7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,323.00 - £11,306.00 Annually (Actual)

Early Years Teaching Assistant Level 3 job summary

Job Purpose:

To work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff and within an agreed system of

supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups, in or out of the classroom. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the

management/preparation of resources. Staff may also supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term absence of teachers. The primary focus will be to maintain good order and to keep pupils on task.


Main Responsibilities:



     Use specialist (curricular/learning) skills/training/experience to support children

     Assist with the development and implementation of EHCP’s

     Establish productive working relationships with children, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

     Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom

     Support children consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs

     Encourage children to interact and work cooperatively with others and engage all children in activities

     Promote independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement of self reliance

     Provide feedback to children in relation to progress and achievement



     Work with the Nursery Manager/Teacher/Extended Care Manager to establish an appropriate learning environment

     Work with the Nursery Manager/Teacher/Extended Care Manager in lesson  planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate

     Monitor and evaluate children’s responses to learning activities through observation and planned recording of achievement against predetermined learning objectives

     Provide objective and accurate feedback and reports as required, to the Nursery Manager/Teacher/Extended Care Manager on children’s achievement, progress and other matters, ensuring the availability of appropriate evidence

     Be responsible for keeping and updating records as agreed with the Nursery Manager/Teacher/Extended Care Manager, contributing to reviews of systems/records as requested

     Undertake marking of children’s work and accurately record achievement/progress

     Promote positive values, attitudes and good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage children to take responsibility for their own behaviour

     Liaise sensitively and effectively with parents/carers as agreed with the Nursery Manager/Teacher/Extended Care Manager within your role/responsibility and participate in feedback sessions/meetings with parents with, or as directed

     Provide general clerical/admin. support e.g. administer coursework, produce resources for agreed activities etc.



     Implement agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to children’s responses/needs

     Implement local and national learning strategies e.g. literacy, numeracy, early years and make effective use of opportunities provided by other learning activities to support the development of relevant skills

     Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop children’s competence and independence in its use

     Help children to access learning activities through specialist support

     Determine the need for, prepare and maintain general and specialist equipment and resources



     Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person

     Be aware of and support difference and ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

     Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

     Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals, in liaison with the teacher, to support achievement and progress of pupils

     Attend and participate in regular meetings

     Participate in training and other learning activities as required

     Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others

     Provide appropriate guidance and supervision and assist in the training and development of staff as appropriate

     Undertake planned supervision of children’s out of school hours learning activities

     Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required

     To undertake other duties, appropriate to the grade, as may reasonably be required by the Head teacher



Experience working with children of relevant age



     NVQ 3 EYFS/Childcare Qualification

     Very good numeracy/literacy skills – GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or above

     Training in the relevant strategies e.g. literacy and/or in particular curriculum or learning area e.g. bi-lingual, sign language, dyslexia, ICT, Maths, English, CACHE etc.

     Appropriate first aid training



     Can use ICT effectively to support learning

     Use of other equipment technology – video, photocopier

     Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

     Working knowledge of national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies

     Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes

     Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

     Ability to relate well to children and adults

     Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these


Madley Brook School and The River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism;  all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (1 from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.






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About Madley Brook Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
276 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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