Nursery Nurse / EYFS Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover), Huddersfield

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Huddersfield Grammar SchoolHuddersfield
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Start date: February 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover

An exciting opportunity exists to work in one of the leading independent schools in West Yorkshire, effective February 2019.

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

Huddersfield Grammar School is thriving and now comprises of over 540 students, from the Early Years to Year 11, with class sizes typically limited to a maximum of 20 pupils per class. 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 14th November

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). 

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