Support Assistant - Primary Phase, Calderdale

Closing date:

The Halifax AcademyCalderdale

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3 Actual Salary: £11,896 - £12,599
Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 31 hours per week
(Monday - Thursday 7:50am - 2:50pm, Friday 7:45am - 1:15pm)

Required as soon as possible, The Halifax Academy would like to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Support Assistant to support a student with a visual impairment within our Primary Phase

The successful candidate will have knowledge of the Foundation Stage along with experience of supporting students with educational and complex needs. We require the support assistant to support the class teacher in the development and implementation of various strategies to facilitate learning in line with the students’ needs and abilities. The successful applicant will have an understanding of how young children learn and make progress. They will also be great team players, good communicators and dedicated to raising the achievement of our students.

We are a values driven organisation committed to living out our values of Heart, Mind and Communication and driven by our passion for all-through education and improving social mobility.

The successful candidate will be involved in:

  • improving learning and teaching
  • working as part of a team but using their own initiative
  • motivating and inspiring our pupil’s to raise achievement
  • tracking pupils individual performance and implementing intervention strategies

In return we can offer:

  • working as part of a creative and supportive team, who are determined and driven on our mission to achieve the very best for our pupils.
  • joining our ‘coaching culture’ which is a key focus for CPD in the Academy. Every member of our teaching and support staff are involved in our ‘Coaching for Excellence’ programme to focus on improving teaching and learning in all subjects.
  • the opportunity to gain cross phase experience.
  • enthusiastic students who are keen to make outstanding progress
  • effective supportive and dynamic leadership

Application forms and further details can be downloaded from the Academy’s website at

Completed applications should be emailed to or posted to The Halifax Academy no later than Thursday 14th December by 9am. No late applications will be accepted.

The Halifax Academy
Gibbet Street, Halifax, HX2 0BA
Tel: 01422 301080
4 - 16 Academy

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More about The Halifax Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Secondary Campus, Gibbet Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX2 0BA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1422 301080
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The Halifax Academy is a high performing 4-16 all-through Academy in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. It was inspected by Ofsted in September 2017 being judged as good in all areas. Outcomes are outstanding at KS4 and place the academy in the top 15% of a...