EYFS Teaching assistant

Lexden Primary School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2006-71S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 4 (old Band 2)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 18/09/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Hours will be Monday to Friday 9am -12pm

We are looking for an experienced early years teaching assistant to join our enthusiastic and dedicated team.It is also desirable, but not essential, for the candidate to have British Sign Language Level 1.

Successful candidates will:

· Support a wide range of pupils in lessons;

· Work with individual and small groups of children;

· Implement intervention programmes;

· Work as part of a team;

· Be able to carry out and record observations using Tapestry;

· Input in to the assessment process;

· To plan and set up activities that support learning in the EYFS;

· To communicate effectively with colleagues, parents/carers and other professionals;

The successful candidate must have GCSE English and Maths at grades A-C or an equivalent qualification.

We can offer the successful candidate a supportive environment, specialist training and a mentor.

Information about the School

At Lexden Primary School we aim to provide every child with a stimulating and caring environment where creativity and challenge inspire academic success and individual fulfilment. We work tirelessly to unlock the potential of every child and encourage them to achieve as highly as possible.

Our school is lively and inclusive; we are proud of the wide range of learning opportunities provided for all children, both within the curriculum and through our links to the wider community.

The teaching and staff form a dedicated team fully committed to meeting the needs of our children and we encourage a close partnership with parents/carers to ensure that children develop the social and emotional skills that are required to get the most out of life.

Our school is well maintained and boasts extensive grounds providing a large playing field, a Forest School area and two playgrounds. The outdoor pavilion provides shelter and is used as an outdoor classroom. We have seven main classrooms, a Nursery and a enhanced provision for the teaching of Hearing Impaired Children. The Nursery has places for 26 part-time pupils and they are involved in the social life of the school, helping them experience a very successful transition to our reception class in the mainstream school.The enhanced provision has 18 places and caters for pupils who are severe/profoundly deaf from across the whole of North East Essex.

We are aiming for excellence in every aspect of school life. We believe this is achieved by promoting our values.

Community - We respect the world around us and the people we share it with

Courage - We are brave and believe in ourselves; we take responsibility for our own actions

Curiosity - We are always ready to learn new things

Commitment - We persevere; always doing our best in all that we do

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Alex Candler
Trafalgar Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 9AS
Telephone: 01206 573519
Email: admin@lexden.essex.sch.uk

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