January 2024 - New childcare offer for eligible working parents of 2 year olds

We are aware that some parents are experiencing difficulties with the application process for the new 2 year old funding offer, please do signpost them to HMRC Childcare Service helpline on 0300 123 4097 who will be able to advise.

Information can also be accessed through the Childcare Choices  website. As a Local Authority we have no authority on this process and currently have no additional information to that which has been published on Childcare Choices.

Early Years

EYFS Practitioner/Teaching Assistant – Griffin House School - Aylesbury (1)

EYFS Practitioner/Teaching Assistant – Griffin House School - Aylesbury (1)


The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and confident and will be able to support and inspire children to foster their enthusiasm for learning. They will also have the skills and maturity required to take on the teaching assistant’s duties and responsibilities.

A Level 3 EYFS qualification is essential for this role. Experience of supporting in Early Years or Key Stage 1 is desirable as is a thorough up-to-date knowledge and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum. What is also important is your ability to interact and support children in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm and ignite their love of learning and to have the skills and maturity required to take on the teaching duties and responsibilities in school.

Responsibilities/Extra Information:

  • To support the classroom teacher at all times
  • To work with the class teacher to foster a warm, caring and friendly environment for the children within the classroom
  • To work with the class teacher in preparing work for the children, putting up displays and assisting as required within the classroom
  • To carry out delegated tasks set by the class teacher
  • In conjunction with the class teacher, implement the Framework for the EYFS within the school
  • Work with the EYFS team to promote the social, academic, moral, physical and emotional development of each child in a stimulating, safe, caring environment
  • To help ensure that pupils make the maximum amount of progress possible in each area
  • Provide detailed and regular feedback about the children to the teacher
  • To have an understanding of the EYFS and ensure that learners have the opportunity to reach their maximum potential and attain the greatest possible outcome from each lesson
  • To provide the necessary pastoral care to enable the children to feel secure and happy
  • To support the children in a range of situations on and off-site
  • To conduct lessons (if required) according to the agreed policy and syllabus
  • To maintain discipline in accordance with school policies at all times and to encourage positive practise in relation to general behaviour and approach to school life
  • To work as part of a team with the teachers and assistants within the assigned year group and the rest of the school staff
  • To maintain cordial and informative relationships with parents
  • To provide support for the children in a broad range of situations both on and off-site
  • To share the duty rota for breaks, lunchtimes and extra-curricular clubs


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