Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education is currently recruiting an Early Years Teaching Assistant to work within an OFSTED rated ‘good’ Primary school in Coleford, to join their team on a long-term basis.

The successful 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.

We are looking for a passionate and committed Early Years Teaching Assistant for an immediate start on a part-time basis (25 hours per week). This is a long-term position to cover maternity leave and will provisionally continue until the end of the academic year.

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
  • Committed to a long-term post (Full academic year)

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.

Location:

This Teaching Assistant opportunity is located in Coleford and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Cinderford, Ruardean, Mitcheldean and Ross-on-Wye. We work with schools that have onsite carparks, or that are 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.

Legal

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.