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EYFS Teaching Assistant

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Early Years Teaching Assistant Required for Primary School in Cardiff

  • Working alongside an experienced EYFS leader and in “Good” EYFS department.
  • Experience of Phonics schemes “Letters and Sounds”, “Jolly Phonics” “Read, Write Inc.”
  • Small group work with reading, phonics and numeracy.

A large, 3 form entry Primary School in Cardiff are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant for their Early Years Department. As an early years teaching assistant you would be required to take a lead on working with small groups of children with a focus on phonics, literacy and numeracy in particular. With phonics being a huge focus area within the curriculum, a teaching assistant with experience of phonics schemes such as “Letters and Sounds”, “Jolly Phonics” or “Read, Write Inc.” would be a huge advantage.

When working in a school in the Cardiff area, it is important to have a caring, nurturing nature whist having the confidence to set strict boundaries. Experience of leading small groups and taking a lead on phonics, literacy and Numeracy would be beneficial.

- Early Years Teaching Assistant

- Phonics experience

- Salary – £13,000 - £18,000

- Opportunity for a permanent contract in the future

- Good links to the local area and close to Cardiff City Centre.

Working in a school like this would provide you with a wealth of experience and professional development to build upon in the future. Graduates of Early Years endorsed degrees along with TA Certificates at Level 2 and Level3 would be encouraged to apply.

Please click the link below to apply and send your CV/covering letter to or call the South Wales Primary branch on 02920 660270 for more information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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