EYFS Teaching Assistant

Five Education
Up to £10,000
17 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Five Education are excited to be working with a primary school in South Bristol who are recruiting an EYFS (early years foundation stage), Teaching Assistant, to work with reception aged children. This is a small group, the class size may remain in single digits.

Responsibilities and duties:
  • Creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing base for the children
  • Supporting the children with their social and emotional development
  • Assist the class teacher with the delivery of lessons
  • Helping the teacher to give all children regular access to the curriculum
  • Leading 1:1 sessions with children
  • Managing challenging behaviour with a calm and nurturing approach
  • Helping children to develop their communication skills
  • Helping the children to form attachments

Essential criteria:
  • At least 12 years months of experience working with primary and/or EFYS children
  • At least 6 months of experience working with children with SEND, ideally SEMH
  • A calm and nurturing approach
  • Able to lead a small class in a range of activities
  • An understanding of de-escalation techniques and how to apply them to young children
  • Experience supporting children with emotional and communication needs
  • Have the right to work in the UK (A Valid Visa)
  • Two recent child based references and relevant DBS/Police checks
  • Able to work 5 days a week from 8:30-3:30

Five Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of the staff we employ to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo checks including a barred list check, reference checks and will need to have a DBS; there will also be a face to face interview.