Vacancy – Teaching Assistant (EYU & KS1)/MSA

Job title

TA2 (1:1 TA social and emotional needs within EYU & KS1) and MSA

Application closing date



Grade 4 Level 1-4 (£21,475 – £22,288 fte per annum) reduced pro-rata
(15.50 hours pro rata paid over 44 wks and 6.00 hours pro rata 45.4 wks)

Working Pattern

  • TA2 Hours (15.50 hours)
    Monday to Friday mornings
    (15 hrs, 8.40 am – 11.40am Mon Tue Thur Fri and 8.10am -11.40 Wednesday)
  • MSA Hours (6 hours)
    11.45-13.15 Mon Tue
    11.45-12.45 Wed Thur Fri


Part time, term-time only, to start 3rd January 2023

Job description

Fishergate Primary School is looking to appoint a TA2 to support within the EYFS Unit, working closely with 2 children with additional needs. One child has Autism Diagnosis and the other presents with challenging behaviour.

Currently there are 302 on roll in the school, including 42 full time and up to 12 part time nursery children in the morning and afternoon sessions in the EYFS Unit.

We offer you the opportunity to work within a culturally diverse setting, where we believe every child should be given the opportunity to flourish and grow in a caring, nurturing and supportive school. We offer you continuous professional development.

Application packs, including job description and person specification, are available to download below.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.


Closing date

25th November 2022 (Midnight)

Interview date

8th December 2022