Early Years Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship – Red Hall Primary School

Closing Date: 02/12/2022
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Location Darlington
Salary £9,254.44+ per year
Company Learning & Skills Darlington

Job Description

Red Hall Primary School have an exciting opportunity for 2x Apprentices to provide support to Early Years Teachers and Teaching Assistants in our provision for 2-4-year-old pupils within the Nursery Unit or 4-5-year-old pupils within the reception class. The aim of these posts is to train & develop the post-holder to become an Early Years Educator.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Work with individual and groups of children to encourage them to achieve greater independence and self-confidence
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents & carers, promoting the school’s policies
  • Establish rapport & respectful, trusting relationships with pupils, acting as a role model & setting high expectations
  • Supervise & provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their access to learning resources
  • Promote inclusion & acceptance of all pupils in the classroom by encouraging them to interact with each other & to engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Support the implementation of IEPs, Behaviour Plans, personal care programmes, curriculum planning and assessment
  • Evaluate learning & provide feedback to the teacher / parent / agency as needed
  • To follow the instructions of the class teachers & Early Years Teaching Assistants with planning, delivery & evaluation of differentiated
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts in line with school protocols & school behaviour policies
  • Contribute towards resourcing teaching, by developing & making resources as necessary for children in the class or year group
  • Listen to children read, read stories & tell stories to individuals or groups of children
  • Work with pupils on programmes linked to local & national curriculum and learning strategies
  • Monitor pupils’ responses to learning activities & achievement as directed
  • Provide detailed feedback to teachers on pupils’ achievement, progress, problems etc. as requested
  • Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, to learn to undertake pupil record keeping as requested
  • Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, to assist with the collation of pupil reports as requested by the teacher.
  • Support the effective use of ICT in learning activities & develop pupils’ competence & independence in its use
  • Maintain a purposeful, orderly & supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans
  • Clear away resources & materials after lessons
    Assist with the display of pupils’ work in the classroom & around school
  • Prepare, maintain & use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/learning activity & assist pupils in their use
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks
  • Comply with policies relating to child protection, health & safety, confidentiality, safeguarding & data protection, reporting all concerns to a nominated person
  • Contribute to the overall work, smooth running & ethos of the school
  • Appreciate & support the role of other people in the team
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Participate in the school’s Performance Management process
  • Accompany teaching staff & pupils on visits, trips & out-of-school activities as required & take responsibility for a group under the supervision of a teacher
  • Attend training sessions as appropriate, this may include off-site training days
  • Undertake responsibility for improving your own practice
  • Raise pupil achievement by supporting the class teacher & EYFS team to develop outstanding EYFS practice
  • Under supervision, to assist with the physical management & personal care needs for children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (including basic First Aid, where appropriate)
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