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Pickering Community Junior School, Middleton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8AJ


Full Time

Application Closing Date

29 Jun 2017

Salary Range (From and To)

£55,048 to £63,779


Interview Date

Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 July

Venue for Interview

Pickering Community Junior School, Middleton Road, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8AJ

Number on Roll: 271 
Post: Headteacher 
Commencing: January 2018 
Salary: L15-L21 £55,048 to £63,779 

The children, staff and governors are seeking to appoint a committed and experienced professional to further shape our improvement plan while continuing to raise standards, provide clear leadership and ensure that key targets are set and achieved. 

Pickering Community Junior School is set in a lovely, rural location. It is well maintained, has excellent facilities and motivated staff. We benefit from being surrounded by beautiful grounds which include a playing field and a mixed surface games area. The school has a welcoming atmosphere and extremely well-behaved children. 

Pickering Community Junior School’s motto is “To Care” and this is fundamental to all of the work that we do. This is expanded in our school values which epitomise the attitudes we foster towards one another and capture the pride we take in all aspects of our work. It also illustrates the inclusive nature of our teaching and wider school ethos. 

As a strong communicator you will develop and build partnerships and networks and, with governors, consider the strategic direction of the school. You must possess the ability to motivate, influence and inspire pupils, staff and stakeholders while leading the development of the curriculum. You will strengthen performance to deliver outstanding provision which ensures the best outcomes for all our children. 

Visible, approachable and resilient, you will also assume responsibility for all aspects of school life, including further engaging the wider community, developing partnerships and collaborative options particularly opportunities for future federation or academisation. 

We welcome school visits and, if you would like the opportunity to come along, please call Jan Bell on 01751 472873 or email: 

Key Dates: 
Closing date for applications: Midnight, Thursday 29 June 
Shortlisting: Monday 3 July 
Assessment Event and Interview: Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 July 

When applying please take into account the following: 

Supporting information: 
The supporting information section of your application should clearly evidence your ability to meet the requirements we have outlined in the person specification. This section will be used to shortlist applicants for this role and therefore it is imperative that you provide evidence in this section. 


For more information please follow the link below.

2 X Advanced Teaching Assistant


Grade: Band 5 £16,123 - £17,419 pa pro rata

Hours: 11.5 hours (across 5 afternoons and to include non-contact time)

Term time only – fixed term commencing 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018


  • Do you believe passionately in equal entitlement for all, and that all children are capable of making good progress?
  • Do you want to work with a team of dedicated staff who inspire and nurture our children?

Background to the role:

  1. Pickering Junior School, we are committed to using our Pupil Premium provision in creative ways to best impact on the outcomes of the children in our school. We are therefore delighted to advertise for 2 x ATA roles to lead small group (evidence-based) interventions to a mixture of Pupil Premium and non-Pupil Premium children. This role will be line managed and supported by Mrs Long, the Vulnerable Person’s Champion, to whom the successful candidates will be directly linked. We are a dynamic, forward thinking school, with a team of dedicated and supportive staff and we are looking for the right person/people to join our team in this new, exciting role.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and outstanding practitioners with knowledge, vision and flexibly. You will need to have superb team working and planning and organisational skills combined with high expectations and ability to lead learning bespoke to the individual needs of a child.


In return, we can offer you:

  • A vibrant, dynamic and enjoyable place to work
  • Great children who are keen and eager to learn
  • Supportive colleagues and governors
  • Nurturing and supportive colleagues and opportunities for continuous professional development.


Please contact the school for a more detailed discussion or to book a visit prior to making an application. Application forms and further details are available by email from or from our website Completed applications along with a letter outlining your suitability and experience for this role should be returned to Pickering Junior School, Middleton Road, Pickering YO18 8AJ


Start date: September 2017


Closing Date for Applications: Monday 12 June 2017 Interview Date: Monday 19 June 2017