Athelstan Community Primary School

"To be the best that we can be"



Thankyou for your interest in working at Athelstan School. Please see the current vacancies below.

Teaching Vacancy  1   : M3-M6   Established Full time from  01/09/2021  Shortlisted

Teaching Vacancy  2  : M3-UPS +TLR  Established Full time from   01/09/2021 Shortlisted

Early Yeas Assistant  Grade C Scale point  2- 4 Combined post 30 hours to start ASAP


Thankyou for your interest in our school. Please note that unfortunately due to Covid 19 restrictions we are unable to accept visitors. If you are interested in any of the advertised posts and would like to speak to someone please call the school on  01977 684037



Athelstan CP School

Milford Road

Sherburn in Elmet

LS25 6QN

Tel 01977 684037



Required from April 2021

Combined Post 30 hours per week  

GTA Grade C Scale point   2 – 4              12.5 hours per week

Play Worker Grade C Scale point 2 -4     15 hours per week

MSA Grade B Scale point 2                    2.5 hours per week

Established post    Term Time only

We are currently looking to increase the staffing for our Early Years unit to work within Puddles and the before and after school provision. You must be committed to following a creative, child centred approach to teaching and learning and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You would work alongside an established motivated and supportive Early Years Team, led by our Deputy Head teacher

Athelstan School is a friendly, warm and welcoming school, there is a strong family and inclusive ethos, where teamwork is highly valued and the role of the individual within the team is respected.

You must:

  • Be an outstanding candidate
  • An understanding of and commitment to the provision of good quality childcare
  • An understanding of food hygiene rules
  • Health & safety knowledge, including lifting and handling and fire prevention
  • A sound understanding of safeguarding procedures
  • Knowledge of healthy eating
  • Be an excellent team player contributing to our early years.
  • Be confident in communicating positively with parents, and all other stakeholders on a daily basis.
  • Be hardworking and willing to contribute to the whole school ethos
  • Have a sense of fun!

The successful applicant will have a child care qualification and have a desire to work within early years.

Application details: Application packs can be downloaded from the school website under Vacancies/Early Years, or may be requested via email  CVs will not be accepted for any post based in school. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, we appoint on merit. Two Ticks Disability. This post is subject to enhanced DBS, suitable references and medical clearance.

Closing date for applications is Friday April 11th   

Interviews will take place before Friday April 23rd  

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications or services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.