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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£16,219 to £17,352 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

ETA Role

The Senior Leadership Team and Governors of Boothroyd Primary Academy are are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Educational Teaching Assistant to work with our KS2 children. The successful candidate will be able to build good relationships with both students and staff, demonstrating a respectful and caring attitude towards everyone in school. Experience of working with children in a school environment (preferably in KS2) and having the appropriate literacy and numeracy skills is essential for this role, ideally along with a knowledge of the national curriculum.

Key Attributes:

  • Have a true passion and enjoyment for enabling children to reach their potential.
  • Be enthusiastic with a good sense of humour.
  • Have a clear awareness of expectations within year groups and the progression of knowledge within the curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

Our unique school offers you:

  • Children who are keen to learn.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A superb support network as part of the wider Focus-Trust MAT to help develop your potential within the school environment.
  • Wellbeing support and access to Kirklees Occupational Health Schemes.

Please do have a look at the school website at www.boothroydprimaryacademy.co.uk for further information.

If you would like to arrange a visit to our wonderful school, please contact the school office on 01924 562425, and our Principal, Matt Birkett would be delighted to show you around and give you more information about the school (this will need to be before we close for Easter holidays). Alternatively, there is a virtual tour of school here: https://aws360buildtour.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/Boothroyd/index.html

Further details about the role

Please send completed application forms to boothroyd.recruitment@focus-trust.co.uk

Applicants are encouraged to address the personal specification when completing their application.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 5th April 2024

Please note that Boothroyd will be closed for Easter holidays from Monday 25th March to Friday 5th April inclusively.

Interview date: Interviews will be held as soon as possible during w/c 8th April.

Boothroyd Primary Academy is a member of Focus-Trust, and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and other relevant employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

CVs will not be accepted, only applications submitted on the school’s application form.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

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About Boothroyd Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
600 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 562425

Do you wish to make a strong contribution to the future success of our school?

Boothroyd Primary Academy is a large three-form academy serving over 640 pupils from the local Dewsbury community and judged by OFSTED as a Good school with Outstanding features. “As a result of inclusive leadership, precise assessment and high-quality teaching, children make outstanding progress” (OFSTED Mar 2019).

Our vision is for Boothroyd to be the heartbeat of the community, where we empower all, so we all shine brightly. We collectively contribute to a positive culture and learning environment that enables everyone to thrive and be the best version of themselves, by living out our school values of Honesty, Excellence, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork. We believe in nurturing every child's potential and fostering a supportive learning environment where every pupil can thrive.

Arranging a visit to Boothroyd Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.lynch@focus-trust.co.uk.

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