Early Years Teaching Assistant/Leader

Teaching Assistant/Pre School Leader

Contract type: Casual

Closing date:2.7.21

Interview date: WB 5.7.21

Salary:  Commensurate with Work

Hours per week: Variable


About the Role

Trythall CP School has a vacancy for a teaching assistant /Pre-school leader.

The applicant must be prepared to lead groups, as well as working with children as unique individuals. S/he must understand the importance of positive relationships, and enabling environments, and appreciate the value of outdoor play in early years education. 

Experience and an understanding of the EYFS statutory framework is essential. The successful candidate will also have experience in education outdoors or a willingness to undergo training in this area.

Patience, organisational skills and the ability to work well in a team with adults would be desirable characteristics. A recognised early years qualification, level 3 or above, would also be an advantage.

Trythall is a small (73 pupils) family school, with a thriving pre-school set in a rural location. The small team of dedicated professionals who work here possess a wealth of experience and special skills to share. Trythall has a strong environmental ethos and a commitment to learning outside the classroom. We have an open minded approach to what we do and a different ‘feel’ to more traditional schools.



Trythall has a strong commitment to safeguarding children

All staff members are expected to work in accordance with the child protection policies and procedures and are subject to a DBS check.

Application form and person specification are available from the school office and on the website.

Please submit your application by:

  • email to secretary@trythall.cornwall.sch.uk
  • post to Trythall CP School, Newmill, Penzance. TR208XR