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Educational Support Assistant

Salary details: £4,298 - £4,384

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Ref: ED 18967


Kirkburton First School, School Hill, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0SG

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time Only

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: Mon, Weds, Thurs & Fri - 9.30-12pm - 10 hours

Closing date: 20 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date:

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“Working, learning and playing together to achieve excellence and enjoyment within a Christian Community”.


The Headteacher and Governors of Kirkburton CE (VA) School are looking to recruit a dynamic, dedicated and conscientious individual to join us as an Educational Teaching Assistant. The role will involve working, under the guidance of Teaching/senior staff, with groups of children across school including those with SEN/D in or out of the classroom.  You will assist Teachers in planning, assessment and management/preparation of resources to ensure high quality provision. You must be passionate about Early Education and be willing to keep up to date with knowledge of the legal requirements, national policies and guidance on the safeguarding and promotion of health and well-being of children.


We can offer:

  • A warm, welcoming, friendly and supportive school team.
  • Enthusiastic, well behaved and engaged pupils who are eager to learn.
  • The opportunity to participate in the continued development of our small church school.


In return, we are looking for someone who is:

  • An excellent, creative practitioner with high expectations.
  • Passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential.
  • Well organised and committed to raising standards.
  • Warm, nurturing and caring.


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.

Applicants are encouraged to visit the school, please contact Mrs Patricia Brooke, Headteacher, on 01484 609190.  If you require further information about the school you can visit the school website.

To apply for this role, please download and complete an appliation form attached. A CV is not required.

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email office@kirkburtonfirst.co.uk or by post to the address at the top of the page, by 12 noon on Friday 20th September 2019.

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