EYFS Teaching Assistant, South Tyneside

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Vision for Education LtdSouth Tyneside

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Early Years Teaching Assistant

South Tyneside

January 2020 

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a full time Early Years Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a local primary school in the South Tyneside area. This is a fixed term supply Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence in January 2020. 

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) team, the Early Years Teaching Assistant (TA) will focus on delivering whole class support in a Reception classroom. This role will include providing intervention-based support outside of the classroom with small groups of children. However, the role will mostly include whole class support, to an average class of 29 pupils. The successful applicant will ideally hold experience of supporting within a Reception class with knowledge of the Early Years curriculum. This will be a full time role, working 08:30 - 15:30, Monday to Friday.

The school

This average sized primary school is looking for a committed and successful Early Years Teaching Assistant (TA) to join their motivated team. At this primary school pupils, including disadvantaged pupils and those who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities, make strong progress in reading, writing and mathematics.


To be considered for the Early Years Teaching Assistant (TA) position, you will:

• Hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Childcare.

• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in an Early Years (EYFS) environment.

• Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

• Ideally have experience delivering one to one support.

• Ideally have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education  

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350.

• Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

• £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified Teaching Assistant (TA) who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Newcastle primary team on 0191 267 4555.


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Type: Supply Agency