Nursery Teacher Assistant - Immediate Start

Closing Date: 30 September 2019

School/College/Nursery/Head Office: Chepstow House School

Salary: In accordance with Alpha Plus Payscale

Contract Type: Full-time

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours

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Nursery Teacher Assistant - Immediate Start

Chepstow House School and Little Chepstow Nursery are now seeking to appoint an Assistant Teacher/Nursery Nurse for Little Chepstow Nursery. An immediate start. The candidates will have outstanding Early Years experience and be an enthusiastic  and engaging professional. This is a unique opportunity to join the Alpha Plus Group.

Job Summary 

To work alongside the Class Teacher to care for the daily needs of up to 20 children within the 2-5 year old age range. Responsibilities include helping to plan and present lessons and activities in accordance with the EYFS. The successful candidate will have a small group of Key Children and will maintain all records and keep up to date observations. They will work closely with all other members of the team, to provide an outstanding learning environment. They will liaise and build strong links with parents, in order to promote our ‘Parent Teacher Partnership’.

Employer information

Chepstow House School is a Co-ed Prep School with the facilities to go from Nursery to Year 8. It is a growing school offering opportunities for staff development and career progression. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

The aim of the school is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables each child to achieve their full potential in a happy and caring environment. Chepstow House aims to discover the best in every child and challenge them to go beyond their expectations.

Chepstow House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance.

 

References must be provided and will be carefully checked.

The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd September 2019.

Please apply by going to either the school website (www.chepstowhouseschool.co.uk) or  the Alpha Plus Group website (www.alphaplusgroup.co.uk) and completing the online application and equal opportunities monitoring form. 

Please send the completed documents along with a Curriculum Vitae and covering letter to:

Miss. G. Whiteside

Little Chepstow Nursery

Chepstow House School

108a Lancaster Road

London, W11 1QS



RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POST

The Nursery Teacher will be working as a Key Worker responsible for the daily needs aged between 2 and 5 years within the Nursery School setting. Responsibilities include planning and presenting lessons and activities in accordance with the E.Y.F.S. The successful candidate will oversee a group of Key Children and maintain records and keep up to date observations. They will work closely within their team overseeing the smooth and efficient running of a class of up to 22 children with assistants. They will also work closely within the wider nursery team. They will be required to liaise regularly with parents and promote and contribute to our ‘Parent Teacher Partnership’.

 

HOURS OF WORK

  • Official working hours are 8.00am to 5.00pm unless there is a morning duty, staff meeting or after school function.

 

 MAIN DUTIES

 

  • Facilitate learning by planning and teaching according to the areas set out in the E.Y.F.S
  • Organise the classroom and resources as appropriate to ensure the smooth running of the group and their learning experiences.
  • Have a clear understanding of what constitutes quality care and education and to have a thorough knowledge of child development and the E.Y.F.S.
  • Encourage child initiated tasks and provide differentiated work.
  • To demonstrate a thorough knowledge of safeguarding children.
  • To understand what constitutes good health & safety practices.
  • To ensure that best practice is employed within Early Years teaching.
  • To show personal and professional integrity and confidentiality.
  • To provide a warm, caring and stimulating environment for the children.
  • To provide an environment free from sexual and racial stereotyping.
  • To build strong links with parents.
  • To keep written records on key children and liaise with parents as required.
  • To write positive reports on child’s progress in line with school report writing policy.
  • To work effectively within a team giving support to colleagues.
  • To attend and contribute to Staff Meetings, training sessions and Inset Days.
  • To have a high regard for the culture of the school and Alpha Plus Group.

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • To undertake certain domestic jobs relating to the care and well-being of the children within nursery.
  • To be willing to develop and initiate new initiatives that will enhance the learning environment and presentation of the EYFS.
  • Preparation, maintenance and tidying up of all equipment/ areas within the school inclusive of outdoor areas.
  • To attend events specifically related to the Nursery or School, as defined by the Head of Nursery or the Head, outside of allocated school hours such as Parents Evenings, EYFS evenings, training etc,

 

EQUALITY POLICIES

  • To ensure that attitude, subject matter and learning resources reflect Chepstow House’s policies on race and gender equality and that the implications of these policies are borne in mind in relation to all the duties listed in the above.

 

SAFE GUARDING and PREVENT DUTY POLICIES

  • Have an enhanced DBS and prohibition order clearance
  • Be aware of and follow the safeguarding, Prevent Duty, anti-bullying and behaviour and discipline policies of the school.
  • Partake in training on safeguarding, prevent duty and personal welfare.

BRITISH VALUES

  • Promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

REVIEW

  • The task and duties above are required for all Nursery Staff; these may be reviewed at least once a year, usually in the Summer Term, in conjunction with the annual review policy.

 

PAY SCALES

  • According to the Little Chepstow Nursery Staff  Pay and conditions

 

STAFF DRESS CODE

  • Male staff should always wear a tie.
  • Female staff can wear smart tailored trousers or skirts. No denim or sports clothing can be worn, except on special occasions or if a sports lesson is being taught.

 

 

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