Teaching Assistant with experience in EYFS

Goosewell Primary Academy


Reach South Academy Trust is seeking an exceptional Teaching Assistant to join the educational team at Goosewell Primary Academy in Plymouth

Post:                           Teaching Assistant with experience in EYFS

Start Date:                  24 April 2019 (summer term in the first instance with the possibility to extend)

Location:                    Goosewell Primary Academy, Plymouth

Salary Range:            Grade C - salary range £17,681 rising to £18,870 pro rata

Hours/Contract:         Term time only, temporary contract: 30 hours per week, usually 38 weeks per year

The Role: We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, preferably someone with experience in the EYFS, to join our friendly and vibrant Foundation classes. 

Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 13 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire

We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. Our vision is to enable individual academies to flourish with curriculum autonomy, within a consistent framework of a metacognition focused pedagogy.  We are committed to collaboration with other schools, MATs, colleges, Local Authorities, employers and Government to bring the widest benefit to young people and our staff.


Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed work force. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

Further Information: If you are interested in joining our hardworking and professional team we would like to hear from you.  To apply and for further information, please visit the school’s website www.goosewell.plymouth.sch.uk


To Apply:  Please send a completed application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to the school at admin@goosewell.plymouth.sch.uk


Closing date for applications is Monday 1 April 2019 (12 noon)


Interview Date:  Interviews will be held at the school on Wednesday 3 April 2019.


Opportunities and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.



Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Applicant Letter

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form separately with their application.


01752 987060

Reach South Academy Trust

c/o UTC Plymouth

Park Avenue



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Reach South Academy Trust is an exempt charity in England and Wales. Company number: 10151730