Reception Teaching Assistant - Bury

Posted 1 week ago by Tradewind Recruitment
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Tradewind Manchester are recruiting!

We are supporting a two-form entry primary school in Bury, in recruiting a Teaching Assistant in their Reception class. This is a full-time role with an immediate start following the lockdown, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in the Early Years who require general classroom support. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of working with children in an Early Years setting, including knowledge of Phonics and the EYFS Programme; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:
* Have experience working with children of EYFS age
* Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
* Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:
-Assisting the Class Teacher with classroom management
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the school:
This school utilises rigorous staff performance management to ensure very strong teaching quality and pupil attainment. Parents are very positive about the school, and the EYFS programme in particular gives pupils the best possible start. The curriculum is wide, varied and captures the interest of pupils, and the moral and social development of pupils is well-promoted.


About the role:
-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)
-Full time, 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at this school include;
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:
-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!
-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this EYFS Teaching Assistant position, located in Bury. For more information about the role, contact Cameron on /

More about Tradewind Recruitment:
Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

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  • Teaching Assistant - Bury - EYFS

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