Job Summary

The teacher should aim is to motivate children and imaginatively use resources to help them learn. Provide a safe and secure environment for them to develop their social and communication skills while recording observations and summarizing their achievements. She should focus on the development of the child to prepare them for a successful transition to primary school. As an EYFS teacher, you will work with children aged 0-5 in various settings such as playgroups, nurseries 1 and 2 classes.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Qualifications:

  • A university education graduate preferably a female teacher in EYFS that can inspire, excite and nurture children through a crucial stage of their development. 

Responsibilities:

Be concerned with helping children to achieve the  seven EYFS Learning Goals:

  • 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 the 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 as well as, to plan and coordinate work both indoors and outdoors.
  • Share knowledge gained with other staff and maintain relationships with parents.
  • Observe, assess, and record each child's progress.
  • Ensure the health and safety of children and staff are 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.

Salary: Negotiable 


Working hours

  • Hours vary depending on your setting. Nurseries can be open from 7.30 am until 4.30 pm.
  • Extra hours may be required for staff meetings, inspections, and parent consultations.

What to expect:

  • You will work as part of a team with other childcare professionals, particularly the nursery. The paperwork involved in the job can often mean some evening and weekend work at home.
  • The constant need for energy, ideas, and creativity, as well as the necessary paperwork. 

Skills Required:

  • 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 humor 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.

Work experience: At least years’ experience in the EYFS nursery environment is preferred.


Applicants on the Island are most advised to apply because proximity to the location is very important.


Location: Ajah

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