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Early Years Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 85 per day


Temporary | Part Time



Join Our Dedicated Team as an EYFS Primary Teaching Assistant in Sheffield and Barnsley!

Company: Teaching Personnel
Location: Sheffield and Barnsley, UK
Position: EYFS Primary Teaching Assistant
Type: Full-time, Temporary
Experience: Entry Level
Pay Rate: £77 - £85 per day
Application Deadline: 30th November, 2023

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and shaping the future of our next generation? Teaching Personnel, the leading educational recruitment agency in the UK with over 20 years of experience, is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our team as EYFS Primary Teaching Assistants in Sheffield and Barnsley.

About Teaching Personnel: With a rich history of over two decades in educational recruitment, Teaching Personnel has established itself as the forefront marketing leader for connecting talented education professionals with exceptional opportunities in schools nationwide. Our mission is to make a positive impact on the education sector by delivering top-tier staffing solutions that empower schools and enrich the lives of students.

Position Overview: As an EYFS Primary Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in creating a nurturing and supportive learning environment for young learners. Your responsibilities will include assisting the classroom teacher in implementing engaging lesson plans, supporting children's learning and development, and contributing to the overall growth of the classroom community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the classroom teacher to deliver engaging and interactive lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students who require additional assistance.
  • Assist with classroom management and behavior guidance to ensure a positive learning atmosphere.
  • Help in creating and maintaining an inclusive, safe, and supportive learning environment.
  • Participate in school activities and events that contribute to the holistic development of students.


  • Passion for working with young children and helping them reach their full potential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude.
  • Basic understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum (training provided if needed).
  • Relevant qualifications or willingness to work towards relevant qualifications is a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive pay and benefits (£77 - £85 per day).
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Access to a network of educational professionals and resources.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on young learners' lives.

Application Process: If you're ready to embark on a rewarding journey in education with Teaching Personnel, we invite you to apply. Please submit your CV along with a cover letter outlining your motivation for joining our team and your relevant experiences.

Join us in shaping the minds of the future. Apply now to become an EYFS Primary Teaching Assistant in Sheffield and Barnsley with Teaching Personnel!

Teaching Personnel is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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