Teaching Assistant (initially Year R – EYFS)

Teaching Assistant (initially Year R – EYFS)

Nanpean School is looking to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic and adaptable Teaching Assistant to work initially in Year R (EYFS) and carry out lunchtime supervision for 17.5 hours per week (8.45 – 11.45am and a portion of lunchtime) each day of the school week (Monday – Friday). However, this will constantly be under review and all staff members can be re-deployed to adapt to the changing needs of the school. The post will commence in the Spring Term on Wednesday 5th January, 2022.

This person needs to be able to challenge and encourage young minds, and become a valuable contributor to an outgoing and committed team.  A sense of humour is key, coupled with a genuine commitment and determination to ensure our pupils receive the best learning opportunities and make accelerated progress.

The successful candidate will be:

•    Passionate about a child-centred approach to education
•    Able to motivate and challenge young learners
•    Able to demonstrate high expectations and aspirations for all
•    Able to build positive relationships with pupils, parents, governors and our          community
•    A strong team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Flexible and adaptable

If selected for Interview, this will include being observed leading a session with a group of children as well as a formal interview.

Closing date: Monday 29th November, 2021 (midnight)
Shortlisting: Tuesday 30th November, 2021. 
Interview: TBC

To apply please download the application forms and return them directly to the school by post or email.

We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.

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