EYFS Teaching Assistant

Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Job Description

  • The Beeches Community Primary School, Ipswich IP1 6ET
  • £19, – £20, pro rata
  • 39 weeks a year, hours to be agreed but will be between 8.45am to 3.15pm
  • Fixed Term (until 31 August )
  • Reference:
  • Required as soon as possible
  • Are you interested in going the extra mile to allow children to flourish?
  • Do you have a confident understanding of the EYFS curriculum?
  • If the answer to the above is yes, then this is the job for you!
  • We require an experienced and talented Teaching Assistant, who has worked in early years. This is a varied role that includes delivering a variety of high-impact interventions to individuals and small groups of children in nursery and reception as well as providing high-quality classroom support. Experience and/or qualification and training in speech and language would be an advantage.

    We are looking for an innovative, enthusiastic and organised person to join our dynamic team of school and early years staff.

    You will:

  • relish the challenge of supporting learning in an ambitious and diverse school
  • work with dynamic, forward-thinking staff with high aspirations for our children
  • be a teaching assistant who exemplifies outstanding classroom practice, behaviour management and high expectations
  • be committed to life-long learning and be open to excellent CPD opportunities
  • have good levels of English and mathematics competence – GCSE C or equivalent and level 3 Early Years qualification or equivalent.
  • Our aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture and represent the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

    We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part-time and job share arrangements, where the role allows.

    We are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of all our staff, developing skills, training, further qualification and accreditation.