EYFS Teaching Assistant, Peterborough

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West Town Primary AcademyPeterborough

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 6 : £18,870 - £21,074
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

EYFS Teaching Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to join our friendly and hardworking team as an EYFS teaching assistant. This post would suit someone who has experience of working with children as a teaching assistant in the early years or someone undertaking a teaching and learning degree or an apprenticeship. The post is full time (up to 32.5 hours a week, term time only) but will accommodate any requirements for release if studying. West Town Primary Academy is a vibrant and happy place to work where all of the staff are dedicated to the support of our fantastic and eager to learn children.

We are looking for someone who:
• can form positive and caring relationships with children which motivates them to learn, grow and be confident
• has the ability to think on their feet and use their initiative
• demonstrates excellent classroom practice with high standards of teaching and learning
• has strong questioning skills in order to develop learning inside and out of the classroom
• has a good understanding of early child development and is confident with the EYFS framework and its assessment procedures
• has a good understanding of how to support children with additional needs including SEND and EAL
• is a good team player who is willing to contribute to the ethos and wider community of the academy
• is motivated, passionate and reflective about their work
• has a commitment to professional development and the skills to engage positively with practitioners, parents/carers and families

We can offer you:
• training for your role as appropriate to your needs and career aspirations including potential to pursue teacher training at a later date if required.
• a friendly, supportive and positive team to work in
• the opportunity to support with the development of the outside area in our new building
• regular in house TA training

This position offers exciting opportunities to join the team in a dynamic and vibrant school as part of the growing primary arm of the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT).

To arrange a school visit to find out more about the post and the future vision for the Trust and Academy, please contact Helen Buckley (Office Manager) 01733 852400 or hbuckley@westtownprimary.org

West Town Primary Academy and CMAT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For application details visit our website at www.westtownprimary.org. The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 19th March 2019. Interviews will be held the following week.

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More about West Town Primary Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Midland Road, West Town, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE3 6DD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1733 852400