Academy/TeamReedswood E-ACT Primary Academy
Working hoursFull time
SalarySCP - 20 - 25
Starting date01/09/2019
Closing date03/05/2019 4:00 pm


Reception Level 3 Teaching Assistant – Early Years’ Experience preferred

September Start

SCP Point 20-25

To be pro-rata to 32hours per week, term time only.

We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons.

For a full description of the role, please see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions, better still come and see us for yourself.

How can you help to inspire our pupils

We’re searching for a Level 3 Teaching Assistant who will inspire our students in the classroom by delivering innovative curricula and by giving them the confidence of to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.

For a full job description of the role see the job description and job specification. We encourage you to get in touch with any questions; better still, come and see us for yourself.

Our academy

A happy, supportive primary academy in Walsall. Our motto is ‘inspire to achieve’ and this underpins all that we do from Nursery to Year 6.

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning programme in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership

A great place to work and live

Located just eight miles from Birmingham and six miles from Wolverhampton, Walsall is home to three academies.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Level 3 Teaching Assistant to work within a reception class.   The ideal candidate will be an outstanding early year’s practitioner who will fit into our expanding academy.  We are currently a two form entry academy expanding to three form from September 2019 starting with Reception cohort.

They should hold a minimum qualification of Level 3, have a proven track record to support a class teacher (early years preferred) good IT skills and have an understanding of the EYFS framework. Makaton trained would be an advantage.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Friday 3rd May – 4PM

Start Date – 1st September 2019

Completed applications to be sent to:

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 29 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

See our annual report here

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.