Educational Support Assistant - Hopton Primary School




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The Governing Body of Hopton Primary School wishes to appoint enthusiastic individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to fulfil the role of a Educational Support Assistant starting 5th September until 31st August 2023.  This is a Fixed Term post to start with, we are hoping for it to continue after this date.

The school is a Victorian building set in a rural area and is part of a pyramid of five primary schools in the Mirfield area.  It is a school of 360 pupils and 50 staff and holds a key role in the local community.

We are seeking a dynamic and talented Educational Support Assistant who will continue to give our children the educational experience they have come to expect at Hopton.  We are happy to accept applications from experienced and newly qualified educational teaching assistants.  The successful applicant may be working with identified children in receipt of an EHCP.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is dedicated, energetic and proactive, with the vision and motivation to inspire others.
  • Is committed to helping us nurture excellence and drive our school forward.
  • Is creative in their approach to children's learning.
  • Will support partnerships with pupils, staff, parents, Governors and the community.
  • Has a positive approach and enjoys a challenge.

We can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, co-operative, happy children.
  • A friendly, supportive team of staff and Governors.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.


If you require an appointment to visit the school prior to completing an application, please contact Miss Suzanne Ellison, Bursar on telephone: 01924 489736 to make an appointment.  For more information on the school you can visit the school website at


Application forms should be returned by emailing by 12.00 pm on Friday 8th July 2022.

Please note interviews will take place on Monday 18th & Tuesday 19th July 2022.