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Early Years Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and shaping the future? Do you have experience working in Early Years settings? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become an Early Years Teaching Assistant, working in partnership with a vibrant primary school and nursery in Luton.

Position Overview:

As an Early Years Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in providing support and guidance to children in their formative years. You will work closely with our partner primary school and nursery to create a nurturing and stimulating environment where children can develop social, emotional, and educational foundations that will serve them well throughout their lives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the class teacher in planning and delivering engaging and age-appropriate lessons.
  • Support individual and small groups of children in their learning and development.
  • Foster positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Create a safe and inclusive learning environment.
  • Observe and record children's progress, providing feedback to the teaching staff.
  • Promote good behaviour and social skills in line with the school's policies.
  • Help with classroom organisation and preparation of learning materials.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience working in Early Years settings is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Patience, empathy and a genuine passion for working with young children.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • A proactive and adaptable approach to supporting children's learning.

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on young lives.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Chance to work with a diverse and dedicated team.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated and have a passion for early childhood education, we want to hear from you! To apply for this position, please submit your CV and we will be in touch to discuss further.