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EYFS Teaching Assistant

31 Jul 2020   |   Victoria Primary Academy   |   £14,250 - £15,425 B3, SCP 7-11

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi-Academy Trust with twenty-eight Academies, making the Trust one of the largest in the North. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve and believe in the potential of our team to achieve remarkable things.

An opportunity has arisen for a Teaching Assistant to join our team at Victoria Primary Academy. We are looking for a teammate who believes in the infinite potential of little people and is passionate about their role in unlocking their future. We welcome applications from those with experience in EYFS who are keen to develop expertise in their work with our youngest children. The school is at an exciting point in its journey, with the next few years highly focused on developing excellence in all that we do. No matter what your personal aspirations for the future are and whatever stage in your career you are at – this could be the role which enables you to take the leap into that future.

You will enjoy a diverse role offering teaching and learning support to pupils in the classroom, leading intervention sessions and playing a full part within the school community.

We are fully committed to your professional development and believe we have the perfect conditions for growth amongst warm and friendly colleagues.

At Victoria Primary Academy, situated in Leeds 9, you will discover a building jam-packed full of beautiful little people, and teaching teams who are passionate about offering the very best quality provision in all aspects of the school experience – because we simply believe they deserve nothing less. We have a strong desire to ensure that our children have everything that they need to become successful adults when they leave us. If you are passionate about improving the life-chances of young people, then this could be the opportunity you have been seeking.

Visit our website for more information about Victoria Primary Academy.


If you:

  • Have an appetite for a career in an Early Years classroom
  • Are enthusiastic about building positive relationships with children and adults alike
  • Are committed to your own professional development
  • Are a strong team player who enjoys collaboration with colleagues

…then we want to hear from you.


What can we offer?

  • Fantastic kids.
  • A supportive and dedicated team who enjoy high levels of collaboration.
  • A fun filled career where you can truly make a difference.


Interested applicants are invited to speak to Executive Principal Sam Bailey to find out more.


Teaching Assistant Level 2 Recruitment Pack

Wellspring Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form


Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.


Reporting to Head of School
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 32.5 hours per week (8.30-3.30), Term time only
Salary SCP 7-11 (B3) (14,250 – £15, 425)
Start Date September 2020
Closing Date 14th August 2020
Interview Date 20th August 2020

For further information about the role, candidates are invited to arrange a telephone conversation with Executive Principal Sam Bailey. To arrange an appointment or to return your completed application, please contact Carol Wathen

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