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Teaching Assistant Grade 3

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Temporary)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/11/2019 12:00
£18,426 - £19,171 (pro rata)
Hours per week:
8.30 - 12.00 for five mornings - 17.5 hours
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Laurel Avenue Community Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Part-time position (17.5 hours per week) Term Time Only plus 2 weeks. Temporary until 17 July 2020.

The Governors of Laurel Avenue Community Primary School are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and creative teaching assistant to join our team with effect from January 2020.

The role is to support our four two-year-old children within the main school nursery, promoting a happy and stimulating experience where they can explore and learn.

We are looking for an exceptional individual who holds a recognised Level 3 childcare qualification and has experience of working in a nursery setting with two year-olds.

You will support the class teacher and nursery assistant in delivering the prime areas of learning and have a sound knowledge of child development. If you are able to demonstrate your motivation and passion for working in the Early Years Foundation Stage, and would enjoy working with our happy, welcoming children who are full of personality and a desire to learn, then we would love to hear from you.

The ability to work as part of an already established and experienced Early Years Team is essential.

The successful applicant will:

• have a positive, empathetic attitude towards children and others
• be able to work as part of a team and use initiative when required
• have high expectations for all children
• be flexible and adaptable in order to support children with a variety of needs
• have experience of working as part of a team in EYFS setting, including with two ear-olds
• have experience of contributing to team planning and written assessments of children, including identifying the next steps
• be able to motivate and engage children in the learning process using a range of strategies
• be able to manage competing demands and have excellent behaviour management skills including:
- interpersonal skills
- communication [verbal and written]
- organisation

If you would like to visit the school, please make an appointment with our Headteacher, Gaynor Davison.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required

Application forms are available from this website and can be returned to the school.

Closing date for applications: 15th November 2019 at 12 Noon

Interviews: 25th November 2019

Laurel Avenue Community Primary School
The Woodlands,

Tel: 0191 3868416
Email: laurelavenue@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.laurelavenue.durham.sch.uk/

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