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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: Wednesdays only, 8.30am – 3.30pm, 6.5 hours per week. Term Time Only -

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31 August 2024

Pay scale

SCP 2 - 3 dependent on experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic EYFS Teaching Assistant on a fixed term basis to join our busy Reception class to work with colleagues to create a stimulating, safe and caring teaching and learning environment. You will need to be able to promote the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of every child within the Foundation Stage.

Successful candidates should have:

  • Experience of working with and caring for children
  • Experience of working with children with special educational needs.
  • High expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching, mentoring and guidance
  • A commitment to promoting and fostering good relationships between children and with parents and colleagues

You should be:

  • Forward thinking and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the school
  • Able to promote the warm, caring and friendly ethos of the school to pupils, parents and the public
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Confident to use your own initiative when required

What the school offers its staff

What can we offer you?

  • An active school community with supportive parents;
  • An award winning learning environment;
  • Excellent professional development opportunities;
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children;
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Eastbrook Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
415 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Eastbrook Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@eastbrook-academy.org.

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