Teaching Assistant EYFS, Level 3

at Mere Green Primary School

Start Date:As soon as possible Contract Type:32.50 hours per week, term time only, permanent
Salary:Grade 3, £20,903-£27,041 pa FTE(actual salary £16,003 – £20,703 pa)Closing Date:9.00 am Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interview Date:Thursday 16th December 2021

Teaching Assistant EYFS, Level 3

Permanent, required as soon as possible

32.50 hours per week, Term time only

Grade 3, £20,903 – £27,041 per annum FTE (actual salary £16,003.98 – £20,703.43 per annum)

Mere Green Primary School are looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant whose working role calls for competence across a varied range of responsibilities.  This position is for EYFS.  The successful candidate will be required to support teaching staff in the delivery of a quality curriculum in line with the vision and ethos of the school and the Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP). 

The role will require the successful candidate to be;

  • enthusiastic and hardworking, and flexible in their approach
  • knowledgeable about the primary national curriculum
  • excellent users of the English language both orally and in writing
  • aspirational about our children’s progress and success
  • an example of personal integrity and professionalism
  • autonomous in their work, following all school and ATLP policies, specifically in relation to safeguarding, child protection and confidentiality.

If previously applied there is no need to re-apply

Closing Date: 9.00am, Wednesday 8th December 2021

Date of Interviews: Thursday 16th December 2021

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.

Should you wish to discuss this role please contact Lucia Thornton, Deputy Headteacher, on 0121 308 1384. 

Completion application forms should be returned to recruitment@atlp.org.uk

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/new-guidance-on-the-rehabilitation-of-offenders-act-1974

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation https://atlp.org.uk/files/2021/03/ATLP-Overall-Safeguarding-Policy-2020-FINAL-3.pdf