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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hours per week during term time.

Contract type


Pay scale

Inner London NCJ scale, points 7 to 10 depending on interview assessment. Full time equivalent to be prorated to term time only work pattern.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Early Years Educator, Level: 4

Relevant Experience (essential)

  • Recent experience of working in a Trust setting as a teaching assistant
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Computer literacy: ability to carry out a variety of general ICT tasks e.g. upload photographs
  • Basic knowledge of First Aid (desirable)
  • Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people, and has an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance in relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young people.

Qualifications (essential)

  • Numeracy and literacy qualification at NVQ level 2 or equivalent
  • Completion of Early Years TA programme of study e.g. NVQ3
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development; attendance on courses, INSET, action research, personal study etc.

Personal Qualities (essential)

  • Excellent presentation and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent time and task management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a real belief in inclusivity and the fact that all children can be supported to be successful
  • Be passionate about improving children’s’ outcomes
  • Be able to work as part of a team to identify and plan the support needed to address issues and prevent problems from escalating
  • Be good at establishing positive and constructive relationships with pupils and families
  • Have flexibility, resilience, adaptability and commitment to work as part of a team
  • Be a great communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Have experience of maintaining accurate and up-to-date observations

We offer:

  • Wonderful pupils
  • An enthusiastic and highly skilled team of adults
  • Terrific resources and school facilities
  • A commitment to on-going professional development
  • A genuine commitment to ensure a respectful work life balance and regular opportunities to socialise with colleagues

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 Van Gogh Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
344 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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