7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,094.00 - £17,377.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Level 2A Point 3-4

Teaching Assistant (EYFS) job summary

Teaching Assistant

NJC level 2A point 3-4

Full time 31.67 hours, term time only

Permanent to start in September 2024

We are keen to recruit a new teaching assistant to a permanent post to work within our Reception classes. We are looking preferably for someone with experience of a similar role within the education system and/or an early years setting. Working alongside teaching staff and existing pastoral systems you will provide an extra layer of support for pupils in the Reception classes. You may also be asked to deliver programmes of support for literacy or numeracy to small groups of pupils. The post would provide excellent experience for a person wishing to move on to a career in teaching.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development Castle Newnham offers:

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;

  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;

  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;

  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Lauren Crowley (lcrowley@castlenewnham.school) to arrange a telephone appointment.

Closing Date: 24th June (Mid-day)

Interviews: W/c 1st July 2024

For further details of this post and an application pack

please go to the school’s website www.castlenewnham.school/vacancies

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of childrenThe position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Castle Newnham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
711 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

All-through school based on 2 sites. Nursery to Year 4 on Goldington Road and Years 5 to 11 based on Polhill Avenue.

School location

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