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Early Years Teaching Assistants

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Job description


Teaching Personnel are currently looking for Early Years Support Assistants for full-time temporary posts starting as soon as possible. The role will be Monday - Friday 8am - 3:30pm and you will be based in the Early Years Foundation Unit supporting both Nursery and Reception pupils. The Unit is free flow which means you will be required to observe pupils in line with the EYFS framework. The school are looking for someone with EYFS experience and experience using Letters & Sounds Phonics scheme.

Ideal candidate

The school are looking for an:

  • Experienced Teaching Assistant with recent experience in Early Years
  • Recent graduates in Early Childhood Education or Teaching Assistant with an NVQ or CACHE Level 2/3
  • Experience using Letters & Sounds Phonics
  • Available full-time


The school received 'Good' at its last Ofsted in 2017 and last year received 'Outstanding' for the EYFS provision and quality of teaching in EYFS. The school currently have 47 children starting in Nursery in the new year and 31 children in Reception. The EYFS provision has 2 Teachers and 2 members of support staff in which you will be working with them. The school are looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic support members to help support the new in-take of pupils.

Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel work in partnership with a variety of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers, such as; Team Teach, Educare, Creative Education, and Leeds Trinity University.

These partners deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities to you, covering areas such as; Accredited Team Teach, Understanding and Supporting Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum, An Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability, Effective Adult Learning Support, Implications for Challenging Behaviour, Meeting the Emotional, Social and Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People, Differentiation, Data Handling, Assessment for Learning, Planning for Progression, Prevent Duty, Read Write Inc. and Child Protection in Education. In addition to this we work alongside many leaders of education and have our own ex-head teacher that provides candidates with bespoke, high-quality training. The CPD on offer will assist with your personal and career development, making you the most highly sought candidates in the market.

Contact details and how to apply

If you are interested in the EYFS Support positions and would like to hear more about out Guaranteed Work Scheme please contact the Leeds Wakefield Primary branch on the details below.

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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