Level 3 Teaching Assistant


£27,334 – £28,770 pro rata (actual salary £22,349 – £23,523)

 Closing Date

Friday 29th March 12 noon

Benefits & Grade

Grade H

Contract Details

Required: As soon as possible, TTO plus 5 PD Days 35 hours per week. Temporary until 31st August 2025 in the first instance.


Bowesfield Primary is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

 Interview Date

To be confirmed

 Job Description

Bowesfield Primary School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and talented Early Years Teaching Assistant to join our team. You will work alongside our EYFS staff to support and extend the children’s learning throughout the early years’ foundation stage. The role requires someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who has a rich knowledge and understanding of how pupils, including those with SEND, learn within the EYFS.

Experience in an Early Years setting is essential for this role. A relevant Level 3 childcare qualification is required. Paediatric First Aid and Level 2 Food Hygiene are desirable. If you are committed to helping children to make progress in every lesson, every day we would like to hear from you.

We can offer you:

  • the opportunity to be part of a highly supportive and experienced team
  • wonderful children who have a love of learning
  • great, well resourced, learning environments
  • collaborative approaches to teaching and learning
  • fantastic professional development and tailored support programmes

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about children’s learning
  • has a rich knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework and how pupils learn
  • has a good understanding of language development
  • is eager to expand their knowledge, skills and understanding of teaching practices
  • has experience of working within an Early Years environment
  • has experience of teaching phonics to support the teaching and learning of early reading
  • has experience of supporting children with SEND
  • has experience of managing children’s behaviour within an agreed system

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

To arrange a visit or if you have any queries with regards to the position, please ring 01642 601890

Application Pack

Please return all completed applications to the Business Manager, or by post to the address below.

BOWESFIELD PRIMARY SCHOOL, Northcote Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3JB

TEL: (01642) 601890