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  • Start date details

    Required for April 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,193 per annum to £30,852 per annum actual salary

Pay scale

Scale 3 to 5, spine points 5 - 15

What skills and experience we're looking for

Hargrave Park School is a one and a half form entry primary school with Children's Centre facilities situated in the heart of Archway.

Our school motto is "We Aim High".

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Early Years Education Worker to work in our Children’s Centre.

As an Early Years Education worker you will be responsible for supporting and working closely with our Under 3s Phase Lead, and Assistant Headteacher for EYFS and KS1. You will assist in the daily running of the Children’s Centre and educational activities. You will also play a key part in providing a positive and secure relationship for your children and their families, whilst playing a significant role in daily care and development of each child.

We have high aspirations for our children and believe strongly that an enriched and creative curriculum, together with a high quality environment, is the key to driving and sustaining our rapidly improving achievement. If you have a strong knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice for babies and young children and are passionate about supporting them to reach their full potential, we want to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Hargrave Park Children’s Centre provides Childcare and Early Years Education for 9 fte babies and 28 fte toddlers from 6 months to three years and is open 49 weeks per year, with the vast majority of the children moving into our school Early Years Foundation Stage. The Children’s Centre provides an environment that is inviting, stimulating and safe, where children can develop independence and enjoy learning experiences both indoors and in our outdoor areas.

We place a high value on the professional development of our staff. Investing in our people has enabled us to improve children’s outcomes and grow future school leaders.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Please contact our School Business Manager, Lacka Rathore on 020 7272 3989 to arrange a school tour and meet with the Under 3s Phase Lead, Christina Partridge.

Further details about the role

Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 27th March 2023

Interviews: 29-30 March 2023

How to apply:

  • To apply for this post, please visit http://jobs.islington.gov.uk/vacancy/5120799 (please note the website will be inaccessiblebetween 6pm on Friday 24 March, until 8am on Monday 27 March)
  • Completed application forms must be received by midnight on Friday 24th March 2023
  • If you need assistance, please email HR Team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting job reference HAR/1339. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the school directly.
  • Please note CVs are not accepted in line with Safer Recruitment practices.

Hargrave Park is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.

In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

Please note the advertised actual salary is a range based on continuous service, with the maximum range indicating 5+ continuous years with local government/schools. The starting salary will be calculated based on the individual circumstances of the successful candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hargrave Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 0 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
369 pupils enrolled
Age range
Not given
Phone number
020 7272 3989

Arranging a visit to Hargrave Park Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lacka.rathore@hargravepark.islington.sch.uk.

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