Level 2 Teaching Assistant EYFS/FS

Thurcroft Junior Academy, Rotherham, S66 9DD

22 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    7 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 July 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Band D Point 5-6 (£19,650 - £20,043)

Actual salary

£16,086 - £16,407 Pro-rata. The salary will increase by an equivalent of 5 days of pay if the appointee has 5 years or more continuous service with the Local Authority.

Level 2 Teaching Assistant EYFS/FS job summary

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and enthusiastic Level 2 Teaching Assistant, who will work with colleagues to support the learning and teaching of children in Thurcroft Junior Academy, specifically within our EYFS provision, on occasions a requirement to work within key stage 2 may be necessary. The post-holder will support access to learning for pupils by assisting the teacher, including the preparation of resources, implementing agreed work programmes both within and outside of the classroom, and provide general support in the classroom and within the EYFS area. This role may be attractive to those who have attained a relevant level 2 qualification, or who may already be working as a Level 1 Teaching Assistant. Ideally the successful candidate will have experience of working with children in this age range (although this is not essential). Under the guidance of others the Level 2 Teaching Assistant will: • Support the EYFS team to establish an appropriate learning environment • Supervise and support pupils, ensuring their safety and access to learning • Work with pupils individually or in groups, either inside or outside of the classroom • Model and promote positive values, attitudes and behaviour • Complete observations of their key worker children • Encourage pupils to interact and work co-operatively with others, and to engage in learning activities • Encourage pupil to act independently as appropriate The role is based at Thurcroft Junior Academy but may, on occasion, involve working at other academies within the trust. Please note if you have not received a reply within three weeks, your application has been unsuccessful

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About Thurcroft Junior Academy

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

We are committed to making a real difference to the lives of our young people and providing outstanding learning and enrichment opportunities for them throughout their time with us. To be able to achieve this, we need to have a team of dedicated and outstanding staff, who will contribute to our exceptional learning community.

Aston Community Education Trust are a forward thinking and ambitious multi-academy trust, comprising of three senior academies and nine junior academies across the Rotherham, Sheffield and North Derbyshire areas.
ACET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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