2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    17 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
32.5 Hours per week (8.30 am to 4.00 pm each day)
Contract type
Fixed term (4th January to 20th July 2022)
£22,183 to £23,080 (pro-rata)

Job summary

The Learning for Life Trust is looking to appoint for Fairfield Primary School, a positive and enthusiastic Senior Teaching Assistant, who will provide high quality support in our Early Years Unit. The appointment will be a temporary post, reviewed in light of pupil numbers in July 2022.
You will have at least an NVQ 3 in supporting teaching and learning skills or the equivalent and have experience of working with children in Early Years.
We need someone who:
• Has a good working knowledge of the principles of the Early Years provision.
• Enjoys working with children and can form positive and supportive relationships with children, adults and parents/guardians.
• Is committed to working in the outdoor classroom.
• Can demonstrate positive and consistent behaviour management.
• Can be flexible and is able to demonstrate the ability to work and contribute to working as part of a large team.
• Can take the lead when covering short term unplanned absence.
• Is reliable and has a good sickness and punctuality record.

Applying for the job

Application packs are available via the school website or from the Keystage 2 school office.

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
397 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Fairfield Primary School

Fairfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake enhanced DBS Clearance and the requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification Declaration.

School location

Gallowbarrow, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0DX

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