Early Years Foundation Stage Teaching Assistant

Highwood Primary School, Bushey, Hertfordshire, WD23 2AW

7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    5 January 2023

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £18,562 and £19,312

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Highwood Primary, we believe in nurturing all our children to develop to the best of their abilities. We are proud to be part of each child's journey, assisting them to become knowledgeable, skilled, confident and responsible members of our local and wider community. We believe that children understand their obligation to make positive contributions to their families, friends and communities as well to general society as British citizens.

  • We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our Early Years team.
  • If you are a good or outstanding primary practitioner who has the highest expectations for yourself, our children and you are enthusiastic for improving their life chances, we want you to join our school.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is committed to and enthusiastic about inclusion and has strategies to achieve this for all children;
  • is an effective classroom practitioner;
  • has excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines;
  • is a good team player;
  • is committed to continual professional development;
  • will be committed to the school and will contribute to all aspects of school life.

Above all we are looking for a practitioner who is adaptable, creative and energetic, with a high level of integrity as well as the ability to build positive relationships at all levels and with a wide range of professionals.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a friendly and diverse school community
  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities
  • Well-resourced classrooms
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and forward thinking school team
  • Professional development opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Highwood Primary is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you may be required to complete the “Childcare Disqualification” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this.

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About Highwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01923 256210

Arranging a visit to Highwood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@highwood.herts.sch.uk.

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