On this page we aim to publish details of vacancies for the ten schools in The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust.

The Diocese are looking for Directors to fill vacancies on The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust Board

Foundation Director vacancy for The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust (PDF)


Cover Supervisor

Full time and permanent, 30 hours per week, term time only plus 5 additional days.                                                         Salary NJC Scale, C1 - £20,661 - £22, 658 (actual salary £14,264 - £15,643)

Required for September 2017, the Academy Council is looking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to provide supervision of classes in the absence of the subject teacher, support subject teachers in the classroom and provide supervision of examinations.  Applicants must have experience of working with young people and be able to demonstrate excellent communications skills in order to work alongside a wide range of colleagues.  Previous classroom experience of working with 11-16 year olds will be an advantage.  Good IT skills are required along with excellent literacy and numeracy skills.

  • Closing Date: Monday 3 July 2017, 12 noon
  • Interview Date: It is anticipated interviews will take place the same week

Please email your completed application form to by the closing date.

Job Description (PDF)
Person Specification (PDF)
Support Staff Application Form (WORD)
Recruitment Monitoring Form (WORD)
Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Disclosure Form (WORD)
Notes for Applicants (PDF)


sITE MANAGER, 37 HOURS PER WEEK, ALL YEAR ROUND.  SALARY SCALE njc so1, PT 29-31 - £25,951 - £27,668   

Full time and permanent

Required for September 2017, the Governors are looking to appoint a Site Manager to join their friendly and professional team in two school settings to ensure the continuous upkeep, cleanliness and safety of the premises and grounds.  This is a role covering two school sites - St Mary's Catholic Voluntary Academy, Horsforth and Holy Name Catholic Voluntary Academy, Cookridge, a distance of 1.5 miles.

  • Closing Date: 29 June 2017, 12 noon

  • Interview Date: Wednesday 5 July 2017

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  For further information or to make an appointment please contact Mrs Doidge, School Business Manager on 0113 2584593 or by email at  


Teaching assistant, 32.5 HOURS PER WEEK, TERM TIME ONLY.  initially FIXED TERM UNTIL 31 august 2018.  SALARY SCALE njc a1/b1, PT 8-17.  (aCTUAL SALARY £11,111 - 16,787)   

Required for September 2017, the Governors are looking to appoint a qualified teaching assistant to work in their school across different classes.  The post would be suitable for a person with recent experience of working with children in a school or in a childcare setting.  The post holder will be caring, patient and intuitive with a professional responsibility and awareness of the need to maintain confidentiality.       

  • Closing Date: Tuesday 20 June 2017, 12 noon

  • Shortlisting: Tuesday 20 June 2017

  • Interview Date: Friday 23 June 2017

For further information, please telephone Mrs J Glover, School Business Manager at St Joseph's Harrogate on 01423 562650 or visit the school website  Applicants will be invited for interview via email so please provide an email address.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


Contact Information

For enquiries please contact:

Mrs Amanda Whelan

HR Manager

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