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An exciting opportunity for experienced Teaching Assistants to join our Early Years Foundation Stage in an outstanding school

Manor Wood Primary is a large two form entry primary with a nursery situated on the Moortown/Meanwood border that serves a diverse pupil population of around 530 pupils.  You will need fantastic communication skills, attention to detail and a commitment to working in an environment which has the progress, safety and wellbeing of pupils at its core.


We are looking for teaching assistants to join our team in Early Years to support a class under the guidance of the teacher.  Experience of working in Early Years (0-5) is preferred with knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum.  Relevant qualifications (NVQ level 2/3 or equivalent) are desirable and salary is depending on qualifications and experience.


We are also  looking for teaching assistants  to support children with Special Educational Needs on a one-to-one basis. Again based in our Early Years Foundation Stage, ideal candidates will have previous experience of supporting pupils on a one to one basis and again relevant qualifications (NVQ level 2/3) are desirable.


Please specify on your application form which post you are applying for or if you wish to be considered for both.  


The successful candidate will

- Be committed to the provision of high quality education

- Have high expectations of achievement and behaviour

- Be a confident and successful team player

- Be able to form excellent relationships with all stakeholders

- Be flexible, ability to use their initiative with a sense of fun, enthusiasm and drive.


In return we can offer

  • A supportive staff team who are committed to ensuring that every child reaches their potential.
  • A vibrant welcoming environment.
  • Enthusiastic and well behaved children.
  • Free car parking
  • Free access to a confidential support line and online resource centre
  • Bike to work scheme


This is a temporary position for 1 year (due to funding), working 34 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days.


Further information about our school together with the job description and application form are available below.


The closing date for applications is Thursday 22nd July.  


Please send completed application forms to Stephanie Carlin, School Business Manager, by email to recruitment@manorwoodprimary.org.uk or by post to Manor Wood Primary, Carr Manor Road, LEEDS LS17 5DJ