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Early Years Teaching Assistant

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Are you looking for a support role in Early Years?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a school in South Sheffield who are looking for a L3 Early Years Teaching Assistant. Due to the expected intake in January, we are looking for someone who is able to hit the ground running as soon as possible on a full time basis. 

Our ideal Teaching Assistant will already have experience working within either a Private Nursery or an Early Years setting. You will be able to conduct observations, creating 'in the moment' planning to get the best out of the children you are working with. You will be able to communicate well with the class teacher, identifying any gaps in learning and running small group interventions to raise attainment and bridge these gaps. With the new January intake, there may be children joining the setting with poor Literacy skills, requiring tailored Speech and Language interventions and sometimes personal care. A good knowledge of phonics would be beneficial for this role. 

Our ideal EYFS Teaching Assistant: 

  • L3 qualified 
  • Good knowlege of the Early Years Curriculum
  • Experience conducting observations 
  • Knowledge of phonics 
  • Happy to conduct interventions (speech and language) 

Why work with Teaching Personnel: 

  • Experienced consultant working for you 
  • Branches across the UK 
  • Work when you want to, update your own online diary 
  • GBP50 refer a friend scheme 
  • Unrivalled CPD through our CPD Academy 

For more information, send your full CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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