45 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)
  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 35 hours

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Purpose

The Early Years Educator, under the direction of the EYFS Leader and Headteacher, will:

  • Deliver high-quality teaching and learning to children in the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Foster a safe, stimulating, and nurturing environment for young learners
  • Support the holistic development of each child, promoting their physical, social, emotional, and cognitive development

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • Plan and implement engaging, age-appropriate activities and lessons that meet the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum
  • Use a range of teaching strategies to meet the diverse needs of all pupils
  • Regularly assess and record children’s progress, providing feedback to parents and carers

Classroom Management

  • Create a positive and inclusive classroom environment
  • Ensure that resources are well-maintained and accessible to all children
  • Implement effective behaviour management strategies in line with school policies

Collaboration and Communication

  • Work closely with colleagues, parents, and carers to support children’s development
  • Attend and contribute to staff meetings and professional development sessions
  • Liaise with external agencies and professionals as necessary


  • Promote the welfare and safeguarding of all children
  • Follow school policies and procedures related to child protection

Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in school events and activities as required
  • Contribute to the wider life of the school community

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or equivalent
  • Paediatric First Aid qualification (desirable)


  • Previous experience working in an Early Years setting
  • Experience of working with children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) (desirable)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues
  • Knowledge of safeguarding and child protection procedures

Personal Qualities

  • Passionate about early childhood education
  • Patient, caring, and approachable
  • Committed to continuous professional development
  • Ability to work as part of a team

What the school offers its staff

What We Offer

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development
  • Access to a range of resources and facilities
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing and work-life balance

Why Join Queen's Park Federation?

  • We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce
  • Our school is located in a dynamic urban area with a strong sense of community
  • We offer a welcoming and supportive environment where every staff member is valued

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please complete the online application.

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About Queen's Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
283 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Queen’s Park serves a diverse population and is set in north Westminster, on the border with the London borough of Brent. The building is listed, which brings restrictions and as such we continue to make improvements with the limited space and layout.

Mobility is higher than national average, with some families new to the country or new to the borough. The school is currently oversubscribed with a waiting list across the early years of the school.

All year groups have an intake of 44 with class sizes of 22.
The school has a clear mental health and wellbeing focus and have been recognised at national awards ceremonies for the work they do.

Arranging a visit to Queen's Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@queensparkschool.co.uk.

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