Overview

Hours of Work:  8.30 am to 5.30 pm 4 days per week with 1 hour lunch                           

Annual Holiday Entitlement: 20 days & 5 to be taken between Christmas & New Year plus statutory days

Pay: £150.00 per week with six monthly pay reviews                      

       Job Description:         

  • Working under the guidance of the manager & colleagues, in order to support & extend the children’s learning
  • Contributing own thoughts & ideas to long, medium & daily planning
  • Preparing the learning environment, assisting in the organisation of the room arrangement & resources
  • Valuing & displaying children’s work.
  • Helping to encourage children’s development, independence, self-reliance, initiative & problem-solving skills
  • Observing children’s activities & contributing to their written records.
  • Working in a non-discriminatory way, being aware of differences & ensuring all children have equal access to opportunities to learn, develop & reach their potential.
  • Maintaining respectful & genuine interaction with children
  • Being supportive & welcoming to parents / carers
  • Attending parent evenings as appropriate.
  • Following the health & safety procedures to maintain a healthy & safe environment

An ability to complete a complex & demanding learning programme with external examinations is a requirement for Way2Work vacancies.

Skills & Abilities required:

  1. Interested in a career working with young children
  2. Ability to demonstrate patience
  3. Ability to reflect on learning and actively seek learning opportunities
  4. To work constructively as part of a team, understanding roles & responsibilities & own position within these
  5. Able to display a commitment to the protection & safeguarding of children
  6. Good communication skills, with clear spoken English
  7. Able to understand the importance of being punctual & the impact absence has on team effectiveness