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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: We have 2 permanent, term time only vacancies. 1 is 30 hours per week, the second is 26.25 hours per week.

Contract type


Pay scale

D1 - D5

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Barnabas CofE Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint two teaching assistants to join our Nursery team from September 2024 at St Petroc’s School, Bodmin. We have a nurturing and dynamic environment where children’s growth and development are our top priorities.

Our nursery is committed to providing high-quality early childhood education, fostering a love for learning, and supporting each child’s unique journey. We are now looking for two passionate and dedicated Level 3 Teaching Assistants to join our friendly team. As a Level 3 Teaching Assistant, you will play a key role in supporting the daily activities and educational programs within our nursery. Your responsibilities will include: - Assisting the Nursery lead in planning and delivering engaging and age-appropriate activities. Supporting individual and group learning, ensuring that each child’s needs are met. - Creating a safe, stimulating, and inclusive environment for all children. - Observing and recording children’s progress and providing feedback to parents and staff. - Helping with the preparation of materials and resources for activities. - Encouraging positive social interactions and development of communication skills.

Main Purpose of role

To take a pro-active role in the support of the educational, social and physical needs of children in the Early Years setting; to support the curriculum and the school through the provision of a high level of assistance in the practical organisation of class activities, undertaking group work and ensuring the welfare and development of children.


GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths or NVQ level 2 or above (or equivalent qualification)

Qualified to EYFS level 3 or above (or equivalent qualification).

Knowledge and Experience

Experience of working with EYFS children. Knowledge of a range of issues relevant to education and child development

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • a welcoming and friendly team environment within a MAT committed to staff development.
  • well motivated and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn new skills.
  • the opportunity to flourish within a supportive and forward thinking school family
  • wonderful children who are eager to learn new skills.
  • health and wellbeing package
  • onsite parking
  • cycle to work scheme
  • pension scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

St Barnabas CE Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks. This position is exempt from Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975.

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About St Petroc's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
541 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01208 72526

Arranging a visit to St Petroc's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ljacques@stbarnabasmat.com.

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