Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
12.5 hours per week 8.30 am to 3.15 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays Term time only plus 5 INSET days
Contract type
Fixed term (until 31/08/2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,312 per annum, pro rata
Actual salary

Job summary

Pre-School Teaching Assistant/Keyworker
Grade 3, scp 5. £19,312 per annum, pro rata
Actual salary £5580.52
12.5 hours per week / 8.30 am to 3.15 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Term time only plus 5 INSET days
Fixed term ending 31/8/22
Start date: ASAP

We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant/Keyworker in Puddleducks, our pre-school, to support early learning under the direction of the Pre-School Manager.

The successful applicant will be an EYFS specialist with recent experience in a similar role and have the relevant skills and knowledge to support and enable children in receipt of Inclusion Support Funding. Applicants need to have, as a minimum, an approved Level 2 qualification.

Starting as soon as possible, the working pattern is 8.30 am to 3.15 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

This is a fixed term contract to 31 August 2022 and is linked to Inclusion Support funding and a review of pupil numbers.

The Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

Applying for the job

A full application pack can be found at

Please email all application forms – clearly stating which positions you are applying for - to

Please note, we are unable to accept CVs.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
312 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01179 864489

About Castle Primary School

Castle Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school, situated near Keynsham town centre, and has been educating the children of Keynsham for over 50 years. Our children are a credit to the school, and the staff and Governors are committed to improving the education we offer and achieving the best possible primary experience for all of our pupils, alongside pupil and staff well-being.

Working at Castle Primary School is an opportunity to make a real difference to children’s lives and futures. We are currently developing our curriculum to meet the needs of the children and community we serve.

We are seeking enthusiastic and flexible applicants, who are passionate about children’s, and their own, learning and development. A commitment to going ‘over and above’ is essential, as is being able to strongly identify with our school vision and values.

We are proud to be part of The Partnership Trust, which is a multi-academy trust of primary, first and special schools. We are also working closely with St John’s Foundation and six other schools across B&NES facing similar challenges in closing the disadvantage gap.

Arranging a visit to Castle Primary School

Visits to Puddleducks before submitting an application are welcomed and encouraged.

Applicants are also encouraged to visit our website at

School location

Castle Primary School, Newlands Road, Bristol, BS31 2TS

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