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Senior Early Years Assistant

Founded in 1905, Arnold House is a popular boys’ prep school based in St John’s Wood, London. In 2021 we will be embarking on a key new chapter in the history of the School with the opening of an Early Years setting. This will be based in the newly acquired Huxley Building, a short walk from the main school site. From September we will open two new reception classes and two pre-reception classes, enabling boys to enter the School and benefit from an Arnold House education from age 3.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Senior Early Years Assistant to join us from September 2021. The Senior Early Years Assistant is required to play a key role in supporting the teachers and more generally in the management of the setting, ensuring high standards of provision and pastoral care for the boys. 

The successful applicant will be an inspiring and committed senior level Teaching Assistant, with at least five years' relevant experience. The successful candidate will have excellent working knowledge of the EYFS framework, and will be familiar with ISI regulations as they apply to the sector. They will have a good understanding of the ethos and aims of the School as a whole and a sound understanding of safeguarding in relation to children in the early years.

The salary will be discussed at interview. Additional benefits include school holidays as holidays with pay, lunches, pension.

For further information please download:

Deadline for Applications: Midday Monday 1st March 2021

Arnold House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and the receipt of satisfactory references.

 

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Founded in 1905, Arnold House is a popular boys’ prep school based in St John’s Wood, London. In 2021 we will be embarking on a key new chapter in the history of the School with the opening of an Early Years setting. This will be based in the newly acquired Huxley Building, a short walk from the main school site. From September we will open two new reception classes and two pre-reception classes, enabling boys to enter the School and benefit from an Arnold House education from age 3.

We are looking for caring and committed Early Years Teaching Assistants to join us in September.

You will have a passion for working with children in the Early Years and an understanding of the ethos and aims of the School as a whole. 

You will be one of a team of new TAs responsible for supporting teachers to establish high standards of provision and pastoral care for the boys in this part of the School and for ensuring that boys are happy and settled in their first year at Arnold House. With guidance from the teacher, you will support the boys’ learning and when the time comes help prepare them for transition to Reception or Year 1.

You will work alongside teachers and other TAs, and directly with a small group of boys in either Pre-Reception or Reception. You will report to the Head of Early Years in the newly acquired Huxley Building.

The salary will be discussed at interview. Additional benefits include school holidays as holidays with pay, lunches, pension.

For further information please download:

Deadline for Applications: Midday Monday 1st March

Arnold House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and the receipt of satisfactory references.