Early Years Teaching Assistants required in Gateshead
About the role:
The Education Network are actively seeking to recruit Early Years Teaching Assistants to work day-to-day, short-term, and long-term supply work in a number of our partnership schools in Gateshead and the surrounding areas. To work with us as an Early Years Teaching Assistant, successful applicants will need to understand the national curriculum, in order to ensure pupils receive the best educational experience. Working as an Early Years Teaching Assistant will give individuals the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of children and young people.
What this role will involve:
As an Early Years Teaching Assistant you will be expected to work with pupils on a 1:1 basis and in small groups. As well as supporting the class teacher, you will be expected to take a 'hands on' approach, supporting children with their learning and development. When working with children and the class teacher, you will be expected to show, when working with children, the highest levels of enthusiasm and positivity.
If you meet the below requirements and are interested in working with us as an Early Years Teaching assistant, then please do apply:
Qualified to at least a level 2 in a relevant childcare qualification and/or support teaching and learning.
Have previous experience working in EYFS (in the last 2 years) and understand the national curriculum.
Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with staff, students, parents/guardians.
Have genuine enthusiasm and care for the development of children in an educational setting.
Full understanding of safeguarding procedures and child protection methods and responsibilities.
Be willing to complete registration with ourselves so that you are clear to work in primary schools from a compliance perspective.
Have a full and clear DBS check preferably on the online update system (or be willing to undertake one).
Have professional references that cover you for the last 2 years (one of which must be education based).
Working with the Education Network:
The Education Network require passionate people of all levels of experience to work for schools and academies across the Northeast. Whether it's working as a Teacher, Teaching Assistant or Nursery Nurse, we want to hear from you.
Our work is flexible to fit around your lifestyle and commitments as we can facilitate; day-to-day, short, and long-term opportunities within our local partnership schools.
About the Education Network:
The Education Network has long harboured a reputation as a company that puts its candidates first and as such, we have a first-class track record of placing education practitioners in long-term and permanent roles.
With the Education Network, you will be working with a fully trained team of education specialists whose sole focus is on the education sector. Our specialist team has a combined experience of over 50 years and has an unrivalled reputation within the North East's education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.
This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and references. Education Network is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This role is time critical, so we urge any potential candidates to apply as soon as possible. You must complete initial registration with ourselves that includes various safeguarding checks such as DBS and referencing but we will support with this.
Due to a high number of applications at this time of year, if you do not hear from us within 3 days it will mean that you have not been successful.
The Education Network Offer:
Our specialist team have a combined experience of over 25 years and have unrivalled reputation within the education market, taking great pride in the extremely high service levels that we provide to both our schools and our candidates. Our service is honest and efficient and, in addition to our recruitment solution, we offer the opportunity for additional training and development for our candidates. You will also receive personalised career support from the team.
The opportunity to work in friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere where every child matters. Highly supportive, committed and hard working Consultants who will endeavor to find assignments suited to your needs.
An opportunity to extend your professional development as well as excellent rates of pay.
The Education Network is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including enhanced DBS checks and references.-
The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance standards. Any appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check in addition to other safeguarding checks. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.
Due to the expected high-volume of applications we receive only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days