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Reception Class Teaching Assistant

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Reception Teaching Assistant Needed in Huyton

Are you a friendly and supportive individual wanting to aid the learning environment of a Reception Class in a mainstream primary school?

Teaching Personnel are working with a mainstream primary school in Huyton, L36, who are seeking a full time Teaching Assistant to join their Reception Class. 

The role is supporting a Reception pupil on a 1-1 basis with autism and who is non verbal. You will be assisting the pupil during lesson times and upholding safeguarding throughout the school. You will also participate in prepping the pupil's work, running interventions and booster sessions and keeping a log of the pupil's progress and behaviour for later assesments. The ideal Teaching Assistant will have similar relative experience supporting children around 4-5yrs and be confident in a classroom environment.

The Role:

  • Full time, Monday - Friday
  • Hours approximately 8:30am - 3:15pm 
  • GBP10 - GBP11 per hour 


• Providing support within the classroom wherever required

• Delivering activities on one-to-one or small group basis

• Ensuring children are engaged

• Adapting to every individual pupil’s needs

• Helping with behaviour management of children

• Creating displays of children’s work 

Individual profile:

• Friendly, empathetic and motivating

• Attentive to needs of pupils

• Strong regard for pupil safety-and well being

• Caring, patient, and understanding

• Motivating with ability to engage pupils

• Good ability to manage behaviour

• Reliable and committed fully to each lesson assisted

To be put forward for this position you must either be registered or be prepared to register with Teaching Personnel, to go through all of the necessary vetting procedures. If you have similar previous experience and you would like to be put forward for this position, please apply ASAP with a copy of your up to date CV for immediate consideration. 


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. 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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