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EYFS Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A great two form entry mainstream school in Islington, N5 are looking for an Early Years Teaching Assistant to join their team at the beginning of March. The school is rated 'Good' by Ofsted and continues to strengthen each year. The school is a 17 minute walk to Arsenal Underground Station and 8 minute walk to Cannonbury Station (National Rail).

''Our curriculum is designed to excite and stimulate pupils to learn about the world in which they live. Our pupils enjoy a creative approach to learning and personal development. The leadership structure ensures that the best use is made of all our resources and is focused on setting high expectations and securing high standards''.

The school offers a range of external enrichment activities including school outings to the Cardfields and cultural enrichment tours, the school has recently created an 'Edible Playground' and reading workshops for parents to name a few.

The Role:
Role: Early Years Teaching Assistant

Position Type: Full-time, until the end of the academic year

Start: 04 March 2019

Pay: £1300 per month starting salary

The school is part of the Islington council and has an overseeing Governing Body which helps the school achieve many of there objectives.

The principles we live by at our School are:

  • Respect one another and listen to each other
  • Empower everyone to achieve their potential
  • Provide a challenging and creative learning environment
  • Encourage responsibility for one's own actions
  • Encourage every child and adult to be proud of who they are.

The successful applicant should display the following attributes:

  • Experience and knowledge of working with children with a wide range of abilities
  • A general understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum
  • An interest, motivation and passion for working with children and developing skills to facilitate this
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Commitment, initiative and reliability
  • A willingness to cooperate in team planning and work be proactive and eager to learn.

Why work for 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
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in school

At Teaching Personnel we offer a number of discounts (up to 85 %!) on courses which can help you with your development as a Teaching Assistant and aspiring Teacher or School Psychologist! Some of the courses we offer are:

  • Safeguarding Children
  • Attachment
  • Positive Handling in Schools Certificate
  • The Complete Teaching Assistant Diploma
  • The Complete Teaching Assistant Diploma
  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Diploma

All applicants need to be aware that they will require a DBS that is on the update service.

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.

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