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EYFS Teaching Assistant

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Could you help young people by giving them a fresh start and an opportunity to see life differently, changing their perspective on learning and education? 

Teaching Personnel are seeking a specialist EYFS Teaching Assistant who is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in Autism, ADHD, SEMH Difficulties and / or Global Developmental Delay.

This role will suit someone emotionally resilient, non-judgemental, understanding and patient. The young people carry their own emotional difficulties, struggle with social interaction and have difficulty in expressing their emotions positively at times, thus resulting in challenging behaviours and language. Therefore you must have experience in, or be extremely confident in, managing challenging behaviour.


Your role will be to inspire the young people to believe in themselves and assist them in overcoming barriers to learning whilst offering opportunities they would never have thought they could be exposed to. Most importantly, you'll be that one person who never gave up, always believed and challenged them to do the same.


You will provide support in the classroom across all curriculum areas alongside the teacher and other support assistants.

The role is to start ASAP and the working hours will likely be 8:30am - 3:30pm, Monday - Friday.


Please send a copy of your CV to Keeley.cafferkey@teachingpersonnel.com  if you wish to be considered. 

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

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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