EYFS Teaching Assistant, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Davenies SchoolBeaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Start date: 01 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The School is looking for an enthusiastic full-time EYFS Teaching Assistant with excellent communication skills to work within our busy and energetic Pre-Prep Department. A Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education or an equivalent qualification is a minimum requirement. This is a full-time position from the start of the Autumn Term 2018.


  • To work under the overall direction of the Headmaster and to be accountable in the first instance to the Head of Pre-Prep
  • To work with a designated class under the day to day direction of the class teacher
  • To assist in the daily routine of the classroom including where appropriate helping with ideas and planning
  • To liaise and co-operate with parents, staff and others involved in the smooth, effective, safe and secure operation of the school
  • To inform the class teacher or the Head of Pre-Prep of any significant observations or developments regarding any pupil
  • To attend meetings of the staff of the school and to contribute to them
  • To attend school/parent consultations and to contribute to them where appropriate
  • To undertake playground supervision as and when required during the school day
  • To act as a member of the school staff as a whole, participating fully in collective enterprises such as activities in music, drama, sports and school outings
  • To assist the class teacher in the organisation of class outings
  • To take responsibility for acquiring and improving their skills by attending future training as required
  • To undertake any other duties that the Head of Pre-Prep or the class teacher may reasonably require, in order to facilitate the efficient administration of the school, including supervision of pupils

Working Time

  • Term Time: 35 weeks per year 
  • 4 weeks paid holiday (to be taken during school holidays) 
  • 35 hours a week across 5 days, typically 8:30am until 3:30pm 

Job location

More about Davenies School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Station Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 685400
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Davenies is a day preparatory school for boys between the ages of 4 and 13 where the boys are happy, curious, enthusiastic and kind.   

Aims of the School - Our ethos and philosophy encourages the boys to make the most of their preparatory ...