Early Years Practitioner/Teaching Assistant - Level 2

Staffordshire - Holly Grove Primary School
Term Time Only -
10 Oct 2018
21 Nov 2018
Sarah Bridges
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time
  • Provide structured support in accordance with specific work programmes designed and supervised by individual teachers.
  • Support the teacher in the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans.
  • Assist in maintaining classroom discipline through the implementation of the school’s behaviour management strategies.
  • Provide support to pupils to achieve learning goals, e.g. guided reading.
  • Assist the teacher with the planning of learning activities.
  • Assist the teacher in monitoring pupils’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed.
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc.
  • Undertake appropriate basic admin tasks.

Support to Pupils

  • Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.[1]
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Assist children in matters of personal needs and their general health including first aid and welfare matters.
  • Arrange medical/dental visits as appropriate.
  • Provide general support to pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice.

    Support to Curriculum

  • Assist the teacher in the preparation and development of agreed curriculum activities/materials.
  • To provide support in literacy/numeracy/SEN strategies
  • Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.

Support to School

  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or come into contact with.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Ensure all pupils have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Liaise effectively with teachers/parents/guardians, welfare officers, health visitors and other professional staff as part of the routine consultative process.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Attend relevant meetings as required.[2]
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required. (See footnote 1.)
  • Assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times, including before and after school and at lunchtimes.


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