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2 X Reaching Assistants required in LS17

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working with a primary school located in North Leeds in LS17. Please see details below:

We are looking for 2 Teaching Assistants to join us in our growing 3 year old nursery to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the Nursery setting. The working pattern for this role is Mon-Thur 08:30 - 16:30, Friday 08:30 - 16:00.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* To support working relationships with the children, acting as a role model and setting high expectations

* To support children in their learning

* To meet the personal care needs of children whilst encouraging their independence where possible

* To encourage children to interact and work co-operatively, ensuring all children are engaged with activities

* To provide support in the delivery of EYFS curriculum

* Liaise with parents/carers and other family members

* To be flexible within working practices of the setting, be prepared to help where needed.

* Work as a team member

* The preparation and completion of activities to suit the child's stage of development

* To respect the confidentiality of information received

* To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children in the workplace, ensuring policies and procedures are observed at all times.

* To keep records up to date and ensure paperwork is handled appropriately

Skills & Attributes


* Good communications skills

* Ability to motivate children and sustain their interest in play activities

* Current knowledge of practices to safeguard children and understanding of responsibility in the protection of children and promotion of their well being

* Able to work in a responsive partnership with parents and carers

* Able to support children and families in a culturally sensitive, positive and non-judgemental way

* Able to support development of children with special educational needs in an inclusive setting

* A minimum of a relevant NVQ Level 2 qualification

* GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

* Current knowledge of practices to safeguard children and understanding of responsibility in the protection of children and promotion of their well being

* Experience of professional work in a nursery or childcare environment

* Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage


* Able to support the production of effective plans which support children's learning an development in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

* Able to prepare written reports to support children's development and wellbeing as they progress through the EYFS

* Able to offer positive support to children's development and the promotion of their wellbeing as they progress through the EYFS

* Experience of working in a child protection environment

Contact details and how to apply

If you are interested in the upcoming Nursery Teaching Assistant Position and would like to hear more about our Guaranteed Work Scheme please contact Mutale at the Leeds Primary branch on the details below or alternatively register online at-

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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