Teaching Assistant (maternity cover) – required for start date 14 June 2021
Brief overview of the role
We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and emotionally intelligent person with a love of the outdoors who is eager to nurture young children’s learning and work as part of a child-centred team.
Our motto, Ad Vitam Paramus means preparing for life and is central to developing skills for life.
We know the importance of working in the local community and we strive to develop trusting relationships between home, school and pupils. Being a small village school, we have the unique opportunity to know every child.
Nanstallon School is a small school of 5 classes with amazing outdoor learning environments in rural Cornwall. The curriculum is delivered through hands on child centred projects that are rooted in themes of both local and global value and are and motivating for children.
We can offer:
- In school training
- Supportive and experienced mentors
- Safeguarding training
- Special Needs Training
- A Trauma Informed Schools approach
- Outdoor Learning Training
17 May 2021
Grade C, £18’327 fte
- To support children with their learning in order that they achieve their full potential in school
- To develop an understanding of the learning needs of children and use this knowledge to support them to become independent learners in the classroom
- To take into account a child’s learning needs and ensure their access to the lesson/provision and its content through appropriate clarification, explanations, and use of equipment and materials
- To support positive play and assist with promoting a healthy lifestyle and sport in school
- To provide support for children’s emotional and social needs by encouraging and modelling positive behaviour and demonstrating high expectations, in line with the school’s positive behaviour policy
- To assist with the general pastoral care of children and develop through training a trauma informed approach to supporting the most vulnerable
- To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
- To accompany teaching staff and children on visits, trips and out of school activities as required
- To share responsibility for safety, health and welfare of children in the setting at all times
- Supervise indoor and outdoor activities
- To organise materials, resources and equipment for activities in the setting
- To assist in the preparation and clearing up of activities and encourage children to help to take responsibility for planned activities
- To attend required meetings and training sessions
- To maintain confidentiality in all school related matters
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
- Resourceful and Creative
- Proactive, Organised and Punctual
- Empathetic and Emotionally Attuned
- Collaborative Mentality
- A sense of humour