Early Years Teaching Assistant

An Early Years teaching assistant is required at a nursery school in Newham to start ASAP

The Head Teacher is welcoming applications from candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Level 3 Early Years/Child Care/NVQ qualification OR a BA Education-related degree
  • Have EYFS experience in a private nursery or mainstream school setting
  • Experience with Phonics is also highly desirable as there may also be a requirement to work with pupils in Key Stage 1
  • Be available to start ASAP on a full-time basis

The nursery is located in the borough of Newhamand has good transport links. This is a very well runwhich has an excellent reputation in the borough. A positive attitude and the ability to adapt to changing situations quickly are key characteristics the Head Teacher is looking for.

A minimum Level 3 NVQ qualification is required and the Head Teacher is open to applications from people who have recently obtained a Level 3 and dont have any formal/paid experience as of yet. There is an excellent staff to student ratio with a maximum of 10 key children at any given time. Time is also allocated each day for you to complete profiles and other relevant paperwork.


To apply for this particular position, please submit your CV via the button below. Should your application meet the selection criteria, you will be contacted shortly via a member of the Opogo & Thames Teachers team. Opogo & Thames Teachers will run an initial registration interview to be followed by either an interview, lesson observation or trial day at the schools discretion. Any offers will be subject to references and relevant safeguarding checks.


We are a fast-growing, efficient and hands-on agency who understands the complex nature of education recruitment. We meet with all of our candidates in person as finding the right fit for both candidate and school is a key focus from the outset. Opogo & Thames Teachers specialise in daily cover, short-term bookings and long-term and permanent recruitment in both primary and secondary schools across Central and Greater London. For more information about current opportunities, please contact one of our dedicated team members on 03300 586 700.

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