Early years Teacher

Job Summary

A reputable educational institution seeks to fill the above position with suitable and qualified persons.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Responsibilities

As an early years teacher, you'll be concerned with helping children to achieve early learning goals. 

You'll need to:

  • Motivate and stimulate a child's learning abilities, often encouraging learning through experience
  • Provide pastoral care and support to children and give them a secure learning environment
  • assist with the development of a child's personal, social, language and physical coordination abilities
  • develop and produce visual aids and teaching resources
  • encourage mathematical and creative development through stories, songs, games, drawing and imaginative play
  • help children develop curiosity and knowledge
  • work with others, including teaching assistants and nursery nurses as well as volunteer helpers, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors
  • share knowledge gained with other practitioners and build and maintain relationships with parents
  • observe, assess and record each child's progress
  • ensure the health and safety of children and staff is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school
  • keep up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice.

Skills

  • For teaching roles you will need to show:
  • Respect and fondness for children
  • excellent communication and listening skills
  • good organisational skills to plan the children's day and respond to children's different needs
  • the ability to inspire and enthuse young children
  • energy, resourcefulness, responsibility, patience and a caring nature
  • an understanding of the needs and feelings of children
  • ability to work independently with children, as well as being able to work in the wider nursery/school team
  • a sense of humour and the ability to keep things in perspective.
  • You'll also need the stamina to keep up with the needs and energy of a large group of young, lively children. Creative skills such as music, dance, drama, arts and crafts are advantageous.

Qualifications

  • B.Ed Early Years Education, BEd in a teaching subject but with 4-5 years and above experience
  • Montessori training and background is an added advantage.
  • Also, experience teaching in British Curriculum setup

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