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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:

    25 days ago

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  • Contract Length:

    Full Time

Position: Full-Time Level 3 Early Years Teaching Assistant
Location: Balham, London
Start Date: September 2024
School Type: Mainstream Primary School
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding

Are you passionate about early childhood education? Join an outstanding team in Balham!

About the School:

A mainstream primary school, situated in the vibrant community of Balham, has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted. They are committed to providing a nurturing and inspiring environment where every child is encouraged to reach their full potential. their ethos is centered around fostering curiosity, creativity, and a love of learning from an early age.

Teaching Assistant Role Overview:

We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Level 3 Early Years Teaching Assistant to join an exceptional team. This is a full-time role starting in September 2024. As a Teaching Assistant, you will support the classroom teacher in delivering high-quality early years education, ensuring a safe and stimulating learning environment for our youngest learners.

Teaching Assistant Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of engaging and educational activities in line with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
  • Support the classroom teacher in creating a positive and inclusive atmosphere where every child feels valued and motivated.
  • Monitor and record children's progress, providing feedback to the teacher and parents as needed.
  • Promote excellent behaviour and social skills, fostering a respectful and friendly classroom environment.
  • Support children with varying needs, including those with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Ensure the health and safety of all pupils during indoor and outdoor activities.

Teaching Assistant Essential Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working with young children in an educational setting.
  • Strong understanding of the EYFS curriculum and early childhood development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A genuine passion for early years education and a commitment to nurturing the potential of every child.

Teaching Assistant Desirable Attributes:

  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures.
  • First Aid certification.

Teaching Assistant Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Professional development opportunities to enhance your career.
  • A supportive and welcoming school community.
  • Convenient location with excellent transport links in Balham

Please apply with your most up to date CV to be considered and shortlisted for this Teaching Assistant role located in Balham SW12.

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%