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Teaching Assistant - Early Years

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Are you experienced supporting in an Early Years setting?

We could have your perfect role!

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting staff with experience working in a Early Years/Nursery setting. We are looking for staff who have worked with children from 0 - 5 recently. We work with schools across Sheffield, Rotherham, Worksop and Chesterfield - and the South Primary Branch work on an exclusive basis with the Birley Federation of Schools, Gleadless Primary School, St Joseph's RC Primary School, The Tapton Trust of Schools, Lydgate Infant School and Abbey Lane.

We are looking for staff who can enthuse and motivate all children to learn, and be committed to their educational and social development. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can work to support the class Teacher with Play Led Learning in and outside the classroom. Applicants must have an NVQ Level 3 qualification as a minimum requirement for teaching assistants or equivalent; previous Teaching Assistant experience in Foundation Stage is desirable; the ability to work as part of a team to provide an inclusive environment; knowledge and understanding of child development; a willingness to work with families; the ability to lead activities for groups of children; a good working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and experience of supporting children with additional needs.

Candidates are required to have good literacy, numeracy and communication skills, be able to work effectively as part of a team under instruction, as well as have the ability to use their initiative and work independently.

Our Ideal Early Years Teaching Assistant will have:

  • Minimum of NVQ L3 or equivalent
  • Good Literacy, Numeracy and communication skills (A - C, GCSE Levels)
  • Recent experience in a Nursery/Early Years setting
  • Good understanding of child development and play led learning
  • Ability to create an inclusive environment
  • Ability to use own initiative and work independently and as part of a team

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • Up to £65 per day, depending on previous experience
  • Ongoing development through our unrivalled CPD Academy
  • A dedicated consultant who will work for you
  • Support with interviews to find your ideal position
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel
  • Full and Part Time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • Experience in a range of settings, including Integrated Resource Units
  • £50 refer a friend scheme

To apply for this role, please forward your full CV to Yasmin Sims in the Sheffield South Primary Team or call us on 0114 2413343 for more information.

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.

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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