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Teaching Assistant EYFS - Temporary

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-76-S
  • Posted:27/06/2022
  • Pay:KR3 £19,293 pro rata
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:11th July 2022

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We have a vacancy for a Teaching Assistant in our EYFS classes for 30 hours per week. This is a class based post, working alongside our team of Teachers and Teaching Assistants to support our youngest children.

The post will require you to support whole class teaching, take small groups and also to support, facilitate and promote play with the children. Working within this year group is a hands on role and so we are looking for someone with initiative and a passion for early years learning.

The team is an incredibly collaborative and supportive environment and training will be given however, previous experience of working within an early years setting or a primary school would be an advantage. 

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good communication skills with both children and adults
  • Has proven skills for working within a team
  • Can respond quickly to the changing needs of a EYFS classroom
  • Has prior knowledge of phonics teaching
  • Understands how important play is for children

We can offer you:

  • A well resourced and well staffed school
  • Expert leadership of our EYFS provision
  • A wide range of training
  • A welcoming and supportive staff team
  • Fantastic children!

Ramsgate Arts Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the care and welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service records check and references.

This position will be a term time only temporary contract, for 30 hours per week.  Monday to Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm.  


Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Blatchford, Chief Operations Officer
  • Address:Chilton Primary School,
    Chilton Lane,
    CT11 0LQ
  • Telephone: 01843 597695
  • Email: coo@vikingacademytrust.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).