16 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,916.00 - £22,015.00 Annually (Actual) 32.5 hours a week, working term time plus 5 inset days.

School Inclusion Support Worker job summary

Joseph Norton Academy in Huddersfield is a special academy educating children and young people with complex Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties across Kirklees. The school prides itself on its use of nurture, social pedagogy and its focus on preparation for adulthood. Due to long term plans for growth within the academy we are recruiting.

Our school is proud to offer a supportive team; high quality personalised training and an opportunity to work with utterly fabulous children and young people as outlined in our values below.

VALUES - We value respect, perseverance, cooperation and responsibility. These values are reflected in our Ways of Working.

As a School Inclusion Support Worker ISW at this school in Huddersfield, you will offer more than classroom support. You will make connections, develop relationships and help our pupils navigate the path to a better future. This includes:

  • Getting the classroom ready for lessons
  • Supporting the pupils in class
  • Helping those who need extra support
  • Completing pupils records
  • Taking the lead on specific activities and sessions
  • Providing learning routines at school, in the community and in the family home


  • Experience in a school or similar setting
  • IDEALLY experience working with children/ young people with SEN / SEMH needs
  • Educated with GCSE Maths and English or equivalent OR willingness to undertake (salary reflective if criteria not met)
  • Car driver with access to own vehicle OR willingness to learn


Salary for a ISW Inclusion Support Worker £20,916.00 - £22,015.00 actual annual salary working 32.5 hours per week Mon-Fri term time only + 5 inset days + amazing benefits working for our Wellspring trust which can be found on the trust website www.wellspringacademytrust.co.uk/careers


If you are interested in this excellent opportunity simply clinic APPLY NOW alternatively if you have additional questions then please reach out to Caroline the Recruitment Manager: recruitment@sppartnership.co.uk
If you are unsure if you meet all the criteria but have an interest in this opportunity then please do submit your application

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.
We want our people to reflect our diverse communities and create a safe space in which everyone belongs. We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds and especially those from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks and appropriate references. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If this post isn't for you, check out our other vacancies on our website: www.sppartnership.co.uk/vacancies

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Joseph Norton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
School size
63 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16

Special - SEMH

School location

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