Teaching Assistant EYFS (St Nicholas CE First School)

Belvide Gardens, Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 1AN
Grade 3 - £18,887 FTE
10 May 2022
26 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

Working Hours: Mon - Fri, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Fixed Term until July 2023.


St Nicholas CE First School is looking to appoint a highly effective part time Teaching Assistant to join our enthusiastic and hardworking team with effect from September 2022. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working with children within the EYFS age range
  • Good working knowledge of how children learn and curriculum
  • Effective organisational and communication skills and be a team player
  • Holds an NVQ2 / 3 qualification or equivalent (the successful candidate may not have a NVQ 2 but may have academic qualifications that supersede this)
  • The ability to be adaptable and creative
  • The ability to make learning fun
  • The ability to support and create opportunities for learning outdoors and indoors
  • Commitment to giving the best to every child
  • The ability to make a significant contribution to the school
  • Excellent knowledge of how phonics is taught and how children learn to read
  • A clear passion and love for working with young pupils
  • Excellent knowledge of curriculum and assessment for EYFS
  • The skills to develop good relationships with parents and the community
  • An understanding of the importance of safeguarding pupils and families


Candidates will be required to hold a full and relevant Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or other relevant qualification.  It is desirable if any candidates have a degree or other suitable qualifications also.


Opportunity to visit school – Mon 23rd May 9.30am (If unable to attend this session – then please email office@st-nicholas.staffs.sch.uk and ask to be sent the virtual tour.


NB All references will be requested prior to interview.


Key Dates

Interview date: TBC (w/c 13th June 2023)
Key Requirements

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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