EYFS/KS1 Teaching Assistant

Closing Date: 2nd October 2023 (Midnight)
Interview Date: Friday 13th October 2023
Contract Type: Permanent / variable hours

EYFS/KS1 Teaching Assistant

Perranporth Community Primary School is an ambitious and caring school always striving to improve and provide the best in teaching and learning for all our pupils. We are seeking to appoint an EYFS/KS1 Teaching Assistant to join our friendly team. We are looking for somebody with commitment, energy and drive to work closely with staff and to provide positive learning experiences for all our pupils.

This post is suitable for experienced candidates or those new to the role. The Teaching Assistant position will complement the work of the EYFS and Year 1 Class Teachers, by taking responsibility for the delivery of agreed curriculum areas and providing intervention support to pupils too. This role will involve the planning, preparation and delivery of small group sessions.


We expect the successful candidate to:

•Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils.

•Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children.

•Have excellent numeracy/literacy skills equivalent in English and Maths, and I.C.T. skills sufficient to advance pupils' learning.

•Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.

•Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience.

•Communicate well with parents, carers and members of staff, as well as pupils.

•Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.

•Work well as part of a team;

•Be willing to contribute to the wider school life including cover for breakfast club and lunchtimes supervision as required.

In return you will receive:

•Excellent professional development

•The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated colleagues

•A supportive and challenging environment

•Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to their school

•Supportive parents

The hours are 8:30am to 3:15pm Monday to Friday (term time only)

Please send completed application forms to: perranporth@tpacademytrust.org


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, workers, volunteers, governors and trustees to share this commitment.  All successful applicants will be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks and will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check, a Safeguarding Self-Declaration Form and satisfactory online searches undertaken.