Alverton Primary School – EYFS Teaching Assistant

Closing Date: 5th October 2022

Interview Date: 10th October 2022

Contract : Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work in our Reception class.

These is a fixed term, position for 24.5 hours per week from (five mornings and three afternoons – afternoons days to be confirmed) and is required to begin as soon as possible, ideally on 1 November. The successful candidate will also be employed as a Lunchtime Supervisor for one hour each day.

This role may be shared between two people.

The role is temporary in the first instance until 31 August 2023.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful, hard-working and friendly team.

The successful applicant must:

  • have the ability to work as part of a team;
  • maintain, form and develop positive and strong professional relationships within the learning community as a whole;
  • show a high level of commitment to, and enthusiasm for, the role;
  • be able to empathise with the needs of the children;
  • be able to support a pupil with learning strategies to help them learn
  • have energy, flexibility and drive;
  • have high expectations for themselves and their pupils. 

Experience of working in the Early Years would be an advantage.

When writing your application please refer to this advert and to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the job specification.

Alverton Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please see our website for details about our school. Our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, which includes Safer Recruitment, is included in the School Policies section.

Please email your completed application from and equality & diversity monitoring form by the closing date to: Mrs Veryan Gill

Application Pack

Information Pack

Job Description

Truro and Penwith Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff a volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in being appointed to a post you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as other employment checks before your appointment is confirmed. 

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