EYFS Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Wigan

Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you an experienced Reception Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Wigan?

Tradewind are currently recruiting an outstanding Reception Teaching Assistant for a very popular catholic school in the Wigan area. The role is a long-term temporary role to start in June 2021 and will run until July 2022 with the possibility of it extending.

This 2-form entry Catholic primary school is passionate about providing students with the skills and enthusiasm for Secondary School. They provide a safe, happy, and well-disciplined learning environment with a strong catholic ethos. This primary school is looking for a Teaching Assistant with Reception experience, to join their hardworking department and continue to ensure all children meet their individual targets while challenging them academically to push themselves further. The school is extremely welcoming, and the dedicated staff work effectively together and have very successful relationships with parents, the catholic church, and the local community.

This "Good" Primary School caters for approx. 448 pupils across ages 3-11, the school aims to work in partnership with parents to ensure all students are achieving the best they can in a high-quality learning environment. All staff at the school share the ambition and drive to keep improving the school and encouraging pupils to achieve the best results they can and enjoy their time in School.

The school is located on the outskirts of Wigan and is easily accessible via car and has parking on site. The School is also accessible via public transport and has close bus links.

This primary school is looking for a confident, friendly teaching assistant to work within Reception. The successful candidate must have an excellent knowledge of phonics and phonics assessments and have prior experience of supporting children in Reception.

Essential requirements:

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role you will need to:

Hold a L2 or above Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification
Experience of working in Reception
Experience with Phonics
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
You must have the legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
We care about your training and development more than any other agency – which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
Great referral scheme – recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
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Help with lesson planning – our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Reception Teaching Assistant in Wigan or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on (phone number removed) or email- (url removed)

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Wigan, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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