Early Years Teaching Assistant - Highgate Primary Academy in Goldthorpe - The Astrea Academy Trust

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Goldthorpe, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
2 days ago

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The Role

Highgate Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity for an Early Years Teaching Assistant to join their team!


We provide a happy, secure and energetic community in which our pupils and staff can flourish and the successful candidate will be expected to immerse themselves in the extra-curricular and pastoral life of this busy school.

Applicants should be hard working, motivated and ambitious for their pupils.

As our Early Years Teaching Assistant, you will be:

To work under the guidance of Teaching staff or Higher-Level Teaching Assistants to implement agreed curriculum
Use specialist (Curricular / Learning) skills / training / experience to support pupils.
Work with the Teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment
Promote positive values, attitudes and good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with school policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.

We are looking for individuals who have:

A general understanding of Early Years Curriculum and other basic learning programmes/techniques.
NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience
An ability to establish good working relationships with pupils acting as a role model.
An ability to support the change process, remaining positive during times of change.
An ability to provide support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.

About Us

Highgate Primary Academy is a fantastic academy that places great importance on the success of its pupils. Children have access to a quality learning environment with experienced practitioners who ensure each child is supported to reach their potential. An innovative curriculum has been designed to ensure that children take part in exciting lessons and that they play an active part in their own learning. A number of extra curricular clubs ensure that children have access to a range of enriching activities.

Astrea Academy Trust are fully committed to being diverse and inclusive workforce where together we can embrace each other’s unique individuality, background and heritage. We are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ and all our application forms hide your personal information so we can focus solely on your experience, skills and qualities.

In return, we can offer you:

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
Flexible working opportunities from your first day
Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Continued professional development and training opportunities
Free on-site parking


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