Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant


Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-48857
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £350 per Week

Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant

Are you a creative, enthusiastic and caring graduate with the ability to engage and support young children who have just started their education journey?

Maybe you are considering starting your teacher training in 2021 in Early Years and would love to gain paid work experience beforehand?

Perhaps you have gained some experience, but would like to spend time developing your teaching skills prior to teacher training?

If you answered yes to the above, then this Graduate Early Years Primary Teaching Assistant could be the role for you!

  • Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant
  • Full-time, Monday to Friday role
  • Perfect opportunity to gain experience before teacher training
  • Must have strong academic background
  • Long-term role until the end of the academic year
  • Located in Leeds, LS6
  • Paid between £300 – £350 per week
  • Starting ASAP
  • Shortlisting on an ongoing basis

Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant – The Role:

This position is perfect for an enthusiastic and outgoing graduate who would like to gain a fascinating insight into the day-to-day running of a successful Early Years department. This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody who is looking to expand their experience creating and delivering practical educational activities that fit perfectly within Early Years education. You will be supporting a busy and happy Reception classroom, helping children ages 4-5 to adapt, develop and thrive in their first year of school. You will be taking on additional personal support for some children who may not feel as confident or as independent as their peers.

Part of this role will be to lead small group classes to develop a confidence and understanding of phonics, handwriting and personal development. The class teacher will provide you will all the resources needed to ensure these children are progressing. Much of the role within an Early Years classroom is to track progress through learning journeys by observing play.

Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant – Person Specification:

This child-centred school is looking for someone with a caring, patient and empathetic nature, with strong communication skills and resilience. You will need to have a good academic background, with a minimum of a 2:1 degree. Some transferable experience working with children and a commitment to working in education is extremely desirable.

If you would like to join a supportive school that can help with your future career development, whilst having a positive impact on children’s first year of school, then send your CV to Demi at i-teachers to apply for this Graduate Early Years Teaching Assistant role.

Posted On: 10/11/2020
Recruiter: i-teachers

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