Colston’s School:

EYFS Teaching Assistant (Early Years – Year 2)

Description of Job role:

We are looking to appoint a qualified, vibrant and energetic individual to join the team at the Lower School. This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified nursery assistant to join a highly successful nursey, supporting pupils aged 3 and 4 years old. The role includes assisting at Forest School, helping with creative activities and providing a very high quality of care for our youngest pupils.

Candidates & Qualifications:

The successful candidate will be hard working, caring, have an imaginative nature and a good sense of humour.

The school is looking for candidates with a minimum NVQ L3 in Early Years, with good experience of working with young children.

Contract, Benefits & Hours:

  • The normal working hours are expected to be full-time during term time, (including INSET days, but can be further discussed at interview).
  • The initial period for this employment will be fixed term for two terms (January to July 2021) with a review at Easter and the possibility of this becoming permanent after this time.
  • The salary for this position will be point 3 on the NJC pay table (currently £18,426), dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Staff benefits include free lunches during term time, free on-site parking and use of the school’s sports facilities. We enjoy excellent facilities, small class sizes and the opportunity to deliver a broad and rich Early Years curriculum. The school also offers a discount on school fees for permanent staff at the school.


Further information and an application form can be found on our school website:

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 24th November 2020. Interviews will be held shortly afterwards.

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