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Teaching Assistant

  • Location:

    South West London

  • Sector:

    Primary Support

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £80 - £100 per day

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Job Title: Full-Time Early Years Teaching Assistant
Location: Tooting, London SW17
Start Date: ASAP
Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive, based on experience

About the School: This vibrant primary school in Tooting is renowned for its commitment to providing a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where every child is encouraged to reach their full potential. The school places a strong emphasis on early childhood education, ensuring that the youngest learners receive a solid foundation for their future academic journey.

The Role: The school is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Early Years Teaching Assistant to join their team. The successful candidate will work closely with the class teacher to support the learning and development of children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). A Level 3 qualification in Early Years is essential for this role, as it requires a deep understanding of early childhood education principles and practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging and developmentally appropriate activities for children in the Early Years.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to children, ensuring each child receives the individual attention they need.
  • Support the social, emotional, and physical development of children, promoting positive behaviour and learning attitudes.
  • Help set up and maintain a safe, stimulating, and well-organised learning environment.
  • Supervise children during indoor and outdoor play, ensuring their safety and well-being.
  • Observe and record children's progress, providing feedback to the class teacher and contributing to assessment records.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, staff, and parents, contributing to a welcoming and inclusive school community.
  • Assist with the preparation and organisation of teaching materials and resources.
  • Participate in school activities and events, supporting the broader life of the school.
  • Uphold the school's values and ethos in all interactions with students and colleagues.


  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years or equivalent (essential).
  • Previous experience working as a Teaching Assistant, particularly in an Early Years or primary school setting.
  • A genuine passion for working with young children and supporting their development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.
  • Patience, creativity, and a nurturing approach to supporting children's learning.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development and a passion for early childhood education.
  • An Enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Why Join Us?

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • The chance to make a significant impact on the early development of children.
  • A vibrant and inclusive school community that values early years education.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and passionate Early Years Teaching Assistant with the skills and experience to support our youngest learners, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Carl at Reeson Education

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%