teaching assistant early years in leeds

17 September 2018
primary team, randstad education
job type
£ 60 - £ 75 per day, Other Benefits
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leeds, yorkshire and the humber
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 60 - £ 75 per day, Other Benefits
Non Teaching
reference number
primary team, randstad education
0113 246 2500
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job description

Are you an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding yet challenging role for this Acdemic year? Please read on and apply today!

A brilliant Primary School in Leeds are currently looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to work in their Early Years Stage on a contract basis starting as soon as possible. The ideal candidate must be passionate about working with interactive and engaging children, and can utilise and stretch their skill set in a EYFS setting. As a TA you will be supporting pupils across a range of abilities as well as undertaking duties that free up a teachers time, such as preparing the classroom, resources and displays.

The role will involve:

* Deliver tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one-to-one basis or in small groups
* Make sure that the pupils that you support are able to engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
* Manage challenging pupil behaviour
* Guide and monitor pupil progress and deliver this to the Teacher
* Carry out administrative duties such as preparing classroom resource
* Provide support outside of your normal classes, such as helping during exams, covering TA absences or going on school trips
* Help with extracurricular activity such as breakfast and after-school clubs, homework club, revision sessions or lunch-time duties
* Co-ordinate specific areas of teaching support once you have the right level of experience
* Provide pivotal support to the teacher and other support staff
* Ensure a safe and healthy place of learning for the children
* Offer an approachable and helpful hand to the teacher with extra duties which they may need some assistance with

The successful candidate will need to have:

* Level 3 Qualified is advantageous
* A vibrant and organised approach to work
* Experience in a child based setting previously
* Can communicate effectively with both children and carers / parents
* An honest and reliable worker


* Competitive pay rate
* Easy to access school on public transport
* Holidays as per the school
* Career progression for the right person
* Working with an encouraging and supportive Senior Management Team

This post is to start immediately and would ideally have applicants who are immediately available or on a short notice. Please feel free to apply and send your CV forward if you feel your experience and skill set is a match.


teaching assistant experience


CACHE level 2 or 3

educational requirements