Educational Teaching Assistant - SEND - Lepton CE Primary Academy

Primary Schools
Lepton CE Primary Academy
Monday to Friday. To start Feb 2023
Huddersfield and surrounding areas
Position is offered on a fixed term basis subject to funding
£21,575 Pro Rata

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Lepton CE Primary Academy.

Thank you for considering applying for this post within The Enhance Academy Trust. 
We genuinely believe that any of the schools within our Trust are wonderful places to work and develop your career. 

We are a community of schools where relationships are positive, respectful and friendly. We are part of the Enhance Academy Trust which consists of schools in Kirklees and Wakefield. We are an incredibly busy community of schools with lots going on all year round. 
We are fortunate in having exceptional staff teams in all our schools who enthusiastically provide an engaging curriculum and a wealth of extra-curricular activities and experiences for our pupils to enjoy. Our schools, and the Trust, are supported by our dedicated and committed teams of Trustees and Governors.   

As a community, we all work hard to ensure that pupils get the very best learning experience which supports them to achieve the very best outcomes. 

We have a well-established passion for collaboration; working in partnership throughout the Trust and with a range of other alliances and as part of the local pyramid of schools.

We would hope that what you read in the information pack, alongside your wider research about the Trust and schools, will encourage you to apply

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking person as an Educational Teaching Assistant who will provide support to the teachers and children in a mainstream classroom. You will be working alongside the class teacher, SENDCo and outside agencies.

We pride ourselves in providing a safe, happy and carrying environment, where all pupils are nurtured and valued within a distinctive and inclusive ethos.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a passion for child development and truly want to ‘make a difference’.
  • Have a proven track record of nurturing and engaging positively with children with special educational needs, on a regular basis, in both outdoor and indoor environments.
  • Have experience of working with children in Key Stage One is not essential but preferred.
  • Be flexible and be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Be willing to take on training as required IE Paediatric First Aid.

We can offer you:

  • A warm, welcoming, inclusive school with a friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop professionally and grow in your role.
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference.

To find out more about the Academy please visit the Lepton CE Primary Academy Website.

We only accept applications made on the Enhance Academy Trust Application Form. Hard copy application forms can be found on our website (above) but are also available from the school office. Alternatively, request an application form via email

The completed forms should be returned to: Thomas Burns, Head Teacher, at Lepton CE Primary Academy, Station Road, Lepton, West Yorkshire, HD80DE or

Please ensure you quote the job role on your application form.

Closing date Mon 12th Dec 22 12:00 PM.

Interviews Thursday 15th Dec 22

Enhance Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Online checks will be made on shortlisted candidates. Appointments made are subject to an Enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

12 December 2022, 12:00 PM

This vacancy is closed to applications.