Educational Teaching Assistant SEN - Batley Girls’ High School

Secondary Schools
Batley Girls' High School
32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only
Grade 6
£19,554 – £21,166 (Actual £14,665- £15,874)

Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Batley Girls’ High School.

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School.

We are an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Educational Teaching Assistant to join our Trust, based at Batley Girls' High School. The hours of work are Monday-Friday 08.15am-3.15pm.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team including teaching and other support staff to support the learning and welfare of student/learners. This will include the provision of practical support for learning, educational activities, developing social skills and integration. An interest or qualification in Science is desirable.

The successful applicant will have significant previous experience of working with children/young people, have excellent numeracy and literacy skills and be educated to A level standard (or equivalent). NVQ 3 for Teaching assistants or equivalent qualifications would be preferable, as would previous experience of assisting classroom teachers in delivering the curriculum and supporting students’ learning in a school setting. Experience with planning and delivering specific targeted interventions is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 07375073011 or, for consideration by our selection panel.

10 June 2020, 11:55 PM

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