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Educational Teaching Assistant x 3 Jobs

Salary details: £15,509 - £16,523

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Ref: ED 18517


Southgate School, Southfield Road, Almondbury, Huddersfield, HD5 8TG

Place of Work:


Contract Type: Various

Working Pattern: Term Time + 1 week

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 30 hours 30 minutes

Closing date: 24 February 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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Permanent and Fixed Term Contracts considered

We are looking to recruit Educational Teaching Assistants to work at Southgate School on fixed term and permanent contracts.

How would you like to work for a fantastic nurturing and innovative provision with a dedicated team of staff who always put our pupils first?   

We are a new provision based in a newly modernised building based in Almondbury, Huddersfield.  We provide specialist educational support to children from the age of 4-16 from across the Kirklees area.

As an ETA in this school you will deliver a huge range of different strategies and approaches.  You should be able to deliver learning under the supervision of the teacher to individuals and small groups of pupils.  Our days are challenging but deeply rewarding.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to our whole school nurture approach

  • Use personalised approaches to help pupils achieve their potential

  • Be resilient, able to reflect and think out of the box to try new approaches

  • Have a passion for children's learning and wellbeing

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to work as part of a team

  • Be positive, calm, sensitive and tenacious.

  • Have team teach training or the equivalent (or be willing to undertake this training) and be calmly confident about using positive physical intervention when this is required

  • Be committed to the safeguarding of children.

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 further information about the role or to arrange a visit / tour, please contact the school on 01484 504544. For more information about the school please go to our website – www.southgateschool.co.uk

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher at the school either by email office@southgateschool.co.uk or by post to the school address at the top of the page, by Sunday 24th February 2019.

Interviews will be held week commencing 4 March 2019 at the school.