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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 November 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
35 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm
Contract type
Fixed term (2021-22 Academic Year (31.08.22))
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£24,279 - £28,005
Actual salary
£20,367 - £24,026

Job summary

Gainsborough Primary School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and talented Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our team. You will work alongside our EYFS staff to support and extend the children’s learning throughout the early years’ foundation stage. The role requires someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who has a rich knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn within the EYFS.

We can offer you:
• great, well resourced, learning environments
• collaborative approaches to teaching and learning
• fantastic professional development and tailored support programmes
• unique and rewarding career progression opportunities
• support towards initial teacher training

We are looking for someone who:
• is passionate about children’s learning
• has a rich knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework and how pupils learn
• is eager to expand their knowledge, skills and understanding of teaching practices
• has experience of working within an Early Years environment
• has experience of setting up and managing groups of pupils during focused learning activities
• has experience in supporting teaching and learning for groups of pupils
• has experience of managing children’s behaviour within an agreed system

Experience in an Early Years setting is essential for this role. A relevant Level 3 childcare qualification is desirable. If you are committed to helping children to make progress in every lesson, every day we would like to hear from you. This position is being offered on a fixed term basis until August 2022, with the possibility to be extended to a permanent contract at the end of this period.

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
268 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number

About Gainsborough Primary School

Gainsborough Primary School is a one-form entry Primary School located in the heart of Hackney Wick. We are a Federation of eight schools called Primary Advantage. We believe our schools can gain many benefits from working collaboratively and can achieve more by working together. We have made a commitment to a shared responsibility to the wider education community, the provision of good quality education and the improvement of life chances for pupils in the community beyond that of our own schools. Teachers, support staff, school leaders and Governors have added expertise in working alongside colleagues to improve provision and outcomes for pupils.

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For queries in regards to this post, please contact our Cluster Finance and Admin Manager, Nikki Lawrence, at

School location

Berkshire Road, London, E9 5ND

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