Childcare/ Early Years Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – Kingsway Primary School, Wirral

A Primary School Setting working with children aged 4 – 11 years in Wallasey, Merseyside.

Vacancy description:

Supporting Teaching and Learning:

  • Develop a positive and supportive relationship with all pupils in EYFS
  • Be aware of the differing needs of pupils
  • Support the teachers in delivering effective early years practise
  • To assist the class teacher with maintaining the pupils’ records
  • To support the pupils emotional or behavioural needs and help develop their social skills

Administrative duties:

  • Prepare and present displays of pupils’ work
  • Support class teachers in photocopying and other tasks in order to support teaching

Standards and quality assurance:

  • Support the aims and ethos of the school
  • Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance
  • To maintain confidentiality
  • Attend team and staff meetings
  • Undertake professional duties that may be reasonably assigned by the head teacher e.g. Lunchtime supervision
  • Be proactive in matters relating to health and safety

Desired skills:

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Happy to have experience of working in Early Years and KS1
  • Able to communicate clearly and with correct spoken English
  • Ability to deliver programmes and sessions in 1:1 and small groups under direction of teacher
  • Keen to support learning through play
  • Willing to accept direction and advice and act on it
  • Enthusiastic and keen to be part of a team
  • Interest in SEN and/or Early Years provision

Personal qualities:

  • Reliable
  • Smart appearance
  • Professional attitude
  • A level of maturity with working in a school environment will be required
  • Ambitious – hard working
  • Desire to be a positive role model to young people

Training to be provided:

  • Early Years Educator Level 3
    • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and ICT if required
    • Level 2 Functional Skills in English if required

Job Type:

Apprenticeship

Salary:

£117.00 to £280.00 /week

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