Teaching Assistant – Pre-Prep

Blundell's Preparatory School
Tiverton, Devon
14 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant – Pre-Prep 
Tiverton, Devon  

Are you a qualified early years professional looking to enhance your experience with a well-respected school? Want to develop an engaging and rewarding career as a Teaching Assistant? If so, read on.  

About Us 

Based in 12 acres of beautiful countryside, Blundell’s Preparatory School and Nursery provides excellent pastoral care to children aged up to 11 years old. Our children learn in a modern, safe, indoor and outdoor learning environment, which has been completely redeveloped over recent years. 

We’re looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our thriving Pre-Prep Department in September 2019, working during term time only.  

The Benefits 

- Competitive salary  
- Pension  
- Meals during term time  
- Parking  
- Use of the school’s facilities 

This is a brilliant opportunity to grow alongside a passionate team who are committed to creating a nurturing learning environment where all pupils can flourish.   

You’ll support the success of our Pre-Prep Department, which is housed in a new purpose-built building just a stone’s throw away from the Prep School. We have bright and airy classrooms, multiple outside play facilities, our own library and excellent ICT facilities.  

What’s more, we understand the importance of investing in our employees, and will support you to increase your knowledge, broaden your experience and develop a career to be proud of.  

The Role 

As a Teaching Assistant, you will provide a high level of support to our Class Teachers, from Nursery to Year 2.  

In this key role, you will support the educational and social development of pupils, helping them to fully participate in activities, both inside and outside of the classroom.  

Additionally, you will:  

- Help to implement individual educational programmes for pupils  
- Support pupils with emotional or behavioural problems  
- Assist Class Teachers in maintaining pupil records, EYFS Observations and Learning Journals 
- Join pupils on school trips  
- Help to maintain the ethos of the school 

About You 

To join us as a Teaching Assistant, you’ll need:  

- An early years qualification e.g. NVQ Level 3 
- Strong IT skills  
- An enthusiastic and positive approach  
- Good written and verbal communication skills  
- The ability to carry out basic first aid duties  

Other organisations may call this role TA, Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, Classroom Assistant, General Teaching Assistant, Behavioural Support Assistant, Nursery Assistant, Tutor or Educational Assistant.  

This is a full time role, working 8:00 – 17:00 during term time only.  

The closing date for applications is the 21st June 2019, with interviews scheduled to be held on the week commencing the 24th June 2019.  

Webrecruit and Blundell’s Preparatory School and Nursery are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.  

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