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Teaching Assistant

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Early Years Teaching Assistant wanted to work full time in Penzance.

Teaching Personnel are looking for a passionate and committed EYFS TA to join a school in the Penzance area. You will be required to work on a full-time basis, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 3.30pm. The ideal candidate will be available to start ASAP though we understand notice periods may differ.

Within this role you will be expected to work alongside the Teacher and assist the students in their daily tasks. You will be supporting small groups of students as well as working 1:1 with any students who need additional support, you may be required to print additional work sheets for the students who you are working closely with. Throughout the day you will be assisting the children in their social, emotional, and educational needs to ensure that they are met and developed each day.

Experience working within Early Years and relevant qualifications are desirable. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about making learning as fun and engaging as possible for students.  

Teaching Personnel pride themselves on their Safeguarding and therefore will require a registered DBS to the Update Service, as well as references from your two most recent employers.

You will also need to be aware of Child Protection, Health and Safety, Behaviour, Teaching and Learning and Equal Opportunities policies.

What we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic team to help you through your application process.
  • Continuous opportunities to build your career.
  • FREE safeguarding and prevent training.
  • CPD training at discounted rate.
  • Online diary.
  • Weekly and competitive pay through PAYE.

To find out more, please email a copy of your CV and a short email with a description of what you’re looking for to:

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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