Red Hall Primary

Red Hall

Primary School

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Believe and Achieve


Early Years Teaching Assistant Level 3

Salary: Band 8, SCP19-23 (£22,870 to £24,898)

Hours: 37hours per week, Term Time only (46.8wks)


Red Hall Primary School wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Teaching Assistant with a strong Early Years background, to join our enthusiastic and hardworking team within our school’s Early Years Provision.


Our Early Years provision was judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED in April 2019 and the successful candidate will be based mainly within our Nursery, working under the guidance of teaching staff, but also required to work across the unit (age 2–5years) and support with PPA cover and intervention programmes.


We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be an excellent and enthusiastic EYFS practitioner and has experience of working with children in an Early Years or Primary School Setting, with a background of the Early Years Curriculum and assessment requirements.
  • Demonstrate an understanding / passion and interest in the Reggio Emilia approach to learning and our own ethos within the Early Years.
  • Have experience of supporting children with special educational needs
  • Have high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
  • Be committed to working in close partnership with parents and carers and the wider community.
  • Enjoy working as part of a dedicated and effective team


In return we can offer:

  • An enthusiastic, welcoming and supportive team of staff and governors
  • An outstanding work environment working with amazing children
  • Opportunities for high quality continuing professional development


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed following COVID Protection Rules and will be arranged by appointment only.  Please telephone the school office to arrange a visit.

Red Hall Primary School

Headingley Crescent


Co Durham


Tel: 01325 254770



Further details and an application form are available from the School Office. Application forms must be returned direct to the Head Teacher at the above address. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful DBS clearance (certificate of disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service) and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed.


                   Closing date: Thursday 1st October, 2020 at 12pm

                   Interviews:  Tuesday 6th October, 2020

Teaching Assistant L3 – Sept 2020