be thrilled to hear from you.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form and a Personal details and Equal opportunities form, available at www.batleymat.co.uk or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/ recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 5 March 2020

Interviews will be held W/C 9 March 2020

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.

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.