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Early Years Additional Support Worker

Danesfield Manor School, Walton on Thames, Surrey
Salary Details:
£9.00 per hour
Closing Date:
28 Feb 2020
About the role
Danesfield school are currently looking to recruit an additional Support worker to work as a key member of the team providing a safe, caring and stimulating environment whilst promoting all areas of development for an identified child on a 1-2-1 basis.
Job objectives:
To fulfil your role as an additional support worker ensuring that individual children within your care are provided with the highest standards of care and education, meeting needs of differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and all stages of development.
2. Support individual children in relation to sleep, feeding and nappy changing routines.
3. Contribute to the individual child’s profiles by writing observation notes linked to EYFS and discussing next steps for development with the key people.
4. Contribute to and be aware of the content of termly individual plans by regularly discussing the individual child with the key people.
5. Talk to parents and carers at drop-off and collection times to support key people in keeping informed about issues effecting the child/children and informing parents of pertinent information.
6. Assist key people in encouraging parents to have an input in the assessment of their child.
7. Assist in ensuring that communication books of all the individual child/children are checked daily and updated as necessary.
8. Attend school trips and other extra-curricular activities involving Early Years children as required.
It is essential for candidates to hold a NVQ2 or other appropriate childcare qualification as well as having the following:
▪ Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, Children’s Act, Equal Opportunities, Foundation Stage Curriculum
▪ Experience / knowledge of Inspection requirements
▪ In depth understanding of safeguarding
 Job Type: Fixed Term

Deadline for applications: ongoing (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the DBS and may be subject to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 and the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

About the organisation

Danesfield Manor School, a non-selective independent school for pupils aged 2 to 11 years in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, joined Education Development Trust in 2006. It combines small class sizes and individual attention with a teaching approach that motivates children to be excited about learning.

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