Nursery Nurse / EYFS Teaching Assistant, Kirklees

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Huddersfield Grammar SchoolKirklees

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Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity exists to join one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire from November 2019.

Huddersfield Grammar School seeks an energetic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified Nursery Nurse / EYFS Teaching Assistant, qualified to Level 3 or above, to join our Early Years department. 

Huddersfield Grammar School is thriving and now comprises of over 560 students, from the Early Years to Year 11, with class sizes typically limited to a maximum of 20 pupils per class. It was recently ranked by The Sunday Times as a ‘Top 100’ independent school, before being announced as a national finalist in the prestigious Independent Schools Association Awards. 

Candidates for the Nursery Nurse / EYFS Teaching Assistant post should illustrate a capacity to assist our Early Years team in all aspects of day-to-day care, through social, emotional, educational and practical interaction, nurturing and guidance.

The appointed person will be responsible for a key group of children, helping them to learn and develop socially, physically and emotionally, through familiar routines, stimulating educational play and other child-based activities. 

In seeking to work for a well-regarded independent school, applicants should also demonstrate a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. 

To apply, please complete the Application Form in this advertisement and email it to Miss M Barber at Huddersfield Grammar School, at 

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October

Early applications are encouraged, as the school reserves the right to make an early appointment.  

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity (if the candidate has lived in the UK) and/or criminal/police checks for all other countries inhabited (irrespective of whether they worked in those countries).

More about Huddersfield Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Royds Mount, Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4QX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1484 424549

Huddersfield Grammar School is one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire. It is set in beautiful woodland surroundings and a warm, kind and purposeful feel permeates the whole community. 

As a co-educational, all-through school, w...