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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week 39 weeks per year

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

F.12

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essential

Essential Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 3 qualification that meet DfE's criteria for counting in the early years foundation stage framework staff: child ratios.
  • Excellent numeracy/literacy/ICT skills
  • Have successfully completed Paediatric First Aid training and hold a current certificate or are committed to doing so within 3 months of starting date before taking up post

Experience

  • Experience of working with early years children to support their

learning and welfare needs

  • Good level of subject knowledge to support the early years

curriculum

  • Demonstrate and use of a range of positive behaviour strategies
  • Ability to constantly improve own practice/knowledge through self

evaluation and learning from others

Knowledge and skills

  • Ability to use ICT effectively to support learning
  • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes/practices and

awareness of relevant legislation

  • Understanding of principles of child development and learning

processes

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to adapt tasks to engage individual needs
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Calm, patient and caring approach
  • Knowledge and understanding of inclusion within the classroom

Special Requirements

  • Willingness to support medical and physical needs of pupil if required

Must show a commitment to the ethos of the school

Desirable

Desirable Attributes

  • Participation in development and learning opportunities
  • Additional training in relation to EYFS
  • WELLCOMM training

Experience

  • Experience of working with a range of SEND pupils
  • Working with children with attachment and trauma
  • Experience of running small intervention programmes and keeping records
  • Experience of working with children in an educational setting

Knowledge & Skills

  • An awareness of early childhood development
  • General understanding of school policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of SEN and supporting strategies
  • Knowledge of Speech and Language development
  • Strategies to support speech, language and communication needs

Special Requirements

  • A commitment to continuing professional development in EYFS

Willingness to participate in the wider life of school



What the school offers its staff

Join our team.

We have a diverse community and we recognise and respect our differences, celebrating all our strengths and achievements. We pride ourselves on our strong relationships and family atmosphere.

We encourage children to take responsibility for their learning, setting high expectations emotionally, socially and academically. Our curriculum is engaging and provides opportunities and experiences to help children gain a deeper understanding of the world in which we live and meet with more success.

Through the guidance and support of our skilled staff, children and families are given a range of tools to develop independence and build resilience. It is these skills along with a safe learning environment that enable our families to grow and flourish.

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)
medical
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.

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About Woodlands Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
325 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0151 647 8406

We are a happy and successful school where our core values of Respect * Responsibility * Resilience* underpin all our work.

We have a diverse community and we recognise and respect our differences, celebrating all our strengths and achievements. We pride ourselves on our strong relationships and family atmosphere.

We encourage children to take responsibility for their learning, setting high expectations emotionally, socially and academically. Our curriculum is engaging and provides opportunities and experiences to help children gain a deeper understanding of the world in which we live and meet with more success.

Through the guidance and support of our skilled staff, children and families are given a range of tools to develop independence and build resilience. It is these skills along with a safe learning environment that enable our families to grow and flourish.

Arranging a visit to Woodlands Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email schooloffice@woodlands.wirral.sch.uk.

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