11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Early years
Working pattern
37 hours per week
Contract type
£19,312.00 - £20,092.00 FTE

Job summary

Knowle Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced Early Years Teaching Assistant to work in our Early Years setting. Part of the Learning Academies Trust, the school is looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated practitioner to support the learning needs within the provision.

The successful candidate will have an NVQ2 in Childcare or equivalent, plus a good understanding of child development and early language acquisition. A specialism in Speech and Language, with the ability to communicate using sign language preferably Makaton is desirable. They must be a good team player who is willing to work within a reflective Early Years unit with the child at the heart of the practice. Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

Applying for the job

Complete an application form and return it to HR@learningat.uk before the closing date.

Application forms and role information can be found at www.learningat.uk/recruitment

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
383 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email

About Knowle Primary School

Knowle are all very proud of the school and its children who, continue to go from strength to strength. Our aim at Knowle is to provide a rich and balanced curriculum that challenges every learner. Our staff are passionate about getting the very best out of every child ensuring that we maximise every learning opportunity. Our school is a vibrant, energetic learning environment whereby our children are enthused about their learning. We provide opportunities for our children to take risks and challenge themselves in their thinking as well as in their actions.

Knowle is rapidly raising standards and expectations. Staff constantly seek to improve their practice and in doing so provide children with the best opportunities to progress in their learning. Knowle is a unique and special school with the children at its heart. We create lasting memories for our children and ensure that their learning journey is enjoyable and rewarding.

As a school we pride ourselves on our warm and approachable nature. We operate on an open door policy that enables parents to feel part of our school community. We love a challenge at Knowle and like our children, we learn best when we are challenged to improve.

Arranging a visit to Knowle Primary School

Please call the school directly to arrange a school visit - 01752 365364

School location

Ringmore Way, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3QG

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