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Marsden Junior School, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

Educational Support Assistant (temporary until July 2019)

Term Time Only, 27hrs 55mins per week

Pay Grade: 6 (SCP16) Salary: £11,671

To commence on Monday 26th November due to a vacancy arising within the school.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking person as an Educational Support Assistant.

Marsden Junior School is a warm and welcoming school that is committed to ensuring that the children are at the heart of everything we do. We pride ourselves in providing a safe, happy and caring environment, where all children are proud to be ‘Exceptional Every Day’.

We require the candidate to:

  • Have a proven track record of nurturing and engaging positively with children, on a regular basis.
  • Support children to develop their language, learning and appropriate social communication skills.
  • To develop the understanding of an exciting, challenging curriculum.
  • Be flexible and be able to work well as part of a team and at times go above and beyond.
  • Be willing to undertake training, as required.

We can offer you:

  • A warm, welcoming, inclusive school with a friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff.
  • Excellent opportunities to develop professionally and grow in your role
  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If you require further information about the role, please contact Sophie Farnell on 01484 843588 or you can visit the school website at

To apply for this job please email for an application form.

Completed application forms should be returned to the Principal, Mrs S Mansell, at the school either by email: or by post to Marsden Junior School, Manchester Road, Huddersfield, HD7 6EP.

Closing date: Friday 9th November 2018