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Teaching Assistant – EYFS

Barnet Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Grade F

The hours of work will be 8.30 a.m. until 4.15 pm Mondays to Thursdays and 8.30 – 4.00 Fridays with half an hour for lunch (36 Hours per week), term time including INSETS. (45.65 paid weeks). FTE Salary £26,052 Pro-Rata £22,807

Whitings Hill Primary School is looking for a highly motivated, and enthusiastic, Teaching Assistant to join its Early Years team.

We are looking for a practitioner with recent EYFS experience who can bring out the best in all children. You will have an excellent understanding of how pupils learn in the EYFS and how to tailor the EYFS curriculum to maximise progress for the whole child.  It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are committed to being part of a team. 

The role will involve working in our Foundation Stage, supporting pupils in a Nursery classroom. The role will involve working closely with, and being supported by, the class teachers within the nursery to assist the delivery of an exciting, engaging Early Years curriculum, including providing cover for lunch time.

The Teaching Assistant will support childrens’ learning by teaching and assessing small groups of children or individual children as directed by the class teacher. The Teaching Assistant will also be required to deliver Individual Educational Plans and support individual pupils in meeting their targets. The Teaching Assistant will be required to work closely with staff and parents.

For this position it is desirable that you have recent experience working in an EYFS setting. As well as this, any knowledge or previous experience of supporting or working with children who have special educational needs or disabilities would also be valued.

It is important to have a very good grasp of the both oral and written English, as well as mathematics, for this position- GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent).

The Teaching Assistant will:

  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
  • Work with the teacher in lesson planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans, identifying opportunities to include cross-curricular learning activities, as appropriate
  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against pre-determined learning objectives

 

  • Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports, as required, to the teacher on pupil achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence
  • Under the guidance of teaching staff, may provide supervision of whole classes during planned and unplanned teacher absence. This will include implementing work programmes, managing pupil behaviour and assisting pupils in relevant activities in line with the school’s policies and procedures
  • Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the teacher, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested
  • Undertake acknowledgement marking and other straightforward marking of pupils’ work and record achievement/progress in accordance with the school’s marking policy
  • Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with the school’s policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
  • Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers, as agreed with the teacher, and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents
  • Administer and assess routine tests and invigilate exams/tests

About the Selection Process

Those candidates whose applications we are pursuing will be contacted and invited to interview. At this stage we will take up references unless the candidate explicitly asks us not to contact a referee at this stage. Application forms and details can be found on the school website at https://www.whitingshillprimaryschool.co.uk/vacancies/

Application forms must be emailed to recruitment@whitingshill.barnet.sch.uk. CVs will not be accepted. Please note that we do require a full employment or work history so please use a continuation sheet if necessary.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we are able to appoint before the closing date. We therefore encourage applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Whitings Hill is committed to safeguarding, equality of opportunity and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment. All staff are required to have appropriate police clearance (DBS) and references prior to taking up their appointment in school.

Deadline: 15th July 2021 12noon

Teaching Assistant – EYFS – Part Time

Barnet Teaching Assistant Level 2 – Grade D

The hours of work will be 8.30 a.m. until 3.30 pm Thursdays and Fridays (15 Hours per week), term time including INSETS. (45.65 paid weeks). FTE Salary £23,406 Pro-Rata £8,537

Whitings Hill Primary School is looking for a part-time time, highly motivated, enthusiastic, and Teaching Assistant to join its Early Years team.

We are looking for a practitioner with recent EYFS experience who can bring out the best in all children. You will have an excellent understanding of how pupils learn in the EYFS and how to tailor the EYFS curriculum to maximise progress for the whole child.  It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are committed to being part of a team. 

The role will involve working in our Foundation Stage, supporting pupils in a Reception classroom. The role will involve working closely with, and being supported by, the class teachers within the Reception classes to assist the delivery of an exciting, engaging Early Years curriculum, including providing cover for lunch time.

The Teaching Assistant will support childrens’ learning by teaching and assessing small groups of children or individual children as directed by the class teacher. The Teaching Assistant will also be required to deliver Individual Educational Plans and support individual pupils in meeting their targets. The Teaching Assistant will be required to work closely with staff and parents.

For this position it is desirable that you have recent experience working in an EYFS setting. As well as this, any knowledge or previous experience of supporting or working with children who have special educational needs or disabilities would also be valued.

It is important to have a very good grasp of the both oral and written English, as well as mathematics, for this position- GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent).

The Teaching Assistant will:

  • Attend to pupils’ personal, social and welfare needs, as appropriate
  • Assist in the development of Education, Health and Care Plans and other support plans for pupils
  • Provide the teacher with feedback on pupil progress, achievements and problems and provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour
  • Carry out structured and agreed learning activities and teaching programmes, amending approach according to pupil progress
  • Carry out programmes linked to local and national learning initiatives, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils outside of lesson times, such as at lunchtime and playtime
  • Assist with organising and supporting school medical visits, educational visits and special events

Deadline: 15th July 2021 12noon

Teaching Assistant

Barnet Teaching Assistant Level 2 – Grade D

The hours of work will be 8.30 a.m. until 3.30 pm Mondays to  Fridays (32.5 Hours per week), term time including INSETS. (45.65 paid weeks). FTE Salary £23,406 Pro-Rata £18,498

Whitings Hill Primary School is looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and Teaching Assistant to join its team.

We are looking for a practitioner with recent EYFS or KS1 experience who can bring out the best in all children. You will have an excellent understanding of how pupils learn and how to tailor the curriculum to maximise progress for the whole child.  It is essential that you have excellent communication skills and are committed to being part of a team. 

The Teaching Assistant will support childrens’ learning by teaching and assessing small groups of children or individual children as directed by the class teacher. The Teaching Assistant will also be required to deliver Individual Educational Plans and support individual pupils in meeting their targets. The Teaching Assistant will be required to work closely with staff and parents.

For this position it is desirable that you have recent experience working in an primary school setting. As well as this, any knowledge or previous experience of supporting or working with children who have special educational needs or disabilities would also be valued.

It is important to have a very good grasp of the both oral and written English, as well as mathematics, for this position- GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent).

The Teaching Assistant will:

  • Attend to pupils’ personal, social and welfare needs, as appropriate
  • Assist in the development of Education, Health and Care Plans and other support plans for pupils
  • Provide the teacher with feedback on pupil progress, achievements and problems and provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress
  • Support the teacher in managing pupil behaviour
  • Carry out structured and agreed learning activities and teaching programmes, amending approach according to pupil progress
  • Carry out programmes linked to local and national learning initiatives, recording achievement and progress and feeding back to the teacher
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils outside of lesson times, such as at lunchtime and playtime
  • Assist with organising and supporting school medical visits, educational visits and special events

About the Selection Process

Those candidates whose applications we are pursuing will be contacted and invited to interview. At this stage we will take up references unless the candidate explicitly asks us not to contact a referee at this stage. Application forms and details can be found on the school website at https://www.whitingshillprimaryschool.co.uk/vacancies/

Application forms must be emailed to recruitment@whitingshill.barnet.sch.uk. CVs will not be accepted. Please note that we do require a full employment or work history so please use a continuation sheet if necessary.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we are able to appoint before the closing date. We therefore encourage applicants to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Whitings Hill is committed to safeguarding, equality of opportunity and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and employees to share this commitment. All staff are required to have appropriate police clearance (DBS) and references prior to taking up their appointment in school.

Deadline: 15th July 2021 12noon

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