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The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust

About The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust

Welcome

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust is a group of schools serving communities across North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Lancashire. Our sixteen schools, two secondary and fourteen primary, work together to educate more than 5,000 pupils. In doing this, we aim to fulfil our mission of Working together as a true family of schools to offer the high quality Catholic education, enabling our young people to develop spiritually, morally, intellectually and personally, putting their faith into action, through serving Christ in others, in the church and in the world around them.

As a group of schools, we are stronger together, delivering more through collaboration, whilst still enabling our schools to celebrate their own distinctiveness and respond to their individual contexts. This meaningful delegation, provides schools with the agility and ownership of local decision making, along with having access to outstanding services and educational best practice.   We are working together to enhance Our Educational Standards, developing a rich and exciting curriculum, where all pupils thrive and develop virtuous character, achieving outstanding academic outcomes.

As a Catholic MAT, Our Faith Journey plays a key role in the formation of all pupils.  We recognise that their experience of the Catholic life of the school significantly influences their faith as an adult.  We ensure that every pupil within our schools recognises and supports the needs of those who are vulnerable, placing great emphasis on charities and educating all pupils about their potential of making a positive contribution to society. 

We are ambitious for our pupils and are aware that this ambition cannot be achieved without great staff.  We are committed to the development of Our People and committed to ensuring that we have ethical leaders in our schools, along with staff development enhanced by collaboration. We will also ensure that procedures are in place to support staff workload and wellbeing.

To augment the work across our schools, we have developed a range of services to support Our Organisation. This empowers school leaders to focus on the quality of education in our schools.  The systems and structures across the Trust, enable us to work in partnership with a wide range of other organisations, learning from and contributing to the wider education system.  We recognise the role of Trusts in the advancement of education for all and we are determined to develop further the Trust contribution to Our World, through strengthening partnerships and improving our environmental sustainability.

I am proud to lead the Trust and believe passionately about the power of education to have a positive impact on wider society.  We are ambitious in our actions to enhance the quality of education across Our Trust, improving each of Our Schools and impacting positively on all of Our Pupils.

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees (Teachers’ Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)
  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.
  • Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.
  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.
  • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff
  • Cycle to work scheme, funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)
  • Access to Occupational Health and an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) through Education Support
  • Employee benefits scheme through Vivup specialising in health and wellbeing

We very much look forward to hearing from you.

Darren Beardsley       

CEO

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust Vacancies

Senior Estates Manager

Senior Estates Manager

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

We are looking for a Senior Estates Manager, fixed term initially for 6 months, to support the Head of Estates with the day-to-day management and administration of estates matters across our 16 school...

  Fixed Term | Full-Time
  £47,754.00 - £50,788.00 Annually (Actual)
      NJC Scale PO5 points 38-41
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Secondary Data Manager

Secondary Data Manager

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

• Permanent, Term Time Only plus 5 additional days • Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week • Salary NJC Grade PO1, Scale Points 27 - 30, £37,035 - £39,513 per annum • Actual Salary £31,...

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £37,035.00 - £39,513.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade PO1, Scale Points 27 - 30 (Actual Salary £31,813 - £33,941 per annum)
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Foundation Director

Foundation Director

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

A vacancy exists for 2 Foundation Directors for The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust

  N/A | N/A
  Voluntary unpaid role
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Foundation Governor

Foundation Governor

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

Have you ever considered becoming a school governor? Do you have a keen interest in education and feel you could make a positive contribution to the work of an Academy Council? Governors hold sc...

  N/A | N/A
New SHARE

Clerks to Academy Council

Clerks to Academy Council

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust are recruiting keen, organised, skilled individuals to provide professional clerking services to our Academy Councils.  The Clerk provides the governors w...

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £2,224.17 - £3,336.26 Annually (Actual)
      Annual leave paid at £136.49 per year
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Cleaner x 2 Posts

Cleaner x 2 Posts

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Academy Council of this high achieving and oversubscribed Catholic Voluntary Academy is looking to appoint two cleaners to join their team.

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £23,656.00 - £23,656.00 Annually (FTE)
      15 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 10 additional days. 3 pm – 6 pm Monday to Friday. Salary NJC Grade A1, Scale Point 2, £23,656 per annum. Actual Salary £8,414 per annum
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Cook

Cook

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• Fixed term for one year until 31 August 2025, 21 hours per week over 3 days, term time only plus 5 additional days • Salary NJC Grade B1, Scale Points 4-6, £24,404 - £25,183 per annum • Ac...

  Fixed Term/Term Time Only | Part-Time
  £24,404.00 - £25,183.00 Annually (FTE)
      NJC Grade B1, Scale Points 4-6 (Actual Salary £11,886 - £12,266 per annum)
New SHARE

Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Required from September 2024 Permanent, 35 hours per week, Term Time Only Flexibility to cover alternative shifts and operational needs when required Salary NJC Grade B3, Scale Points 7 - 11, £25,...

