Reception Teaching Assistant - Lancaster. Job in Lancaster Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1234973985-2
  • Date Posted: 9 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Veritas Education Recruitment
  • Location: Lancaster, Lancashire
  • Salary: £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment, Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description


A primary school in Lancaster is looking for a Teaching Assistant to support Reception.

The position is full time, working 5 days a week (Monday to Friday, 8.40am until 3.10pm).

This role will be a general TA position, which will include working in small groups, one to one and supporting the class teacher to enable all pupils to access and engage in lessons and activities.

The start date will be Monday 11th March 2024, with the interview date being Friday 1st March 2024. The position is expected to carry on until the end of the academic year, with a view of becoming permanent.

Duties will include:

  • Preparing activities and lessons
  • Delivering engaging sessions
  • Supervising and providing particular support and encouragement for the pupil
  • Ensuring pupils safety and access to learning activities
  • Supporting pupils with specialist needs and implementing IEPs
  • Phonics

Teaching Assistant Key Information:

  • Lancaster area
  • 5 days per week
  • 8.40am until 3.10pm, Monday to Friday
  • 12.50 per hour
  • To start from Monday 11th March 2024 until the end of the academic year, possibly made permanent
  • Interview date is Friday 1st March 2024

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of Teaching Assistant level 2 qualification
  • Experience and knowledge of EYFS curriculum
  • Behaviour management
  • Phonics experience and knowledge
  • Adaptable and flexible to support the class teacher and to suit needs of pupils.
  • Available full time for the duration of the assignment


  • Excellent rate of pay to support cost of living, including holiday pay.
  • Personalised recruitment support from a friendly and hardworking education consultant, with 11 years experience working with the local primary schools.
  • Access to training courses
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Loyalty scheme
  • Pension contributions

If you would like more information about this role or to discuss other positions available in the local area, please apply with a current CV or contact Sarah Maclachlan at Veritas Education. url removed


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'