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Early Years (EYFS) Practitioner

Stalybridge, Greater Manchester
£18000 - £21000 per annum + actual salary (term time only)
Education and Training
Full Time

A mainstream primary school in Stalybridge, Tameside, wish to appoint a Level 3 qualified Early Years Practitioner to join their team as soon as possible, on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be appointed as a Teaching Assistant.

This Ofsted rated GOOD primary school have a highly skilled, committed team who strive for the upmost success for their children and have a caring and supportive ethos at their core.

Primarily, this post will be to work across EYFS and KS1 but the postholder will be required to be flexible across the whole school as needed. The successful applicant will need experience of the EYFS framework and be confident in moving a child’s learning forward, challenging and exploring all possibilities through high quality interactions. Ideally, they will have delivered some adult led activities and had experience of their role within continuous provision.

The postholder may be required to provide intimate care e.g. nappy changing. Additionally, although this post is not an SEN post, they will need experience of SEN pupils, in particular pupils who are non-verbal and autistic as they have an increased number of high needs pupils.

They are looking for someone who has:

  • Initiative and the ability to work in a team
  • The ability to share our school aims and contribute to the ethos and vision for our whole school
  • A passion to work with all pupils from all age groups
  • Substantial experience
  • Commitment, flexibility, enthusiasm and humour
  • A genuine desire to support pupil well-being and SEMH needs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We require a reliable, self-motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who –

  • holds a Level 3 EYFS qualification OR equivalent
  • has GCSE’s or equivalent, including Mathematics and English at grade C or above
  • has a desire to support students in achieving their best possible outcomes
  • can commit to a permanent role on a full time basis (32.5 hours per week)

If you are interested in this EYFS Practitioner opportunity, please apply and we will be in touch asap to discuss your application.


Career Teachers are committed to negotiating a salary package that is fair and paid to scale. Salary will depend on experience.
Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to attend an interview with the client in person and give details for us to complete reference checks.
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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