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Teaching Assistant (Early Years)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
02/11/2016 12:00
£16,772 - £17,547 pro rata
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Post Number:
HH/TA/Early Years

Job details 

Closing date:
2 Nov

Supporting documents

Document Advert TA EYFS.pdf (30.4 KB)

Further information


Teaching Assistant – Early Years (with effect from 1st January 2017 or sooner)
Grade D (SCP 15 – 17) £16772 - £17547 pro rata 37 h.p.w. (term time only 39

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our enthusiastic team of professionals in our successful early years foundation stage provision.

You will perform a key role in supporting children’s learning in all its aspects. You will be required to work with groups and/or classes and must have a good understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes with specific emphasis upon early years provision.

The successful candidate will:

- Hold a relevant Level 3 Child Care or Teaching Assistants qualification
- Be experienced in working with early years foundation stage children
- Have good numeracy, literacy and communication skills and a good working knowledge of the revised statutory
  requirements in early years foundation stage
- Have knowledge of the role and responsibilities of a key worker and be willing to engage in further training
  if necessary
- Have a commitment to safeguarding and well-being of children
- Be able to use ICT to support learning

You will work as a member of an established team and will contribute to the wider school community. You will also need to demonstrate the ability to work with teachers and also work independently to support pupils.

For an application form and further details, please e-mail recruitment@wiseacademies.co.uk or WISE Academies Head Office, Borodin Avenue, Sunderland SR5 4NX to whom completed applications must be returned.

WISE Academies safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing Date: 12.00 noon Wednesday 2nd November 2016
Shortlisting: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Interviews: Wednesday 9th November 2016

If you have not received any notification before the interview date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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