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Required from September 2017   

Level 3 GTA to work within Early Years (primarily with 2 year olds) 16 hours

Early Years MSA 5 hours

The 2 posts are combined and are fixed term only until August 2018.

Total hours: 21 hours to be worked from 7.40am to 12.40pm

Athelstan School is a friendly, warm and welcoming school currently undergoing major expansion and growth, there is a strong family and inclusive ethos, where teamwork is highly valued and the role of the individual within the team is respected.

We are looking to appoint a hardworking, passionate and creative practioner, to work within the early Years team. You must be committed to following a creative, child centred approach to teaching and learning and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You would work alongside an established motivated and supportive Early Years Team, led by our Deputy Head teacher

You must:

  • Be an outstanding practioner
  • Be fully up to date with current EYFS best practice in teaching and assessment.
  • Be an excellent team player contributing to the foundation stage as a whole
  • Be confident in communicating positively with parents, and all other stakeholders on a daily basis.
  • Be hardworking and willing to contribute to the whole school ethos
  • Ensure that all children attending the setting receive a creative, inspiring and stimulating learning environment with high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences both indoors and outdoors.
  • Have a sense of fun!

The successful applicant will have Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification and have experience of working within Early Years.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in school. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, we appoint on merit. Two Ticks Disability. This post is subject to enhanced DBS, suitable references and medical clearance.


docClick here to download the application form.

pdfClick here to download the Level 3 GTA job and personal specification. 

pdfClick here to download the MSA job and personal specification. 


Closing date for applications is Friday 29th September 2017.

Interviews will take place on Friday 6th October 2017

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