Early Years Teaching Assistant Vacancy - February 2021
We are looking for a qualified and experienced Early Years Teaching Assistant for our Reception class of 30, to provide support to children under the direction of the class teacher. The successful candidate will be required to step up to cover for the teacher as required (e.g. during Planning and Preparation time).
Applicants should be flexible, friendly, enthusiastic, and caring, and be able to work with the class team to promote the best outcomes for the children. We are especially looking for someone who has previous experience of delivering interventions.
The hours will be Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 3.00pm, (32.5 hours with half an hour unpaid lunch break), term time only. This is a permanent position within the school, subject to successful completion of a probationary period.
The start date is as soon as possible.
Enhanced CRB checks and references will be required in line with our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy. Before submitting your application, please ensure that your referees are aware that you have applied for this vacancy as we may request references before inviting people for interview. Please ensure that your first referee is your current or last employer.
Closing Date: Friday 5th March
Interview Date: Friday 12th March.
Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.
Oxfordshire Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.