EYFS - Teaching Assistant

Posted 16 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameAnelka Campbell

Job description

Role: EYFS Teaching Assistant

Location: Borough of Lewisham

Contract: Full time

Start: ASAP

Rate: £90-105

Remedy is seeking a dedicated and compassionate candidate who is willing to support year one teacher in a classroom setting at one of our most flourishing partner schools in the heart of London. Your day to day role will involve you providing direct support for the classroom teacher. with the management of the class, carry out interventions in Phonics, Math and English and deliver programmes tailored to children's needs.

We want someone who relishing a challenge and likes working with pupils who are high functioning but need residual suport with their class work. The children are aged 2-5 so they are very enthusiastic and very vibrant.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with students with behavioural challenges, preferably in an educational or special education setting.
  • Knowledge of behaviour management techniques, positive reinforcement strategies, and de-escalation methods.
  • Ability to establish rapport and build positive relationships with students, demonstrating patience, empathy, and understanding.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm and composed in challenging situations.


  • A clear understanding of EYFS curriculum
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong safeguarding experience
  • An Enhanced DBS (Preferably on the update service)

Your benefits:

  • A chance to work in a friendly and rewarding school.
  • Gain tonnes of experience to excel your career in education.
  • We offer a fantastic referral scheme up to £150.