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  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    2 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

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  • 7:30am – 3:30pm Monday-Friday 37.5 paid hours per week. The post will include working alongside another colleague to supervise our small breakfast club for one hour in the morning and then working in our pre-school Nursery from 8:40am – 3:30pm each day.

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 months - with options to make permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC 3 - £18,887 FTE.

Actual salary

Paid £16,373 pro rata

Additional allowances

Paid for 44.6 weeks (39 working weeks + 5.6 weeks paid holiday)

EYFS Teaching Assistant - Nursery EYP job summary

We are looking to appoint a full time Early Years Teaching Assistant to work within our school's fantastic pre-school Nursery. This post will initially be a fixed term 1 year contract to cover a Maternity post but is likely to be made permanent at the end of the contract due to our school's growth. We are looking for someone caring, enthusiastic and committed to the learning, development and wellbeing of all pupils. We offer free breakfast club if you need it for your own child. ABOUT US Wantage Primary Academy is a new school which opened in September 2020 with just a few small classes. We now have provision for children Nursery - Year 4. Our Nursery class (rising threes, 3 and 4 year olds) are taught by a trained EY class teacher who oversees planning, assessment and training for our Early Years practitioners. Our school will eventually grow to a 2-form entry primary school. This is a golden opportunity to help shape and be part of outstanding provision whilst we are still growing. The hours for this post are 7:30am – 3:30pm and the post will commence on 1st September 2022. The post will include working alongside another colleague to supervise our breakfast club for one hour in the morning and then working in our Nursery from 8:40am – 3:30pm each day.
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About Wantage Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11


This is a wonderful opportunity to work in a fantastic school in Wantage, Oxfordshire which has high-expectations and aims for all. The Kingsgrove housing development is a new and expanding development providing a range of house sizes to suit young couples and families! WPA is a beautiful school with playing fields, garden areas and superb outdoor space. As well as belonging to the local community of schools, Wantage Primary Academy is part of the Omnia Learning Trust (OLT) network and is founded with the core values and expectations of pupil behaviours that are upheld in all OLT schools.

Wantage Primary Academy has joined our small family of OLT Primary schools, one in nearby Didcot and one in Twickenham, and benefits from the strong partnerships and collaborative practises we have embedded across the Trust. The Trust has experience opening brand new schools and growing exceptional teaching and learning environments where staff and children both thrive.


A Trust and school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
A small, dedicated team of school staff
CPD opportunities for staff
Enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are motivated to learn.
Superb, purpose built facilities.
Opportunity to develop your career as the school and Trust grows.
Supportive team of staff, parents and Trust Members.
The successful candidates will be:

Experienced in working with children, preferably in a Teaching Assistant, nursery nurse or similar role.
Willing to work as part of a team and in partnership with our Nursery teacher and wider EYFS team.
Experienced in supporting pupils with a range of needs and able to demonstrate understanding towards them. (For example: learning difficulties, autism, speech and language difficulties).
Application procedure:

All applications MUST be submitted on the Omnia Learning Trust, WPA application form. We are unable to accept CV applications. Applicants will also need to complete a separate Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form.

If you are interested in this role or would like further information please contact Leah Perring, WPA Principal, by email which can be found on the application form.

The Learning Trust is committed to ensuring that its workforce is representative of the community it serves. We expect our workforce to include people with disabilities, women, black and ethnic minority people and lesbians and gay men. We are looking for applicants, particularly from the local community, who are committed to our Equal Opportunity Policies.

Equal Opportunities

In line with the policy of the Omnia Learning Trust that none of our pupils, nor employees, will be discriminated against on any protected grounds (according to The Equality Act 2010), whatsoever. We are committed to providing a learning, working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of individuals are respected, and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment, including bullying.

This policy aims to ensure that all pupils and employees of Omnia Learning Trust will study or work in an environment that is free from discrimination, prejudice, and harassment or bullying. Omnia Learning Trust is committed to a programme of action to ensure that its Equal Opportunities policy is implemented and monitored at an organisational and individual Academy level.

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