Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Reception Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

Are you a dedicated and passionate Reception Teaching Assistant with a love for early childhood education? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join the team of a school in Rainham after February half term continuing until Easter. This Reception Teaching Assistant role is a long-term position with the opportunity of a permanent role. 

This excellent school prides themselves on the outstanding behaviour and manners demonstrated by our children to each other, staff and visitors. 

Reception Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Upkeep a tidy and organised classroom with accessible resources where needed
  • Work effectively with the teacher and other Reception Teaching Assistants in the classroom and throughout the school
  • As a Reception Teaching Assistant you will need the ability to support students and encourage their progression
  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively

Reception Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Recent experience working in a Primary school as a Reception Teaching Assistant is essential
  • A recognised HLTA qualification and relevant experience at this level for an HLTA role
  • Applicants with a Level 2/3 certificate will also be considered
  • SEND experience is desirable

Why Step Teachers? 

  • Our 3 core values. Honesty, hard work and professionalism.
  • Over 20 years of experience in supplying Teaching Assistants across East Anglia, North London, Hertfordshire and Plymouth.
  • Long-standing relationships with Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.
  • We pay through PAYE weekly!

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we carry out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to various checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education