Educational Support Assistant

Salary details: Grade: 7 SCP: 14 – 17 £16,011 - £16,988

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Ref: ESHR 719

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Castle Hill School, Newsome Road South, Huddersfield HD4 6JL

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 30.5 hours per week

Closing date: 13 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date: Friday 20th September.

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Kirklees Council are advertising this job on behalf of Castle Hill School.

Due to an increase in pupil numbers we are looking to appoint a Full Time Permanent Educational Support Assistant to commence as soon as possible.

Castle Hill School is an Academy for pupils with Severe and Profound Learning Difficulties, age 3-19. Ofsted judged the school as being ‘Outstanding’ in its two previous inspections.  We provide an energetic and forward thinking educational community with cutting-edge facilities and a nurturing environment. We are committed to learning and we offer a broad and challenging curriculum with a child centred philosophy at its core. We promote effective communication and independence in all we do.

We offer excellent personal development and unique opportunities of working within a totally school led system. The school is also part of a Multi Academy Trust which will provide opportunities to work alongside colleagues in other schools.

Further requirements for the position:

A passion and commitment to education for students with complex needs

Enthusiasm and energy

Ability to learn


Excellent communication skills

Ability to inspire and motivate

Ability to form positive and effective relationships 

A visit to the school is highly recommended. Tours of the school are arranged for Thursday 5th September beginning 1.15pm and Tuesday 10th September beginning 10.00am.  Please contact the school on 01484 544558 if you wish to book a place.    

The closing date for the application is noon on Friday 13th September at noon. The provisional interview date is Friday 20th September.

All application forms should be returned directly to the school FAO: Recruitment or emailed to recruitment@castlehillschool.org.uk.

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