Early Years Teaching Assistant Part Time

Location: Tring
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: Early Years Teaching
Reference: Early Years Teaching
Salary: £21,575 - 21,968 per year
Job Published: about 1 month ago

About the role

Early Years Teaching Assistant.

We are looking to recruit a caring, flexible person to work 28 hours a week to support the learning in our Early Years classroom, at lunchtime and one after school session per week. Experience of working with children in early years is essential. 

This role would be for 5 mornings and two afternoons with one afternoon extending to support Nursery children at our after school club. 

You will be:

  • a dedicated, patient, inspirational teaching assistant with high standards
  • enthusiastic, highly motivated and creative
  • capable of being a team player in a small school
  • able to creatively adapt activities, following the child's lead to extend language and learning.

We can offer:

  • happy, well behaved children who are keen to learn
  • a school that values staff wellbeing and work-life balance
  • an outstanding staff team
  • good parental links from supportive parents
  • an active and committed governing body
  • excellent training for the role

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure standards are met at all times through engagement and implementation of play, care and learning activities. Takes responsibility for managing the provision of play, care and learning when required in the temporary absence of the teacher.
  • Assess needs of children including emotional, developmental and social, to ensure that children have access to appropriate activities to support their physical, emotional, social and intellectual development.
  • Where appropriate Produce individual plans including for SEN children.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of children’s behaviour
  • Understanding of how children learn
  • Familiarity of delivering effective Individual Education Plans for pupils with SEN
  • Awareness of keeping children safe
  • Excellent communication skills with children
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively
  • The ability to use ICT effectively to support children’s learning

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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