Staff Vacancies

Teaching Assistant (Foundation Stage)

(Permanent variable hours contract)

Grade C1 (£15,976 p.a. pro rata Living wage spot salary)

24 hours per week initially - Term time only


St Agnes ACE Academy is an exciting, ambitious and forward thinking primary school in Cornwall and is part of the Atlantic Centre of Excellence Multi Academy Trust (ACE MAT).  Our friendly school is 2-form entry with 272 pupils on roll. 


We seek an enthusiastic and creative Teaching Assistant to join our Foundation Stage team.  This post is initially for 24 hours per week on a permanent variable hours contract.  We welcome applications from exceptional candidates who will make an effective contribution to our academy.


Experience of working within an Early Years Foundation Stage class, or a proven desire to train/study in this field through voluntary experience or qualification, is essential (appropriate Level 2 qualifications and Pediatric First Aid would be desirable).  The role will also involve some work supporting a Reception child with SEN (therefore experience of working with SEN children would be an advantage).


The successful candidate will be:-

  • an excellent practitioner
  • able to motivate and challenge young learners
  • able to work effectively as part of a team
  • committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all children.

We offer

  • a caring and supportive school community
  • high standards of attainment and behaviour
  • a firm commitment to continuing professional development


Application forms and job description available to download from the school website.


St Agnes ACE Academy is committed to the safeguarding of children and follows the safer recruitment process; the successful applicant will be required to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.


Closing date:     Friday 30th June 2017 at 12.00pm

Interviews:         Thursday 6th July 2017




Telephone:        01872 552648