Creatives Educational Teaching Assistant

Secondary Schools
Upper Batley High School
37 hours Term Time + 2 days
Batley Field Hill, Batley WF17 0BJ
12 months
Grade 6
£16846.52 - £18235.32


Are you creative? Are you forward thinking and full of ideas? Are you willing and able to use creativity to transform the lives of children and young people?

If our questions spiked your interest, then please keep reading. We are looking for a creative individual who can help us transform our learning community. If you have recently graduated with a degree (or equivalent experience) in Product Design, Art, 3D Modelling or similar, then we would love you to join our team. We are looking for an inspirational individual who can help, design, build and install engaging and inspiring and creative classroom and learning displays. Think a plane in History, a solar system or DNA double helix in Science, an Escher model in Maths and an Eiffel Tower in Modern Foreign Languages…you get the idea. The role would be to work with our Head of Creatives, our amazing Creatives team and our general staff team, to transform a 1960’s building into the most engaging and inspiring learning community in the country. You would also help some young people develop their own individual creativity.


Upper Batley High School is a dynamic, innovative and forward thinking learning community.  We are proud that our focus is on educating ‘Tomorrow’s Successful Men’ and we are specialists in the education of boys. Respect lies at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a forward thinking individual to join our team on our journey to outstanding. Our GCSE results increased again in 2019, demonstrating great progress for boys and a record number of learners achieving the highest possible grade 9. Ofsted visited us in 2019 and said our school “provides all pupils with a high quality education”. Upper Batley High School were identified as a Beacon School in the Northern Challenge report due to the excellent progress our disadvantaged learners make. We also hold the PSHCE Charter Mark, the Careers Quality Standard and we are a lead school within the Kirklees Careers Hub. We are one of only a few schools in the UK to achieve 100% in all Gatsby benchmarks. Ofsted identified our careers programme as a “real strength of the school”. Our 11-16 school is multi-cultural and located close to the town centre, within easy access of the motorway network. Our work is focused on developing the unique potential of every individual whilst working towards becoming an outstanding educational organisation. We are a vibrant, rich and exciting learning community with unique and inspiring opportunities inside and outside the classroom. We are part of the Batley Multi Academy Trust, whose 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.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive forward thinking school who in return for your commitment and hard work will support you to achieve your own career goals and aspirations. Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/, for consideration by our selection panel.


Closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd September 2020 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held either week commencing 7th or 14th September 2020

02 September 2020, 12:00 PM

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