Stranton Primary School

Stranton Primary School

"Only the best is good enough"

                                                                                                      EARLY YEARS ASSISTANT                             



 Application Form - Click to download.

January 2018           


FTC until 31st December 2018


Band 6 – 18.5 hours per week (Term Time only 190 days)


The Governing Body of Stranton Primary School are looking to employ a highly motivated enthusiastic and imaginative Early Years Assistant to support the learning of pupils in the Early Years setting. The position will join our existing staff team who strive to achieve the very best for each and every one of our children.


Candidates will have relevant experience of working as a classroom or teaching assistant within a primary school environment.


Candidates should be suitably qualified holding NVQ Level 3 in Teaching Assistant in Childhood Education, Nursery Nurse studies, (or equivalent) and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.  


Informal visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.  Appointments can be made by contacting the school office.


Stranton Primary School was designated as ‘Outstanding’ in our latest OFSTED report (July 2012).


Stranton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to Safer Recruitment measures, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.


Application forms are available from, and returnable to, Miss Gill Lawson, HR Manager



Closing Date:     Monday 18th December 2017 (12 noon)


Short listing:       Monday 18th December 2017 (PM)


Interviews:         Thursday 21st December 2017



Job Description


Teaching Assistant – Early Years




The duties outlined in this job description are in addition to those covered by the latest Single Status Agreement.  It may be modified by the Headteacher, with your agreement, to reflect or anticipate changes in the job.




Working under the direct supervision and guidance of a teacher:




Additional duties


Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.


This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation, may be changed by the Headteacher to reflect the changing needs of the school which are commensurate with the salary and job title.




Post Holder:




Review Date:


Person Specification


Teaching Assistant – Early Years





Essential Criteria




Desirable Criteria




Please be aware that the above criteria are not exhaustive and applicants should be prepared to expand upon their attributes during the application and interview process as well as evidenced through references.





(A)       Application Form

(I)        Interview

(R)        References