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Educational Teaching Assistant - SEND

Batley Girls’ High School is an ‘Outstanding’ 11-19 school and we are very proud of our achievements: ‘Students achieve exceptionally well in this outstanding academy. They make rapid and sustained progress’ (Ofsted, 2013). We have an ethos based around the ideas of Achievement, Respect and Transformation (ART). Respect for self, for others and for learning is at the core of everything we do.

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. 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. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.

Role Overview

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Educational Teaching Assistant to provide the very best care, guidance and support to young people in our school who have special educational needs.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team including teaching and other support staff to support the learning and welfare of students/learners.

You will have experience of working in a similar role/educational setting and be qualified to A Level standard (or equivalent). Previous experience of assisting classroom teachers in delivering the curriculum and an interest or qualification in Science is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive school where development for staff is a priority.

Contractual Terms

32.5 hours per week - Monday-Friday 8.15am-3:15pm

Permanent/Term Time Only

Grade / Salary

Grade 6 £20,444 – £22,129 (Actual £15,194- £16,447)

Closing Date

Thursday 25 August 2022


Interviews will be held week commencing 5 September 2022


Batley Girls' High School
Windmill Lane
West Yorkshire
WF17 0LD

Supporting documents

How to apply

Please apply by completing an application form via the link below:

If you require any further information, please contact the Human Resources department on 01924 350081/