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EYFS Teaching Assistant

Job Description

EYFS Teaching Assistant

At a Primary school based in High Wycombe, they pride themselves on creating a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child can thrive. The school community is committed to fostering a love of learning and ensuring that each child feels valued and supported. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated EYFS Teaching Assistant to join the vibrant team and contribute to the positive development of their youngest learners.

Role and Responsibilities:

As an EYFS Teaching Assistant, you will:

  • Assist the class teacher in delivering engaging and effective lessons in line with the EYFS framework.
  • Support children's learning and development through both group and one-to-one activities.
  • Help create a safe, inclusive, and stimulating classroom environment.
  • Assist with the planning and preparation of resources and activities.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and staff.
  • Monitor and record children's progress, providing feedback to teachers and parents.
  • Support children with personal care needs as required.
  • Contribute to the wider school community and participate in school events.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education/Childcare or equivalent.
  • Experience working with young children in an educational setting.
  • A solid understanding of the EYFS curriculum and its implementation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, creativity, and a passion for early childhood education.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.


  • A supportive and welcoming school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A positive and inclusive working environment.
  • Access to school facilities and resources.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to ASAP.

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Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.