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Teaching Assistant EYFS - Term Time

New Horizons Children’s Academy, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-2008-104S
  • Posted:13/05/2022
  • Pay:£15,227.66 – £18,272.86
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:29/05/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

We require a Teaching Assistant to join New Horizons Children’s Academy. You will be willing to take the opportunity to play a full part in the further development of our school and join us in our aims to make learning irresistible and to provide a nurturing and safe environment for everyone. 

You will promote the development of the physical and mental well-being of pupils as directed by the classroom teacher and the successful applicant will be working in EYFS.

You will need to hold a relevant L2 or higher childcare qualification, have good communication skills and excellent literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above). Good ICT skills would also be desirable. 

You will need to have experience of working with EYFS aged children as well as a desire to support pupils to reach their full potential through one-to-one work, group work and whole class support. 

 

What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of roles and responsibilities please see the attached JD

  • Enable pupils’ access to learning by supervising and assisting pupils (one to one and in small groups) across a wide range of activities and supported learning activities
  • Understanding of the educational system and current developments
  • Ability to motivate and to support learning
  • Committed to supporting pupils
  • Effective communicator both orally and in writing as well as excellent inter personal and organisational skills
  • Contribute to the effective organisation of the school with administrative and clerical support

Information about the school

We are the best performing primary school in Medway, ranking well above average progress in all areas. – 2019 Department of Education Primary league table results

We are a modern three-form entry school that opened in September 2014 and teaches over 600 children from the local community. We have modern classrooms and facilities that will help the successful applicant teach an inspiring and creative curriculum to our students. This is an exciting opportunity to join our modern school and join our Trust. You will work with brand new facilities and grasp the opportunity to influence and shape the vision of our Academy.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).