Castleford Academy Trust


Thank you for your interest in working for one of our Castleford Academy Trust Schools. We are committed to the recruitment, retention and development of highly effective staff who are committed to a culture where there is no acceptance of teaching less than good. If this could be you and you meet the criteria for any of the vacancies across the Trust then we would be delighted to hear from you.  Please see below for detailed information about our current vacancies. There is a great sense of community and you will find our schools both welcoming and hospitable.

Before you complete your application, please remember that:

  • The information you give us in your application is the only information we will use to decide whether or not we will shortlist you for an interview
  • We will not take into account any previous applications you have sent us or anything we already know about you
  • It is important to take your time to fill in your form as fully and accurately as possible

If you do not hear from us regarding your application within 4 weeks from the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we do appreciate your interest and effort in applying for a post with Castleford MAT. We look forward to receiving your application.

Equal Opportunities

In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format. All applicants should fill in our standard application form, and applications received in any other format will not be accepted. This form will help us to see how effective our equal opportunities policy is. We will not use this information when we decide who will be offered the job. We seek to promote diversity and equality of opportunity - applications are welcome from all, irrespective of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, sexuality, religion or faith.


We are committed to increasing employment opportunities for disabled people and encouraging all disabled people to apply for jobs with us. If you need any special arrangements for any part of the interview, please let us know in the space indicated on the form

Disclosure Barring Service Check

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure Barring Service Check.

Work Permits and Visa Status

For more details on work permits and visa status, please see the Home Office website

Data Protection

Any information provided by you during application for a position with our Trust will be stored securely either on paper or electronically in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulations.  This information will be processed solely for the purpose of recruitment and any other activity relating to recruitment.  For more information in relation to how we process your personal data please see our privacy policy or contact the school.

The HR Team
Castleford Academy Trust

1 X Teaching Assistant/1:1 SEN positions (including a lunchtime duty)

Glasshoughton Infant Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of professionals to deliver the best education for over three hundred 3-7 year old pupils for the Castleford community. We […] Read more...

Learning Support Assistant

The opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and flexible individuals to join a team who provide vital learning support to pupils in Year 7-11 with Special Educational Needs. Read more...

Cleaning Assistant

We are looking for cleaners who can work both within the existing team and independently to provide a clean and hygienic school environment which meets specified cleaning standards. Read more...

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