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Educational Teaching Assistant (SEND) Fixed Term

Moor End AcademyKirklees

At Moor End Academy inclusion is at the heart of all practice. We passionate believe in placing the students at the centre of all practice, working with students to explore creative solutions to support them to achieve ambitious outcomes.

We are seeking to recruit ambitious and creative ETAs that will join the Special Educational and Disabilities team. The successful candidate must have a thorough understanding of the education system and the importance of removing barrier for young people. ETAs are a significant part of the staff body providing personalised support to some of our most vulnerable students.

The role will entail a variety of responsibilities including providing in-class support, collaborating with teachers, delivering intervention packages and liaising with external partners. We offer an extensive professional development package dedicated to ETAs, in addition to whole school professional development.

As an ETA you will have opportunities to work alongside experienced pastoral staff and receive guidance from our SENDCo and SEND teacher. Our current Special Educational Needs team is both skilled and willing to develop professionally in order to meet the demands of our cohort. Each member of the SEND team focuses on an area of expertise to further develop sharing best practice and supporting colleagues across the Academy. These include: Social, Emotional and Mental Health, Autism, Speech and language and Dyslexia.

Moor End Academy is an outstanding school where SEND is embedded into Academy life. If you want to develop your skills and knowledge and be part of a highly rewarding, vibrant and creative team, then we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 16th September 2021.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check via the DBS. 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.


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