Early Years Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you a dedicated Early Years Teaching Assistant looking for a new role in September? Flourish Education is currently recruiting an Early Years Teaching Assistant to work within a one-form entry village primary school in Hereford, to join their team on a part-time basis in September (3 days per week). The school has recently been rated ‘good’ by OFSTED, with the report stating that; ‘This is a very harmonious community where pupil, staff and parental surveys were unanimous in their praise for the work of the school.’ The school benefits from beautiful surroundings and a well-equipped outdoor area (A love of outdoor learning and muddy puddles is a must!) 

The successful applicant will have experience of supporting within the EYFS, and a thorough understanding of the importance of learning through play. The school have specified that suitable applicants must have a Level 3 Early Years Qualification. 

This is a long term position in a thriving little school. We are looking for a passionate and committed Early Years Teaching Assistant for a September start. The role will provisionally continue until the end of the Autumn term, but will have the potential to be extended for the right candidate. 

Required Skills and Experience for this Teaching Assistant role:

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
  • Experience of supporting children within the EYFS
  • Experience of teaching or supporting Phonics lessons/Phonics Intervention Groups
  • Committed to permanent role
  • DBS on the update service of issued within the last 12 months

The benefits of a Teaching Assistant working for Flourish Education:

  • Up to £95 per day which equates to £18,525 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant


This Early Years Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Hereford, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Huntington, Lugwardine, Hampton Bishop and Warham. The school has an onsite carpark, and is easily accessible via public transport.

If you’re interested in this opportunity then apply now, or to find out more, please contact Rebecca Stanton at Flourish Education.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.