High Level Early Years Teaching Assistant - Full Time

Posted 18 April by Prospero Teaching
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Prospero Teaching are currently recruiting for a Early Years Higher Level Teaching Assistant to find their next role, and work in a Primary School setting in an OFSTED graded 'GOOD' school in the Tameside area.

A successful applicant will have a Level 2+ Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent and will have 2 years of experience working with children in a nursery. Safeguarding training is preferred but not required as some training is provided.

This role will be ongoing until the end of the academic year with a view to permanent role to the suitable candidate. Successful candidates will have their DBS on the Update Service, a Right to Work and 2 years of previous referencing.

Prospero Teaching provide staff to schools, colleges and nurseries across the Oldham and Tameside areas, including SEN schools. We are currently looking to fill a Teaching Assistant role in Oldham. The strongest applicant will have confidence in leading a group of children in absence of their teacher, reading, and writing sessions and will have good behavioural management skills.


  • Location - Tameside
  • Position - Early Years Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - Long Term
  • Start date - April 2024
  • Duration / Likely Duration - ongoing
  • End date (if applicable) - End of the academic year - onwards
  • Contract type - Ongoing
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay - Minimum of £95 per day.
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 3:30pm


  • Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent.
  • Previous experience working in a UK school.
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (desirable however not essential as some training is provided).


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK.
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application.
  • Provide two professional child related references.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management.
  • In-house Training and Development Team

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Required skills

  • Children
  • Safeguard
  • Safeguarding
  • Teacher
  • Teaching
  • Special Needs
  • EYFS
  • KS1
  • School
  • Key stage 2
  • Early Learning
  • Behavioural Management
  • Key stage 1
  • Curriculum
  • School Education
  • Key-stage 1

Reference: 52495928

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