As an EYFS Learning Support Assistant working at Croxby Primary, you will be in partnership with the EYFS staff, delivering a challenging, child-initiated programme of learning suitable to the age ranges and developmental needs of children in this stage of their education. Assist with planning and delivering activities which help children work towards achieving the early learning goals. Demonstrate a genuine care for pupils, effectively supervising groups of children in your responsibility whilst ensuring their safety at all times. Taking an active interest in children and their families, treating them with respect and maintaining high levels of communication with parents, in particular welcoming their concerns and questions.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with pupils the EYFS and experience of handling confidential and sensitive information. You will have knowledge of the EYFS framework and appropriate non-statutory EY curriculum and clear understanding of synthetic Phonics systems of teaching. Experience of working in an educational environment and communicating to all levels of management. You must also have a willingness to learn and take on new ideas and good team working capacity.
You will also require the ability to write coherently and effectively, using expected standards in English and Maths
Candidates will be educated to NVQ level 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or experience and have GCSE Maths and English or Level 2 Functional Skills.
You will require motivation to work with children and young people, the ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people.
What WE can Offer YOU
In return for your skills and experience, we provide a supportive and friendly environment to develop and thrive. We offer all staff access to an excellent pension (TPS/LGPS); a generous annual leave entitlement with additional shutdown days over the Christmas period; staff development opportunities; free onsite car parking; and a supportive induction programme.
Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success, and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role.
We want to make sure no one is put at a disadvantage during our recruitment process because of a disability, condition or impairment. To assist you with this, we will reduce or remove any barriers where possible and provide additional support where appropriate.
If you need a change to be made to complete your application form, please contact us via the details provided.
You can complete the “Additional Requirements” section of your application form to tell us what changes or help you might need further on in the recruitment process.
The Consortium Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure, in line with the usual terms and conditions of employment at The Consortium Academy Trust.
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