EYFS Teaching Assistant

Winhills Primary Academy, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 2DX

8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45am am to 3.15 pm with a 30-minute lunch break) Term time only. Plus, training days.

Contract type

Fixed term (11 Months)

Full-time equivalent salary

SCP 5 (£19,650 Gross FTE)

EYFS Teaching Assistant job summary

Winhills Primary Academy

Early Years Foundation Stage Teaching Assistant

Duration of Post Fixed Term- until 31st August 2023

Work Commitment 30 hours per week (Monday to Friday 8.45am am to 3.15 pm witha 30-minute lunch break)

Term time only. Plus, training days.

Start Date 31st October

Salary Range Level 2 Point 5 (19,650.00 FTE) pro rata depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date Midday Tuesday 11th October

Interviews Thursday 13th October 2022

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint a dedicated, creative and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our experienced staff team in the early years. Our setting offers places for children aged 2 years to 5 years and is dedicated to forming strong, effective relationships with the families in our catchment area.

Applicants must demonstrate a good knowledge of the requirements of the EYFS and of child development. They must have good planning and observations skills and have the ability to develop effective relationships with colleagues, children and parents. Applicants must feel passionately about the rights of every child to achieve and thrive in education.

Ideally you will hold a Level 2 childcare qualification and have experience of working with children with additional needs.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carers and colleagues;
  • A lot of energy;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work in a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Organisational and time management skills;
  • Experience of working with children who have additional learning needs;
  • The ability to manage behaviour proactively, creatively and positively;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • A love of stories and songs;
  • An awareness of intensive interaction;
  • A knowledge of schema and how they impact children’s learning;
  • An understanding of ‘outdoor learning’;
  • A great sense of humour.

Using the application form

Application forms together with a job description are available to download from our school website at http://www.thomaseatonschool.co.uk/vacancies/

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to Head of HR to:
Winhills Primary Academy
Off Duck Lane
St Neots
PE19 2DX

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Supporting documents

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About Winhills Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
266 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Following our recent Ofsted inspection in October 2018, we have now made significant progress since our last Ofsted inspection and we have now been awarded a good in all areas. “Pupils are curious and confident and know what it takes to be successful learners”.

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