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Teaching Assistant

Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School
Grade 5 £14,465-£15,970
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School
Working Pattern:
Term Time/Part Time
32.5 hours per week. 39 week contract.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
01/10/2020 at 12:00 PM
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School


Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School are looking to recruit a Reception Classroom Teaching Assistant who has recent and relevant experience of working with children within the EYFS. The ideal candidate will be pro-active, have high expectations and the ability to work flexibly.

You will be working under the direct supervision of the EYFS lead and Reception class teacher. The role will include supporting and developing focussed learning activities tailored to the needs of the Reception class. You will also contribute to the planning and the sourcing and making of resources to facilitate effective teaching and learning within the classroom.

You will be required to supervise the activities of the individual, as well as groups of pupils both in the classroom. This will include transition times during the day around school, to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical, social and emotional development in accordance with the school's behaviour policy.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills. They will need specific experience of supporting children with speech and language difficulties and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).  Knowledge of the EYFS framework and supporting early reading and phonics is highly desirable. 

Application details:

Closing Date for application: Thursday 1st October 2020 at midday

Interviews will take place on: Monday 5th October 2020 – times to be advised.

To apply please complete the online application form.

Due to the current guidance surrounding COVID-19 we are only able to offer potential candidates two socially distance walk arounds.  These are Thursday 17th and Thursday 24th September 2020 at 4pm.  If you wish for more information regarding the post and the school, I would urge you to make contact with school on either 01244 981115 or 

Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School places the highest priority on the safeguarding of children and all applicants will follow a stringent vetting and induction process. As this post involves contact with children, it will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the outcome of this check. You must provide the names and addresses of two referees on your application form.

How to apply

Thank you for expressing an interest in our Reception Classroom Teaching Assistant position.  To apply lease complete the online application form as fully as possible, explaining any gaps in your employment history. Please ensure you detail how your skills and competencies match the Job Description and Person Specification in the application pack.

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