21 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    9 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,702 to £25,979 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

Permanent - All year round, 37 hours per week, with key person responsibilities.

Compressed hours over 4 days of the week – but working hours could be negotiable.

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and creating a positive impact on early childhood development? Due to expansion we are looking for 2 x Early Years Practitioners to be a vital part of our vibrant nursery school community based at Amersham Road in Reading.

Candidates should possess a minimum qualification of NVQ Level 3 or its equivalent in childcare and education, along with a demonstrated ability in delivering high-quality childcare and education.

We are looking for a warm, caring, organised, and dynamic individual, possessing excellent knowledge of the EYFS and demonstrating self-motivation. The role involves creating a secure and engaging environment where children are at the forefront of all you do.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementing the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
  • Providing a nurturing and stimulating environment for children aged birth to 5 years.
  • Planning and delivering age-appropriate activities to foster holistic development.
  • Building strong relationships with children, parents, and fellow team members.

If you're ready to embark on an exciting journey in early childhood education, we invite you to apply and contribute to the growth and development of young minds at Caversham Nursery School.

We offer a competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 30 after 5 years service)
  • 50% Discounted Childcare scheme
  • 2 x Free Social Events per year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans
  • A range of local discounts

What the school offers its staff

Please email admin@cavershamnursery.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 937 5429 for an application pack - Applications will be considered upon receipt

Visit the Nursery School website for more information - https://www.reysfederation.org/caversham-nursery-school

Please do not send a C.V. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms. We have a strong commitment to inclusion and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practises. Successful applicants will be required to provide satisfactory background checks, references and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought.

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.

Applying for the job

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About Caversham Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
413 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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