Level 2/3 Teaching Assistant, Foundation Stage, Merseyside

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £Competitive rates per day
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity: Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant
Location: Primary School on the Wirral
Hours: Full-time, Foundation Stage 1
Role: Supporting child 1:1
Essential Requirement: Experience in good behaviour management
Start Date: ASAP, until the end of Academic Year 2025

Are you a dedicated and experienced Teaching Assistant with a passion for supporting students’ development? We are seeking a Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant to join a dynamic team at a primary school on the Wirral.

In this full-time role, you will work closely with a child in Foundation Stage 1, providing essential one-to-one support to enhance their learning journey. Experience in good behaviour management is crucial as you will play a key role in creating a positive and nurturing environment for the child.

This position offers an immediate start, with the opportunity to make a significant impact until the end of academic year 2025. If you have a positive attitude, excellent communication skills, and a genuine desire to support children’s growth, we would love to hear from you.

Join this welcoming primary school on the Wirral and contribute to creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment to all their students!

Teaching or classroom assistants are now vital resources for teachers and are heavily relied upon in schools.

We specialise in recruiting teaching assistants (TA) who are qualified in the following;

  • NVQ Level 2 Teaching Assistant
  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education
  • BTEC National Certificate in Childhood Studies (Nursery Nursing)

We’ll also consider experienced learning support assistants (LSAs) who have previously held a job in a primary school or assisted a pupil in the role in a secondary school but do not hold any of the above qualifications.

Jobs in additional learning needs (ALN)

A large number of our jobs are in ALN and we fill many vacancies in schools with candidates who have particular experience in working with children classified as having:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI)
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties (MLD)
  • Profound and Moderate Learning Difficulties (PMLD)
  • Emotional Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)
  • Severe Learning Difficulties
  • Physical Disabilities (PD)

As a teaching assistant you’ll be expected to:

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, ALNCO and class teachers
  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes (IEP) for students and help monitor their progress
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities
  • Assist class teachers with maintaining student records
  • Support students with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills

Benefits of working with New Directions:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

New Directions Education Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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