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Reception Teaching Assistant

Reception Teaching Assistant Role:

  • 1:1 and group support
  • Supervising children’s play time
  • Assisting children during meal and snack time
  • Encourage learning through play
  • Explore different areas of learning with the children
  • Encourage positive behaviour and help pupils stay on task
  • Creating resources for lessons
  • Social and emotional support

The School:

This primary school is based in Newport and has 320 pupils on the roll including 56 nursery children. Pupils are taught in 12 classes, four of which are mixed age.  In the schools latest inspection ESTYN commented that pupils in the school show respect and good manner to each other, staff and visitor.  For example, pupils hold doors open for adults and are quick to give polite greeting in Welsh.

5 Reception Teaching Assistant Benefits:

  1. Earn GBP60-GBP65 a day, above the National Living Wage
  2. CPD opportunities e.g. Team Teach
  3. Full Time, November 2020 start
  4. Make a difference during these tough times
  5. GBP50 refer a friend bonus


If you are a caring and empathetic person who believes they are the right person for this Reception Teaching Assistant role then apply now.

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.

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