EARLY YEARS TEACHING ASSISTANTS (Job Ref: AB-EYTA)

Job Summary

The job holder will be responsible for supporting children’s learning, and support the lead teacher manage a classroom of children.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description


Our client, a British Nursery and Primary school in Abuja seek the professional services of Early Years Teachers for immediate employment. The school provides a happy, safe and engaging learning environment where all children are encouraged to reach their full potential.


 Job Summary

 

  • The job holder will be responsible for supporting children’s learning and support the lead teacher manage a classroom of children who are five years or younger. His/her aim would be to motivate children and use resources to help them learn. The focus is on the development of these children in preparation for a successful transition into primary school.

 Responsibilities

  •  Help organize the classroom and plan intellectual activities for children, per the lead teacher's requests.
  • Set up equipment and helping to prepare the classroom for lessons and tidying up afterwards.
  • Help pupils develop independent learning skills, manage their own learning and prioritise their time.
  • Interact with children, prepare snacks, teach children about numbers, colours and shapes, help them get dressed and change their diapers when needed.
  • Assist in maintaining high standards of health and safety at all times and offer support to colleagues and parents.
  • Undertake pupil record keeping and updating learning records, data and producing reports as required.
  • Carry out supervisory duties at lunch and playtimes as required.
  • Safeguard the children, including caring for them and supervising them at all times.
  • Track children's progress and feeding this back to the lead Teacher.
  • Take part in development progress review meetings and provide feedback to parents and careers.
  • Help with school trips, events and outings.
  • Keep up to date with changes in the curriculum and developments in best practice

 

Skills/Competencies

 

  • Respect and fondness for children
  • Ability to plan the children's day and respond to their different needs
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Ability to inspire and enthuse young children
  • Applicants must show passion and enthusiasm and be a productive member of the team
  • Positive energy, resourcefulness, responsibility, and patience
  • Creative and able to use initiative around the nursery
  • Leadership qualities, able to act as a positive role model to children and other staff, kind happy and willing to go the extra mile
  • Ability to work independently with children
  • Good sense of humour and the ability to keep things in perspective while communicating effectively with children

 Requirements

  •  NCE/B.Ed and knowledge/experience with the Montessori or Early Years Education
  • At least 2-4 years of Early Years Teaching experience in standard and structured schools
  • Experience of both Nigeria/British curriculum is a MUST

 

Salary

  • Salary is open to negotiation

Application

 

·         Qualified applicants with the required experience should forward CVs to using ‘AB-EYTA’ as the subject of mails before 30th June 2020. Only candidates who meet the qualifications listed above will be contacted for interviews.


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