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EYFS Teaching Assistant (TA3)

Nursery|Part Time|Maternity Cover|Wirral|£15000 - £20000


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Pre-school Assistant to work with children aged 2-4 years old within our setting. There is potential for hours to increase in September 2019 and for sickness cover.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, dedicated and experienced Early Years professional. The main purpose of the job is to provide safe, high quality education and care for pre-school children as part of the team of Preschool staff reporting to the Manager and Deputy Manager. There will be key-worker responsibilities with specific children.

Candidates must:

  • Hold a level 3 qualification in childcare and education
  • Have, or be willing to undertake training for, a 12 hour Paediatric First Aid, safeguarding and prevent certificates.
  • Have knowledge of current EYFS and OFSTED frameworks
  • Be positive about being part of a team and supporting colleagues to deliver a stimulation and varied programme of play and learning opportunities
  • Show flexibility in their approach
  • Meet all Safeguarding requirements
  • Be able to build strong parent relationships
  • Be sufficiently literate, IT literate and numerate to deliver the EYFS and keep the Learning Journals updated using Tapestry. Training in Tapestry can be given.

To apply you must be eligible to work in the UK and meet all national safeguarding criteria.

If you would like an informal chat about the position, then call us on 0151 336 8454 or 0151 336 4842. Alternatively, to apply click the 'Apply Now' option.

Please note, whilst we endeavour to contact all applicants, due to the high volume of applications received it is likely that we will only be able to contact suitable candidates.

Benefits of working with Red Apple Education:

  • We offer the most competitive rates of pay – we are committed to paying you more.
  • Access to our ‘Job’s Portal’ where we have day to day, short term and long term roles.
  • Free ongoing CPD.
  • Free mentoring and support – our directors are former school leaders so are well positioned to support you.
  • Help with letter of application and interview techniques.
  • 24-hours contact.
  • AWR compliant so moving to scale after 12 weeks.
  • Refer a friend scheme – earn you and a friend £100.00 (unlimited referrals).

Red Apple Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Candidates registering with Red Apple Education will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries, where appropriate.

Red Apple Education is an equal opportunities employer.

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Job Summary

Vacancy Reference:


Job Title:

EYFS Teaching Assistant (TA3)

School Type:



Part Time

Contract Term:

Maternity Cover



Salary/Rate of Pay:

£15000 - £20000

Date Posted:


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