Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00001709-1
  • Date Posted: 27 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Prestfelde Preparatory School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: £16,575.36
  • Sector: Education / Childcare
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description



We are a thriving Co-educational Preparatory School in Shrewsbury, Shropshire with over 300 Pupils, aged 3-13 years.  The School is situated on a beautiful 30-acre estate and offers flexi boarding supporting our independence and enrichment programs.

We are currently seeking to recruit a full-time FS2 (EYFS) Teaching Assistant initially on a 1 year fixed-term contract.  The School requires a well-qualified, capable, and enthusiastic Level 1 Teaching Assistant to work with our Little Prestfelde Children ranging from Nursery to Year 2. 

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a friendly and successful independent school being an integral part of Prestfelde’s daily operation.  The position is due to start in September 2021.

The salary for this position is £16,575.36 (FTE) per annum.

Closing Date:                     Monday, 24 May 2021

Interview Date:                TBC

Early applications are strongly encouraged.  The School reserves the right to conclude the recruitment process before the closing date should the ideal candidate be identified.

An application pack together with further details about the role can be found here: https://www.prestfelde.co.uk/about-us/staff-vacancies/

Please submit completed application forms to Ms Claire Balmond, HR Assistant at cbalmond@prestfelde.co.uk

Prestfelde School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS check.