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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,604.00 - £16,131.00 Annually (Actual) 28.58 hours over 39 weeks

EYFS Teaching Assistant job summary

Mount Street Primary School have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking, dedicated and creative EYFS Teaching Assistant, to join our outstanding team and make a difference in children’s lives. The successful EYFS Teaching Assistant will be enthusiastic, a good team player and committed to supporting the learning of pupils.

The successful EYFS Teaching Assistant will be committed to supporting the learning of our two year old pupils and helping them to surpass their expectations. Mount Street are seeking candidates that will go the extra mile for our children and the community.

About the School

Mount Street Primary School are a one form entry community school located in the heart of Plymouth, it is an inclusive school and a school of sanctuary, where everyone is valued, we are proud of the community spirit that exists, and of how everyone involved in our school works together to create and maintain a broad and balanced curriculum that caters for the needs of our children at this time, whilst preparing them for the future world in which they will live.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who:

Have experience of working within a primary school or early years setting

Can build relationships with and nurture pupils to enable positive educational outcomes

Experience implementing positive behaviour strategies

GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and English grade C/4 or above

Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to working

NVQ2/3 or equivalent or working towards the qualification is desirable

About the Trust

The Learning Academies Trust is a family of 18 schools across Plymouth and surrounding areas, dedicated to delivering outstanding education to all our children, whatever their starting point or background. Our Trust’s mission is:

Together we will… work with our children, families, and communities to provide exceptional learning opportunities for all our children

As part of the trust, we will support you to learn and develop, providing outstanding CPD and opportunities for collaboration between schools within the trust sharing resources, expertise and knowledge.

Further information about the position, the trust and the benefits we offer can be found in the attached recruitment pack.

To request a tour of the school or to discuss the role in anyway please contact the school on the number below.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please join our talent pool and we will be in touch as soon as we have a suitable position.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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 Mount Street Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
243 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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