Teaching Assistant - EYFS experience required

  • Job Reference: 216549896-2
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2021
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Salary: £65.00 to £70.00
  • Sector: Primary
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry primary school in Farnworth, in recruiting a Teaching Assistant in the Early Years. This is a full-time role with an immediate start following the lockdown, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in the Early Years who require general classroom support. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of working with children in an Early Years setting, including knowledge of Phonics and the EYFS Programme; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
* Have experience working with children of EYFS age, and preferably hold a Level 2 or 3 qualification
* Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
* Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:
-Assisting the Class Teacher with classroom management
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the school:
This school has clear and focused leadership, and teaching quality has greatly improved. Staff have high expectations of pupils and students make great progress from sometimes low starting points. EAL & SEN students are especially well looked-after. Behaviour is good and Teaching Assistants are deployed effectively, often greatly increasing progress. Phonics is taught especially well in the Early Years, with modelling by Teachers and TAs very good.

About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at this school include;
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:
-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!
-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this EYFS Teaching Assistant position, located in Bolton. For more information about the role, contact Cameron on (phone number removed) / (url removed)

More about Tradewind Recruitment:
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses (18 more than our next nearest competitor), all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.
We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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