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Reception Class 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Temporary (initially for two terms) and part-time in our Reception Class 1-1 Term time only 5 mornings per week.

Would you like to join our small, successful village Church School to support our youngest children? Are you a good team player? Are you flexible, creative and committed to high standards? Nether Stowey Primary School is a School where all children are supported to achieve their full potential. We are looking for a dedicated teaching assistant to join our successful team, working 1 to 1 with a child in our reception class during the morning sessions and lunch time. Although the role is initially for two terms it is highly likely that this will be extended. The post will commence as soon as possible.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Work 1:1 with a child in a reception class, supporting their learning and general physical development.
  • Undertake general duties under the instruction of the class teacher to support the aims and ethos of Nether Stowey Primary School
  • Have experience, or prior knowledge, of supporting children with additional needs
  • Have experience of the EYFS curriculum and be knowledgeable in how to support the development of children from the age of four.
  • Be creative in approach and provide opportunities to develop children’s learning.
  • Be a team player and flexible in approach.
  • Be willing (subject to training) to provide intimate care, manual handling and first aid.
  • Be effective at implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
  • To establish supportive relationships with the pupil concerned

In return we can offer:

  • A supportive and committed head teacher, governing body and staff
  • A commitment to continuing professional development
  • A fun, welcoming, supportive team to work with.
  • Positive children who have a love for learning.

Nether Stowey Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children; this commitment is reflected in our recruitment process. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and disqualification by association and will require suitable professional references.

Closing date for applications and short listing: Thursday 15th November

Interview: Monday 19th November

Please return completed application forms marked ‘Private & Confidential’ to Gemma Atherton by post or by email: SCH.243@educ.somerset.gov.uk

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