Early Years

Early Years Teaching Assistant - Steeple Claydon School and Pre-School

Early Years Teaching Assistant - Steeple Claydon School and Pre-School


Experience of working in an early years setting.
A relevant Level 2 Early Years qualification.
Knowledge of the EYFS curriculum.
Commit to the school’s safeguarding procedures and policy
• Good basic skills: Literacy and Numeracy
• Ability to positively contribute to and implement play plans and activities
• Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and team
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Create a stimulating and effective learning environment
• Contribute to and promote the aims and ethos of the school
• Be supportive of and promote equality and diversity

Paediatric First Aid qualification

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

To work with groups or individuals within the setting in all curriculum areas under the direction of the EYFS leader, in a variety of tasks to develop the physical, intellectual, emotional and social skills of the children.
• To assist with learning activities across the six areas of learning. To develop children’s knowledge through support and encouragement in the learning activities undertaken within the setting.. To provide opportunities for children to work towards the Early Years Learning Outcomes.
• To be friendly and approachable at all times.
• To work collaboratively and positively within the Early Years team.
• To carry out domestic duties such as tidying up, serving snacks, organising cooking activities and changing children.
• To prepare, mount and remove wall displays.
• To feedback information regarding the well-being, educational and developmental needs of children to the EYFS leader, parents and Head Teacher as appropriate.
• To assist in accompanying children on outings under the overall supervision of the EYFS leader.
• To administer minor first aid (if trained) and to attend to children who are sick as necessary.
• To promote health and personal hygiene to the children throughout the activities undertaken in the setting.
• To undertake the shared responsibility with all the Early Years staff for the care and maintenance of Early years equipment and resources.
• To encourage self-control and self-discipline in the children throughout all activities and to actively promote the school positive behaviour policy.
• To attend staff meeting / planning meetings as appropriate.
• To be aware of and adhere to the school’s policies and procedures.
• To maintain confidentiality of information acquired in the course of undertaking duties for the school.
• To undertake other duties appropriate to the grading of the post required.

Contact: Abigail Bowerman 01296738132

Please send your CV/Application form to: bursar@steepleclaydon.bucks.sch.uk


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Further Information:

All applications must be submitted on a Buckinghamshire Council Non Teaching application form available from the school website.

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