Early Years Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education is currently recruiting an Early Years Teaching Assistant to work within an OFSTED rated ‘good’ Primary school in Ross-on-Wye, to join their team on a long-term basis in September. The school aim to provide an environment where individuals, both children and staff, feel valued and appreciated.

The successful Early Years Teaching Assistant will have experience of supporting classes within the Early Years. You will have a secure understanding of the EYFS, and proven success of acting as a ‘play partner’ to extend children’s learning. The school are seeking a passionate Early Years Teaching Assistant who appreciates the importance of learning through play.

Previous experience of using ‘Tapestry’ or similar software to record children’s observations would be of an advantage, though this is not essential as full training will be provided. You will be working as a Teaching Assistant within a Nursery, and must be comfortable in supporting young children with personal care.

We are looking for a passionate and committed Early Years Teaching Assistant for a September start. This is a full-time role, initially for two terms, to cover maternity leave.

Required Skills and Experience for this Early Years Teaching Assistant role:

Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent
Experience of supporting children within the EYFS or KS1
Experience of teaching or supporting Phonics lessons
Committed to a long-term post

The benefits of an Early Years 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
Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.

This Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Ross-on-Wye, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas such as Ledbury, Hereford, Bromyard and Leominster.

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.