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EYFS Teaching Assistant

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EYFS Teaching Assistant

  • Primary School in Blackburn (BB1)
  • EYFS experience essential
  • You must have good knowledge of Phonics Schemes including Letters & Sounds
  • Full-time (8.30am-3.30pm)
  • Start date: September 2021
  • End date: July 2022 – with a view to becoming a permanent position

A faith Primary School in Blackburn (BB1) requires an EYFS Teaching Assistant. Teaching Personnel have been working with this school for over 3 years and are working closely with the Head Teacher and SENCO to get a clear understanding of the schools current needs and requirements to ensure they get a suitable new member of staff. The role is one that will require a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who is keen to make a difference in the classroom. You must have experience in EYFS and sound knowledge of the EYFS National Curriculum. The class is average sized, at the beginning of the academic year children in EYFS require additional support as a number of the children start school ‘not school ready’.

These characteristics will include:

- Independent in toileting
- Being able to dress themselves
- Expectations for levels of behaviour
- Confidence and self-esteem
- Communication and language skills
- Critical thinking around learning

The EYFS classroom has a fantastic range of resources, thus providing the children with a wide range of opportunities in the classroom and in outdoor provision.  

So what are the benefits of working in schools through Teaching Personnel?

  • Choice and Variety – giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools

Does sound like the job for you? Then apply now! Send an up to date CV to Charlotte at Teaching Personnel on

Wanting to find out more about other work opportunities?  Call Charlotte on 01772 386 242 to discuss other teaching and support jobs available we have at Teaching Personnel.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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