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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,037.00 - £23,414.00 Annually (FTE) Advantage Schools Support Bands 3-4

Teaching Assistant - Fixed Term job summary

Fixed Term (1 year until August 2024) Full Time, 35 hours per week, Term Time Only (including 5 Training Days) – FTE 0.8198 (39 weeks per year)

Monday-Friday,  8.15am – 3.45pm,  (including 30 minutes unpaid lunch break),

We are seeking an inspirational, dedicated and passionate EYFS Teaching Assistant to join our thriving school, the successful candidate will join our highly effective team and share our values of aspiration, honesty and respect.

As an EYFS Teaching Assistant, you will support pupils in the Foundation Stage Unit by learning through play, communication and the development of increasing independence. They will support the EYFS team in planning, resourcing and assessing on a day to day basis alongside ensuring robust systems of safeguarding and pupil safety are ensured at all times. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

In partnership with the EYFS staff, deliver a challenging, child-initiated programme of learning suitable to the age ranges and developmental needs of children in this stage of their education

Assist with planning and delivering activities which help children work towards achieving the early learning goals

Assist with providing a caring and stimulating environment for children which considers their developmental needs and allows them to reach their full potential.

Deliver daily phonics teaching and interventions in line with the whole school

Play an active role in observing children in their play to identify their individual needs and make recommendations to the EYFS team as appropriate.

The successful applicant will join our staff working under the instruction and guidance of experienced teaching staff, to undertake educational activities and attend to the educational, personal and social needs of pupils in order to support their learning and development whilst ensuring their safety.

We are a primary school, where teachers and students know and look out for each other. Our school leaders maintain a highly visible role and teaching a knowledge curriculum is a priority.

For more details please look at the Job Description and Person Specification. 

Closing Date: 9.00am Monday 2nd October 2023 although we reserve the right to close the position and interview early should a suitable candidate apply.

Safeguarding children enrolled at the School is of paramount importance, and we are fully committed to the protection and safe care of our students. The successful applicants will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding children enrolled at the School is of paramount importance, and we are fully committed to the protection and safe care of our students. The successful applicants will be required to undertake appropriate checks as well as providing proof of your right to work in the UK.

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About Elstow School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
410 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

In 2017, Elstow School was proud to join Bedford Free School and become part of an exceptional offer to families in Bedford.

Elstow School offers a truly enriched and academic curriculum. We really do believe that our pupils can go on to achieve extraordinary things.

We take our values of We Care, We Share, We do our best, very seriously. They underpin our routines, our curriculum, and what we strive to develop in our pupils.

We work hard on our culture in which the highest expectations and aspirations surround all of our pupils, delivering on our families’ demand for excellent educational opportunities.

We deliver a knowledge-based curriculum to enable our children to go on to excel at secondary school and beyond. We make sure that the latest research informed practice guides our teaching development and this in turn means that the lessons are coherent.

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