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Required for January 2020


Teaching Assistant (EYFS – 2-Year-Old Room)

Fixed Term for two terms in the first instance                               

NJC MBC Grade C Pts 6


33 hours per week, term time only


We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our new 2-Year-old provision.


We are looking for someone who can nurture, inspire and motivate Foundation Stage pupils and has experience of working in an EYFS team, including 2-year-old provision.


Working under the guidance of the EYFS Leader the successful candidate will:


  • Hold a relevant Level 3 Child Care or Teaching Assistants qualification
  • Have good numeracy, literacy and communication skills and a good working knowledge of the revised statutory requirements in early years’ foundation stage
  • Have the knowledge understanding and skills to support the EYFS team and 2-year-old provision
  • Be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved
  • Have the ethos and philosophy to build good relationships with children and parents, support daily routines in a stimulating and creative setting and help to provide rich experiences to enable our children to become effective learners
  • Have a commitment to safeguarding and well-being of children


This is an opportunity to join a warm and welcoming staff team, in a community based school rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted (June 2018).

Our school was re built in 2011 and offers a high quality, attractive learning environment. We are committed to developing and nurturing staff through many opportunities for cpd.


Berwick Hills Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check.


Closing date: 13th  December 2019 by 12 noon.

Interviews 19th  December 2019


Visits to the school are welcome by appointment, please contact the school to make arrangements.

Application forms are available to download and should be returned to berwickhillsschools@mcschools.org.uk


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