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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 18.25 hours per week - Wednesday - Friday. Term time only.

Contract type


Actual salary

B3 - £10,055-10,752

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Oulton, we think for ourselves and care for each other and we are proud to be an inclusive school. As a school, we celebrate everybody’s individual abilities, strengths, and learning journey. From September 2024, we are looking for an excellent Early Years Practitioner (Level 3) to work with our youngest children in our Nursery class. Our Nursery runs on Wednesday afternoon and all-day Thursday and Friday. It is led by an experienced teacher and is part of the EYFS phase in our school. The Nursery and Reception teams work closely together and Nursery children are involved in wider school life. The post would be for 3 days per week and would be suitable for someone with experience in Early Years and a passion for working creatively and responsively with young children.

We are looking for a member of staff who has:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above
  • A relevant Level 3 qualification
  • Enthusiasm for creative learning activities
  • Experience of developing personalised learning opportunities to meet specific needs
  • Experience of working with a range of SEND needs
  • Experience of delivering 1:1 and small group interventions to support key skills such as communication and social interaction
  • Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and other related documents such as ‘Development Matters’
  • The ability to work well with other professionals/outside agencies to implement/deliver/assess recommended programmes of work
  • Experience and skills in working closely and supportively with parents/ carers
  • The highest expectations of themselves and their pupils
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisation skills
  • • Experience of working proactively, with empathy, in teams
  • • Flexibility, sense of humour and a ‘can do’ attitude

What the school offers its staff

We do demand a lot but our children deserve the best, so we need the best people to bring their enthusiasm, experience, skills and commitment to Oulton.

We can offer…

  • A happy school community where children are eager to learn
  • A modern, stimulating learning environment both inside and outside
  • Opportunities and support to develop and enhance your career
  • Supportive, committed governors, staff and parents/carers, within a close but diverse community

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please telephone the school office.

Commitment to safeguarding

Oulton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please make sure you download the SCHOOL application form, and email completed forms to address given. Due to our stringent safeguarding policy, CVs will never be accepted. All posts are contingent on enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

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About Oulton Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
321 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0113 282 1344

Oulton Primary is a recently refurbished school that boasts an attractive spacious working environment. Re-opened in June 2012, the multi-million pound, architect-designed building is fit for education in the 21st century. It includes a room for Extended Services, sensory room, pastoral base, multiple intervention rooms, spacious library, breakfast club area, purpose-built classrooms and a large sports hall.

Arranging a visit to Oulton Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@oulton.leeds.sch.uk.

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