Nursery Teaching Assistant Grade 3

Carnforth School, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR4 9HG

18 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    3 June 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (31/08/2023)


20, 444 - 24, 920

Nursery Teaching Assistant Grade 3 job summary


To work collaboratively with teaching staff with their responsibility for the development and education of children, including those with special physical, emotional and educational needs, by utilising advanced/high level of knowledge and specialist skills across a range of specialist disciplines being responsible for a team of Teaching Assistants.

Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school. To ensure current practices and procedures are followed by maintaining up to date training, including reading statutory government documents.


Under the educational plan agreed with teaching staff and with the minimum of supervision:

To be fully involved in all stages of the planning cycle to ensure full and effective evaluation of children's curriculum experiences, i.e. planning for children's curriculum experiences, organising and managing learning experiences, intervene in/direct experiences, assess quality of experiences and recording achievement.
Supervise the activities of individuals or groups of children to ensure their safety and facilitate their physical and emotional development.
Use specialist skills to undertake those activities necessary to meet the physical and emotional needs of pupils.
Use specialist skills to foster the intellectual and social development of children.
Monitor the needs of individual pupils and, in conjunction with teaching staff, to develop appropriate measures to acknowledge progress and achievements, overcome problems and to facilitate physical, emotional and education development of pupils and groups of pupils.
To lead and supervise the work of individual or team of Teaching Assistants.
To be part of the school/service management and planning team.
To be responsible for planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of children.

Qualified Status: Early Years Level 3 qualification and full paediatric first aid

The ability to support pupils and staff and communicate with parents through fluent and accurately spoken English


Individual or team of Teaching Assistants.


Headteacher/classroom teacher.


Pupils, parents, Headteacher, classroom teacher, other professional groups, Governors, Teaching Assistants.

Minimum qualifications: Early Years Level 3 qualification and full paediatric first aid

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About Carnforth School

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

We are a friendly school with approximately 260 pupils aged between 3 and 9 years. The school fosters close links with the parents and the local community. We aim to provide a happy, stimulating and supportive climate in order for our children to flourish and grow. To achieve this we provide a wide variety of experiences for the children both on and off the school site. These are organised by the staff team of teachers and teaching assistants working together. We are looking for a committed person who can enhance the teaching and learning of our EAL children. You will be working across the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 phases, primarily in Years 2 and 4. The perfect candidate would be hardworking, ambitious, creative and a real team player. The Head of School would like to appoint a TEFL trained Teaching Assistant with a level 3 qualification and experience working with EAL children, whether that is in a Private Nursery, School, or other setting. The position is subject to a DBS Enhanced disclosure check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The school is an equal opportunity employer. Visits to the school are encouraged

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