Teaching Assistant - Maternity Cover

Job Ref: LTREC1
Sector: Primary Education
Job Type: Long-Term
Date Added: 29 October 2019
  • Sutton, London, England SM5 2SE Sutton London South Holland SM5 2SE
  • £65 - £85 per day
  • Louise Thomson
Career Teachers https://www.careerteachers.co.uk https://www.careerteachers.co.uk/-/media/careerteachers/logos/logo.png

Quick Apply

Submitting application, please wait..

Request a callback

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to cover a 1 year maternity leave contract with a Primary School in Sutton. The position will be based within the Reception class.

You will be working closely with the Class Teacher, supporting the class with their learning and working with children on a 1:1 basis. There may also be occasions where you are required to cover the class for short periods of the day, so experience of covering classes will be an advantage.

The school have worked hard to develop a happy and supportive working environment. There are lots of children within the Reception class who have EAL, so language skills are very important within this role. There is a strong focus on developing the language skills in Reception, in preparation for their transition to Year 1.


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position
  • A good understanding of the EYFS curriculum
  • Flexible and willing to work elsewhere within the school (including the SEN unity) as required
  • Experience of supporting children who has ASD and speech & language needs

We are looking for someone with lots of enthusiasm and energy, who is genuinely interested in making a positive contribution to the lives and learning of the children.

Pay for this position will be between £65 and £85 per day, depending on your experience. The position is available to start on 6th January 2020, and the maternity cover will last for 1 year. There may be opportunities to stay with the school beyond this time.

If you are and experienced Teaching Assistant, and are interested in this position, please apply with your updated CV attached.

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

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 in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

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.

Career Teachers
28/12/2019 17:07:26
GBP 65 65