Early Years Teaching Assistant

Nunnery Wood Primary School, Prestwich Avenue, Worcester, WR5 1QE
£15,932.83- £19,142.50
03 Mar 2022
03 Mar 2025
Rachel Higgins
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Early Years Teaching Assistant

30 hours 30 minutes Grade 3 - 14,165.76 - 17,267.24

3 hours Grade 4 - 1,767.07 - 1,875.26

Hours: Monday- Friday: 33 hours 30 mins

An exciting opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of a loyal and valuable member of Nunnery Wood Team.

Do you hold a Level 3 NVQ certificate in Children's Learning and Development or equivalent?

Are you confident with the Early Years curriculum?

Do you work well independently and as part of a team?

Nunnery Wood Primary School is a successful, multi-cultural, two-form entry school. The school is seeking to appoint a strong, experienced and friendly character to work within the school. We have a team of teaching assistants who work in a variety of ways supporting the teaching and learning of children.

We are seeking someone who is passionate about the importance of Early Years and who will work seamlessly with our Early Years teachers. They will fully embrace our school values, have excellent people skills and make a wider contribution to school life through being an active part of our staff team.
The role will include:

  • Assisting the teachers in our Early Years unit with classroom preparation
  • Work with children who require additional support
  • Leading group work
  • Helping the class teachers with pupil observations
  • Planning focus learning activities
  • The successful candidate will need:
  • Solid understanding of Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Experience working with children under 5 years old
  • A high level of literacy and numeracy skills – GCSE English and Maths
  • Relevant Level 3 qualification.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Initiative and enthusiasm
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with children, colleagues and other professionals
  • The ability to motivate children to achieve their best and establish good relationships with their peers.
  • A willingness to receive training / advice from other professionals, e.g. our Educational Psychologist
  • First Aid qualification or willingness to be trained.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check and reference check.
Nunnery Wood Primary School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils.

The Application form is available on our school website.
Visits are welcome by appointment only, office@nunnerywoodprimary.worcs.sch.uk

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