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EYFS Teaching Assistant - 27 hours a week

Required for September 2017

Pay Grade:  G3.06              


We are looking for an inspirational and dedicated teaching assistant to work within our EYFS team.

Coningsby St Michael’s CofE Primary School is a vibrant and successful two-form entry growing school, with brilliant children and fantastic facilities. The ideal candidate would be someone who is driven to ensure the first year at school for children is engaging, interesting and creative.


This role would allow the right candidate to build on their existing knowledge and skills whilst being able to flourish in a progressive and caring school.


 The successful candidate will be a passionate teaching assistant who:

  • Can confidently and effectively support the teaching of phonics, and lead small groups.
  • Has a good working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum, and can accurately record observations on Tapestry.
  • Is efficient and well organised and has skills and talents to improve the learning of children.
  • Has a caring and positive attitude.
  • Has excellent communication skills and is approachable for all children, staff and parents
  • Has the ability to promote the school’s values.


We can offer you:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking children.
  • A forward-thinking and supportive staff who are committed to enhancing the learning and progress of our children.
  • Rich and creative and learning environments, both inside and outside.
  • A welcoming family atmosphere and caring ethos based on Church School Values.


Experience of work within an EYFS setting is desirable although not essential.  A willingness to try a variety of strategies as well as the ability to work as part of our friendly team is essential.


The post is temporary for 1 year dependent on the needs of the school.


Visits to the school (by appointment) are warmly welcomed.  Please contact the school for an application pack - elaine.barber@csm.lincs.sch.uk or telephone 01526 342312.


Closing date for applications is Monday 22 May 2017 and interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 June 2017.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check.