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Nurture Group Teaching Assistant

  • Can you make a difference in the lives of children?
  • Can you help children engage and want to learn
  • Do you have experience in EYFS?

Can you nurture children who lack appropriate support and structure at home? Can you help nurture childrens development?

Teaching Personnel are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can help support and nurture new children starting school. This is a full time role which has the potential to turn into a long term role.


Provide support in the classroom under the direction of the Teacher in charge/Senco. This may include:

Encouraging language development.

Supporting the development of skills.

Supporting all aspects of learning.

Supporting the emotional development of children.

Undertaking practical activities e.g. baking, play, art.

Supporting with reading, writing and other aspects of the learning process.

Carrying out tasks planned, prepared and monitored by the Teacher in charge/SENCO.

Encourage appropriate social behaviour, both in and out of school and cater for the general welfare of children.

Supervise and assist the children when coming to and from the Nurture Group.

Assist with personal needs e.g. toileting and hygiene.

Provide help with dressing, encouraging the child to develop independence.

Accompany children on educational visits under the direction of the Teacher in charge.

Make, devise and maintain equipment as required, ensuring that the classroom is kept in a clean and tidy condition.

Act as a confidante to the children whilst being aware of current child protection guidelines.

Please contact us if you have an NVQ 2 or 3 in childcare and development and suitable experience in schools. Call on 02476 239009

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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