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EYFS Teaching Assistant

  • Posted: 26-03-2020
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: £13000 - £17000 per annum
Smile Education are a market leading supply agency based in central Birmingham, with over 10 years experience in supporting local schools. We’re Education Specialists!

We are currently working with an OFSTED rated 'Outstanding' school in the Handsworth area of Birmingham. Our client is looking to recruit a experienced EYFS Teaching Assistant on a contract basis for a initial period of 1 year.

About the Role:
  • This is a full time role due to start in September
  • You’ll be working across the EYFS curriculum supporting across 4 classes
  • You’ll be working on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups
  • You'll be expected to deliver phonics interventions 
About the School:
  • This is an OFSTED rated 'Outstanding' school
  • Three form entry school
  • Fantastic outdoor area
  • Forest School
  • Great opportunity to join friendly, close knit and supportive team
  • Excellent facilities including newly refurbished IT suite
About You:
  • You’ll need a level 3 qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning or other relevant qualification
  • Previous experience of working within the EYFS framework
  • Understanding of a scheme of phonics 
  • Experience supporting students with phonics screening
  • Experience supporting students who are new to country or have English as a Additional Language (EAL)
  • You’ll need to be able to provide suitable references and proof you are eligible to work in the UK
About Smile:
  • We’re market leading education specialists- what does that mean for you? You can depend on us to understand exactly what it is your looking for!
  • You’ll receive your own dedicated consultant- this means you can build a transparent working relationship with someone who can support you and find your dream role
  • We offer regular and free of charge CPD training, including Team Teach courses- this gives you the opportunity to grow your CV whilst having the flexibility to do the job you love.
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If you would like to discuss this role further, or have an informal discussion about other opportunities with Smile then please get in touch by giving either Vicky or Kash a call on 0121 392 6582



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