SEND Educational Teaching Assistant Job, Batley, West Yorkshire

School in Batley, West Yorkshire

SEND Educational Teaching Assistant Job, Batley, West Yorkshire, August 2021

Job details

Job role SEN specialist, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Contract type Permanent
Salary Grade 6 £20,092 – £21,748 (Actual £15,272- £16,531)

Job summary

Educational Teaching Assistant SEND

32.5 hours per week, Permanent, Term Time Only

Grade 6 £20,092 – £21,748 (Actual £15,272- £16,531)

Commencing September 2021

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic Educational Teaching Assistant to work in the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Department, based at Batley Girls’ High School. The hours of work are Monday-Friday 08.15am-3.15pm.

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

This will include the provision of practical support for learning, educational activities, developing social skills and integration. An interest or qualification in Science is desirable.

The successful applicant will have significant previous experience of working with children/young people, have excellent numeracy and literacy skills and be educated to A level standard (or equivalent).

NVQ 3 for Teaching assistants or equivalent qualifications would be preferable, as would previous experience of assisting classroom teachers in delivering the curriculum and supporting students’ learning in a school setting.

Experience with planning and delivering specific targeted interventions is desirable.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a supportive School where development for staff is a priority.

Applying for the job

Please apply by completing a Batley Multi Academy Trust application form, available at or by contacting the Human Resources department on 07375073011/ recruitment    at, for consideration by our selection panel.

Closing date for applications is Monday 9th August 2021 at 12 noon
Interviews will be held on Monday 16th August 2021

Expected start date

As soon as possible

Application deadline

9 August 2021 at 12:00pm

School overview

School type Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase Secondary
School size 1337 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19

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School website Batley Girls High School website (opens in new tab)

About Batley Girls High School

Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide an outstanding education through our family of schools.  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 are 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. We are dedicated to investing in our staff and passionately committed to their development, providing a supportive environment where people can truly grow and flourish.


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