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Jobs & Careers
Leicester City Council

Person Specification

Person Specification V1

Experience & Knowledge


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Experience of working in an Early Years Education Setting Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
Knowledge of child development with a good understanding of early language development Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
Knowledge of school / college policies relevant to the support provided and how they relate to local and national framework / policies Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Organisational skills including the ability to maximise available time with pupils Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Ability to prepare relevant materials and resources under the direction of teaching staff Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Experience of working to support children’s learning Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
 

Skills and Abilities


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Good organisational and advocacy skills Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Able to work without the need for close supervision Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Ability to motivate self and others Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Good level of interpersonal skills & effective team worker Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Ability to accept supervision and respond appropriately Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
Ability to communicate effectively with both adults and pupils Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
 

Qualifications & Training


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Specialist TA Award or NNEB or relevant NVQ level 3 or equivalent. Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
English GCSE (A*-C) or equivalency test (Level 2 Basic Skills Literacy) Essential From the application form, Documentary evidence
 

Competencies


 

Equal Opportunity


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Must be able to recognise discrimination in its many forms and be willing to put the Council’s Equality policies into practice. Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
 

Other


Requirement Criteria Measurements
Must be able to hold, support, lift children, equipment and materials sometimes using hoists, wheelchairs etc Essential Probing at interview, From the application form
This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. This exemption means that applicants for this post are required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands and bind-overs both spent and unspent in their application, regardless of the passage of time. Essential Documentary evidence
 

Early Years Support Teaching Assistant

  • Position:Early Years Support Teaching Assistant
  • Post Number:E9001/ 18464
  • Department:Education & Children’s Services
  • Division:Young People's Services
  • Closing Date: 06 February 2013

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