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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    3 December 2021 at 7:00am

  • Date listed

    24 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

Do you want to work in an environment where you make a difference to the lives of children and young people? Are you a compassionate and patient person? Do you have experience of working with children with SEND?
If you answered yes to these questions, then we are the place for you!
Birstall Primary Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed individual to work as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant to support a child with special educational needs in our Early Years setting.
We require a skilled, enthusiastic person who is willing to learn, support teaching and learning and address the personal needs of our pupil. You will need to be flexible and adaptable, a good communicator, cheerful, calm and be able to work as part of our team.
The role will offer the suitable candidate the opportunity to work in an inclusive and supportive environment which aims to provide the best learning experiences for its pupils. The school is committed to ensuring that all pupils have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities to support them in their journey towards becoming confident lifelong learners.

Applying for the job

Please contact Mrs Gott in the school office on 01924 471372 if you require further details. Applications are available from our website, please visit www.birstallprimaryacademy.co.uk

In line with the Focus-Trust’s Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
196 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01924 471372

About Birstall Primary Academy

Birstall Primary Academy is a small school, right at the heart of the community and we pride ourselves on the rapid improvements that have been made in the last few years.  Our growing reputation has meant that numbers have risen dramatically over recent years - a testament to our committed and energetic staff team and high expectations.

We are an energetic and vibrant school that places great emphasis on achieving the best possible outcomes for our children. Our care and concern for the well-being of our young learners combined with great teaching and learning is ensuring that standards continue to rise year after year. In July 2019, we performed better than many schools in our area and above national average at KS2.

We believe that the partnership between staff, pupils and parents is vital if education is to be a successful experience for the children. We have a fantastic and supportive staff team and we offer an open invitation to visit our school and see first-hand the dedication and determination our whole school community shares in its pursuit of excellence for the children of Birstall.

Arranging a visit to Birstall Primary Academy

Applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office on 01924 471372 to arrange an appointment or email birstall@focus-trust.co.uk for further details.

School location

Chapel Lane, Batley, West Yorkshire, WF17 9EE

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