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Early Years Teaching Assistant - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-169-S
  • Posted:02/02/2023
  • Pay:PFT B1 £22,175 FTE – (£17,884 pro rata)
  • Start Date:17th April 2023
  • App Close Date:20/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 27th February 2023

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Wayfield Primary is an extraordinary school where we inspire our children and staff to be ‘Proud to Achieve.’ We believe that we are all capable of amazing things and we strive to give our children the best possible learning experience. As a school, we are at the forefront of technology in the classroom, but you will find innovation everywhere in terms of curriculum delivery, subject-specialist teaching, and pastoral care.

You will be supported by The Primary First Trust to achieve the highest of educational standards for the setting.    We are a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing MAT of 10 primaries across Bexley, Gravesham, and Medway.  

Our Early Years Teaching Assistant will support the teacher in the delivery of the Early Years Curriculum to our pupils, working in partnership with parents, teachers and the school to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make strong progress.

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD opportunities in the school and across the Trust.
  • A positive working environment with strong focus on staff and pupil wellbeing.
  • Motivated and engaged children who are keen to learn.
  • Opportunity to work in strategic partnership with the Head Teacher.
  • Professional, hardworking, and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • A positive school community that will support you to be successful in your role.
  • A paid staff wellbeing day.


We would love to speak to you about this opportunity, and visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please feel free to contact us via email clairegrant@wayfield.medway.sch.uk

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CVs will not be accepted.

Applications should be submitted via email to clairegrant@wayfield.medway.sch.uk  

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to the interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

The Primary First Trust and Wayfield Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. 

The Primary First and Wayfield Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. https://www.facebook.com/WayfieldPrimarySchool/     


Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.