Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Hawbush Primary School, DY5 3NH
26 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
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Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern

Hawbush Primary School is on a journey of significant improvement and is going from strength to strength. We are situated in a purpose-built school building with outstanding facilities in the middle of the Hawbush estate within Dudley. Our pupils join us from age 2 in Time for Twos and can progress up to the age of 11 in Year 6. We also have a purpose built SEMH provision on site.

The role will consist of supporting pupils in their first stages of learning. This role is covering the maternity leave of a colleague and will end upon the post holders return.

Initially this role will be based within a Nursery/Time for Twos and will involve supporting the Nursery Teacher and Nursery HLTA in leading the learning for our youngest children. The ability to support groups and lead small groups is essential.

We are looking for someone with:

*Experience within the EYFS
*Demonstrable experience of working with or caring with children of a relevant age.
*General understanding of School policies and procedures relating to health and safety, behaviour, attendance, equal opportunities and child protection.
*General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies.
*Basic understanding of child development and learning.* A basic knowledge of first aid
* Ability to use relevant technology e.g. computer/keyboard/photocopier/video.
* Demonstrate good numerical and verbal reasoning skills
*literacy skills e.g. by qualification or testing with the ability to produce documentation to a good standard
* Ability to use relevant technology and able to demonstrate knowledge and use a wide range of ICT systems and solutions

The role will involve supporting pupils to enable them to make big steps in their educational development. Candidates should be prepared to work within any year group although strengths will always be taken into account.

Closing date: 14/05/2021

Employment Start Date: 31st May 2021

End Date: Following the return of the existing post holder from maternity leave

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, visits are not able to undertaken at the moment to view our setting however please view our 'virtual tour' on our website and feel free to email the Head Teacher rmcconomy@hawbush.dudley.sch.uk with any queries or questions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

NB: We reserve the right to close vacancies before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

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Supporting documents
Level 2 Teaching Assistant Job Description and Specification.pdf

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