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Reference: JOB-72354
Location: Sprowston Infant School
Job Hours: Ta 27.5 hours per week Msa 2.5 hours per week
Phase: Early Years
Job Type: Permanent
Job Time: Part Time
Start Date: Sat 31st Aug 2024 (September 2024)
Salary: TA: £12.18 - £12.38 per hour MSA: £11.59 per hour
Closing Date: Fri 31st May 2024

EYFS Teaching Assistant and MSA

Sprowston Infant School

Recreation Ground Road



Tel: 01603 429001



Headteacher: Rob Edwards

NOR: 173

Age range 4-7

  • Salary - TA: £12.18 - £12.38 per hour MSA: £11.59 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Part time
  • TA: 27.5 hours and MSA: 2.5 hours per week
  • Term time + 1 week
  • Required for September 2024

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic EYFS TA to work at Sprowston Infant School. Experience in EYFS is essential, as well as an ability to assess children’s learning and development and planning for their next steps. The role will be full time in EYFS for the successful candidate. The role is likely to include one afternoon a week covering the class with an additional TA.

The successful candidate will have:


  • Level 2 teaching assistant qualification
  • Previous experience of working with EYFS children in a nursery or school setting
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work under the direction of the teacher, but is able to use their own initiative to support learning
  • The ability to establish a positive relationship with children, parents and staff


  • A secure knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and KS1 curriculum
  • Level 3 teaching assistant qualification
  • Experience of planning in the moment/ and or continuous provision in EYFS/ KS1
  • Paediatric first aid training
  • Full driving license

We can offer:

  • A child-centred approach
  • Kind, confident and engaging children
  • A fantastic learning environment
  • A supportive team
  • Opportunities for ongoing professional development

For an informal discussion about the post please contact

How to apply

Please click on the 'Apply for job' button to download an application form. Please send completed application forms to

Closing date: 11 June 2024

Interview date: 14 June 2024

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.”

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations