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Early Years Teaching Assistant
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contract term
£11 to £13 per hour
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07 June 2022
Job start
12 September 2022
Job end

Vision for Education are recruiting for an Early Years (EYFS) Teaching Assistant to work in a reception class at a local primary school located in Lancaster. PART-TIME (MON-WED), 9:00-15:30, £11-£13 p/hour

About the role

This position is set to begin in September 2022, working part time to support pupils with Phonics, offering early intervention groups. The school would ideally like an experienced Teaching Assistant, who has outstanding knowledge of teaching the Read, Write, Inc, Phonics Programme. The successful candidate will be approachable and nurturing towards the pupils and their learning and have a professional approach to all school aspects.

The successful Early Years (EYFS) Teaching Assistant will be working with the reception team of a teacher and one other teaching assistant so being able to work as a team is important.

About the school

This is an average sized school located in central Lancaster. The Head Teacher aims to support all pupils towards becoming curious, resilient, and independent learners who develop a love for learning. The class is a large EYFS Reception class of 31 pupils with a couple of children in the class requiring additional support. The school has a large outdoor provision which is used where possible to aid development.


To be considered for the role of Early Years Teaching Assistant you will:
  • Recent experience working within a primary school
  • Must hold a minimum of a level 2 in a childcare qualification or equivalent
  • Experience working within a reception class preferred
  • Flexibility where required
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£11 to £13 per hour

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Experience in a primary school setting

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Stuart Rothwell on 01772 669 322 or email

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