EYFS Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
JNM 35877_1614790847
Date Posted:03 Mar 2021
  1. Early years
Competitive
  1. Permanent

EYFS Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry primary school in Manchester recruiting a Teaching Assistant in the EYFS Unit.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in the Early Years who require general classroom support. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of working with children in an Early Years setting, including knowledge of Phonics and the EYFS Programme; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
* Have experience working with children of EYFS age

  • Preferably hold a minimum Level 2 TA qualification
    * Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
    * Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
    * Have the legal right to work in the UK

    This role will include:
    -Assisting the Class Teacher with classroom management
    -Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
    -Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

    About the school:
    This school has excellent leadership, and opportunities for development are widespread. Progress in the Early Years has been greatly improved and funding is used effectively to deliver targeted support to identified pupils; Teaching Assistants are deployed quickly and work well with class Teachers to achieve results.


About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a EYFS Teaching Assistant at this school include;
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:
-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!
-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this EYFS Teaching Assistant position, located in Salford. For more information about the role, contact Joanne on 0161 674 0138 / joanne.nelthorpe@twrecruitment.com

More about Tradewind Recruitment:

  • As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  • We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  • Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  • More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  • Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

4 years
in a row!

We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

We're proud to be a small part in the biggest challenge, educating the next generation.