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £25,584.00 - £27,269.00 Annually (Actual)
      NJC Grade B3, Scale Points 7 - 11 (Actual Salary £20,307 - £21,644 per annum)
New SHARE

Teaching Assistant (1 Year FTC, term time only plus 1 day)

Teaching Assistant (1 Year FTC, term time only plus 1 day)

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• Fixed Term for 1 year, Term Time Only plus 1 additional day • 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm • Salary NJC Grade A1/B1, Scale Points 3 - 6, £24,027 - £25,183 per an...

  Fixed Term | Part-Time
  £24,027.00 - £25,183.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade A1/B1, Scale Points 3 - 6 (Actual Salary £ 17,789 - £18,645 per annum)
New SHARE

Administrative Assistant (1 Year FTC, part time, TTO)

Administrative Assistant (1 Year FTC, part time, TTO)

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• 1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Part Time, Term Time Only • 3 days per week, 8:30am – 1pm (13.5 hours per week) • Salary NJC Grade B1 Scale Points 4-6, £23,114 to £23,893 per annum • Actu...

  Fixed Term | Part-Time
  £23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade B1 Scale Points 4-6 (£7,471 to £7,709 per annum)
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The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust Vacancies

Senior Estates Manager

Senior Estates Manager

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

We are looking for a Senior Estates Manager, fixed term initially for 6 months, to support the Head of Estates with the day-to-day management and administration of estates matters across our 16 school...

  Fixed Term | Full-Time
  £47,754.00 - £50,788.00 Annually (Actual)
      NJC Scale PO5 points 38-41
New SHARE

Secondary Data Manager

Secondary Data Manager

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

• Permanent, Term Time Only plus 5 additional days • Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week • Salary NJC Grade PO1, Scale Points 27 - 30, £37,035 - £39,513 per annum • Actual Salary £31,...

  Permanent | Full-Time
  £37,035.00 - £39,513.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade PO1, Scale Points 27 - 30 (Actual Salary £31,813 - £33,941 per annum)
New SHARE

Foundation Director

Foundation Director

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

A vacancy exists for 2 Foundation Directors for The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust

  N/A | N/A
  Voluntary unpaid role
New SHARE

Foundation Governor

Foundation Governor

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

Have you ever considered becoming a school governor? Do you have a keen interest in education and feel you could make a positive contribution to the work of an Academy Council? Governors hold sc...

  N/A | N/A
New SHARE

Clerks to Academy Council

Clerks to Academy Council

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire

The Bishop Wheeler Catholic Academy Trust are recruiting keen, organised, skilled individuals to provide professional clerking services to our Academy Councils.  The Clerk provides the governors w...

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £2,224.17 - £3,336.26 Annually (Actual)
      Annual leave paid at £136.49 per year
New SHARE

Cleaner x 2 Posts

Cleaner x 2 Posts

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Academy Council of this high achieving and oversubscribed Catholic Voluntary Academy is looking to appoint two cleaners to join their team.

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £23,656.00 - £23,656.00 Annually (FTE)
      15 hours per week, Term Time Only plus 10 additional days. 3 pm – 6 pm Monday to Friday. Salary NJC Grade A1, Scale Point 2, £23,656 per annum. Actual Salary £8,414 per annum
New SHARE

Cook

Cook

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• Fixed term for one year until 31 August 2025, 21 hours per week over 3 days, term time only plus 5 additional days • Salary NJC Grade B1, Scale Points 4-6, £24,404 - £25,183 per annum • Ac...

  Fixed Term/Term Time Only | Part-Time
  £24,404.00 - £25,183.00 Annually (FTE)
      NJC Grade B1, Scale Points 4-6 (Actual Salary £11,886 - £12,266 per annum)
New SHARE

Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

St. Mary's Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

Required from September 2024 Permanent, 35 hours per week, Term Time Only Flexibility to cover alternative shifts and operational needs when required Salary NJC Grade B3, Scale Points 7 - 11, £25,...

  Permanent | Part-Time
  £25,584.00 - £27,269.00 Annually (Actual)
      NJC Grade B3, Scale Points 7 - 11 (Actual Salary £20,307 - £21,644 per annum)
New SHARE

Teaching Assistant (1 Year FTC, term time only plus 1 day)

Teaching Assistant (1 Year FTC, term time only plus 1 day)

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• Fixed Term for 1 year, Term Time Only plus 1 additional day • 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm • Salary NJC Grade A1/B1, Scale Points 3 - 6, £24,027 - £25,183 per an...

  Fixed Term | Part-Time
  £24,027.00 - £25,183.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade A1/B1, Scale Points 3 - 6 (Actual Salary £ 17,789 - £18,645 per annum)
New SHARE

Administrative Assistant (1 Year FTC, part time, TTO)

Administrative Assistant (1 Year FTC, part time, TTO)

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire

• 1 Year Fixed Term Contract, Part Time, Term Time Only • 3 days per week, 8:30am – 1pm (13.5 hours per week) • Salary NJC Grade B1 Scale Points 4-6, £23,114 to £23,893 per annum • Actu...

  Fixed Term | Part-Time
  £23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE)
      Salary NJC Grade B1 Scale Points 4-6 (£7,471 to £7,709 per annum)
New SHARE
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