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“Where children come first and everything we do must reflect this single goal.”

Level 2 TA 7.5 hours (lunchtime)

Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Salary:                    Grade 3/Grade  dependant on qualifications

Job Term:              Fixed Term to 31.08.22 initially.

Hours:                    7.5 hours Monday – Friday, plus 1 hour staff meeting.

Place of work:      Hornsea, Hedon or Beverley Manor Nursery School.

 ‘Where children come first and everything we do must reflect that single goal’


Required as soon as possible we are looking to recruit a level 2 Teaching Assistant at Hornsea Nursery School, Beverley Manor Nursery School and Hedon Nursery School. 

We are looking to appoint Level 2 Teaching Assistants to join each of our friendly schools which thrive on a strong team approach, fantastic children, high standards and a caring ethos. We are seeking individuals who have enthusiasm, energy and commitment to work in an effective school to support children’s learning.

A Level 2 qualification is desirable.

The role is primarily to support the lunchtime period but will include supporting individual, small groups and child initiated play from the age of two - five.  The successful candidate will support all aspects of the nursery including setting up and maintaining high quality provision inside and outside, health and safety checks, first aid, assessment and observation of children.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible, enthusiastic and happy to work as part of a team.  The Nursery Schools are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly respected and innovative collaboration of schools.  We have a comprehensive induction package and commitment to training.  We welcome applications from those new and experienced, with a willingness to learn and be excited by new opportunities.

All applicants will be interviewed by a panel during w/c 4th April 2022.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note the school does not have the resources to send individual notifications to all applicants who are not shortlisted so if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have been unsuccessful.

The closing date for applications is midnight 3rd April 2022.

Please click the link to Hornsea Nursery School’s website to access an application form to apply for any of these posts. Please indicate which school you are interested in, and send completed applications to:

Hornsea Nursery School –

Beverley Manor Nursery School –

Hedon Nursery School –





Teaching Assistant – Level 2


Selection Criteria





  • Working with children
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of the needs and development of children
  • Able to work unsupervised : act on own initiative
  • Recent experience of working within the EYFS
  • Experience of working with

SEN pupils

  • Experience of dealing with

children with specific personal, social and communication needs

• Application form

• Reference

• Interview


  • NVQ Level 2
  • NVQ Level 2 or above
  • First aid training
  • Application form
  • Certificates

Knowledge & skills

  • To be able to work with groups of children unsupervised
  • To have good communication skills
  • To have an understanding of the structure and operation of a school
  • To have a knowledge of the planning process
  • To have a knowledge of the revised EYFS
  • To have the willingness to attend

relevant training as and when required

• Reference

• Interview

Interpersonal/ communication skills

  • Positive relationship with staff, children and parents
  • Organised
  • Works well with others
  • Able to use initiative
  • Flexible
  • Able to deal with sensitive situations
  • Able to work as a member of a team
  • Caring and enthusiastic
  • Be aware of confidentiality at all times
  • Eager to accept responsibility
  • Willingness to take on new challenges
  • Good ICT skills

• Reference

• Interview