Pre Prep Teaching Assistant

Date Posted: Wednesday 14 February 2024

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 01/03/2024

The Pre-Prep is a dynamic and busy department and is very much part of the Cheltenham Prep, occupying self-contained buildings at the heart of the school campus.

Staffed by specialist Early Years teachers, we are looking for somebody who believes in and works to support our aim to provide a stimulating and happy environment in which children can develop intellectually and socially to reach their potential.

For April 2024, Cheltenham Prep is looking for a full-time Teaching Assistant to join the Pre – Prep. The Teaching Assistant will assist in the provision of a variety of activities whilst maintaining the care and safety of pupils in Reception and/or Key Stage 1.

Candidates should have experience in EYFS/KS1 and will be qualified at Level 3 NVQ or higher. Teaching Assistant’s take responsibility for small-group teaching and have shared responsibility for teaching phonics alongside Pre-Prep teachers. Experience in Read Write Inc, or a similar programme would be welcome. For the right candidate, there may also be the opportunity to teach.

Candidates should have good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workloads. Good communication skills both oral and written are essential and SEND experience would be desirable.

College has its own pay scale and salary will depend on experience. Hours are currently full time (37.5 hours per week) for 33 weeks per year.


How to apply

To apply, please complete an application and return, with covering letter, to:


Closing date: 8am on Friday, 1 March 2024

Interviews: Week commencing: 4 March 2024