Teaching Assistant (Nursery) High Street Primary Academy, Plymouth, Devon

Job description

High Street Primary Academy is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistant (Nursery) to join our team. High Street Nursery is a maintained nursery within a primary academy. We provide provision for children aged 2 to 4 years.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to GSCE Level in English and Maths

Essential qualifications

At least Level 2 Early Years Qualification or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Literacy and Numeracy skills to fulfil the duties of the role
Level 2 in Childcare
Experience of working with children under the age of five
Knowledge of “Birth to Three Matters” framework
Knowledge of day care standards
Knowledge of Health & Safety and Child Protection issues
Knowledge of specialist techniques such as: Makaton signing, Picture Exchange, Restraint
Post holder is required to use caring skills to ensure the welfare and well-being of the children
Keyboarding skills required to record basic information and some precision in the correct use of children’s play equipment and associated materials
Post holder will be using some initiative to solve straightforward problems arising from the care of young children on a daily basis

Employee benefits

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities with many other benefits.


About High Street Primary Academy

Address
High Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3SJ
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy