Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working at NCEAT. On this page you can find all of the latest vacancies from across the Trust and all of our MAT schools, including:

  • Bishop’s C of E Primary School
  • Grace Darling C of E Primary School
  • James Knott C of E Primary School
  • Thomas Bewick C of E Primary School
  • William Leech C of E Primary School
  • Warkworth C of E Primary School
  • Castle School
  • Duke’s Secondary School
  • Duke’s Sixth Form
  • NCEAT Central Services teams

Click on the job titles below to expand the full job description. A recruitment pack, including our official application form can be found at the bottom of the page.

Salary:  £23,573 – £29,820 (£25,481 – £32,234 pro rata), depending on experience and qualifications

Hours: 37 hours per week, term time plus 20 additional days
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 12 noon, 26th October 2021

NCEA Trust has a rare opportunity for an experienced HR Officer to join our busy team at its head office in Ashington.

The MAT:
Northumberland Church of England Academy Trust currently comprises eight schools and our aim is to provide an inclusive and diverse learning environment for all of our students, enabling everyone in our community to ‘let their light shine’.

A culture of learning, success, high expectations, aspiration, challenge and inclusion pervade all aspects of school life. This is reflected through the curriculum, the leadership and daily practices of pupils and staff, aspiring to be compassionate global citizens with a sense of community and social responsibility.

The Role:
You will have responsibility and accountability for the full employee life cycle, and will be involved in all areas of the Human Resources function. You will work as part of the HR team in the provision of a comprehensive HR service at NCEA Trust. You will support the Team to consistently provide high quality professional advice and support to managers and staff for all HR related matters and undertake specialist and general HR tasks as required and appropriate to the role.

The Requirements:

  • CIPD Level 5 Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Strong generalist HR experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and tactfully deal with complex employee relations issues
  • Ability to remain positive under challenging circumstances

Candidates should be a person of integrity and be able to maintain confidentiality while remaining impartial. You should have a good eye for detail, be of a resilient nature and be able to remain positive in challenging circumstances.

If you feel that you would like to make a contribution to the success of our Trust by joining one of our friendly HR Team and would like to apply please download our recruitment pack.


NCEAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please see the Recruitment Pack section below for an application form and additional information for each role.

Recruitment Pack

Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form
Safer Recruitment Policy
Equality and Diversity Statement

Job Descriptions and Person Specifications per role:

Human Resources Officer JD & PS