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  • Earliest start date

    20 May 2024

  • Latest start date

    10 June 2024

  • Closing date

    7 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)
  • Other teaching support

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 36 hours a week, 8.15am to 4.00pm, term time only.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,152 to £31,400

Pay scale

Surrey County Council Support Staff P6

What skills and experience we're looking for

All About You

Do you have what it takes to join us?

The Early Years Practitioner we would like to join us will have:

  • NCFE CACHE level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education or equivalent.
  • Outstanding Early Years Practitioner skills and an understanding of how children learn.
  • A secure understanding of, and experience of working in EYFS.
  • A belief that every child can succeed coupled with the determination to help each child flourish.
  • A commitment to safeguarding and child protection.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with staff, parents and governors.
  • A positive and enthusiastic outlook.
  • The ability to work as part of a wider staff team.
  • A willingness to be flexible and adapt when required.
  • Commitment to supporting the Christan ethos of the school.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

We think you will like working for us and here are some of the reasons why. We have:

  • Happy, well behaved, and motivated children.
  • A friendly, happy, and stimulating environment working as part of a supportive, caring staff team.
  • Strong support from parents and governors.
  • The chance to work in a popular nursery (currently preparing for approved expansion).
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing and a healthy work/life balance.
  • Networking opportunities with other staff from local schools.
  • On-site parking.

Visits to the school are very warmly welcomed. Please phone to make an appointment.

Further details about the role

Our School

We are looking for an Early Years Educator to join our supportive and dedicated school team. Chilworth C of E Infant and Nursery School is a popular and well-resourced one-form entry school in the heart of Chilworth Village, just outside Guildford.

This vacancy is in our attached nursery which caters for children from the age of 2 to 4. This role requires you to work within a team of 5 staff under the leadership of our experienced and highly competent nursery supervisor. You will be required to actively participate in delivering the planned EYFS curriculum and monitor children’s progress over time using Tapestry and other assessment tools. You will be expected to deputise for the nursery supervisor as required.

We are privileged to be in an area of outstanding beauty and our school is set in extensive grounds. We have a strong commitment to providing all pupils with regular access to outdoor learning and forest school opportunities. This is facilitated by having outdoor classroom areas, fabulous hard and soft surfaced play areas, as well as direct access to our surrounding woodlands.

We offer high quality early years and key stage one education for children aged 2 to 7 years. Staff are committed to doing the very best for pupils in our care. Our values of Love, Life and Welcome lie at the heart of all we do.

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 Chilworth CofE (Aided) Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
70 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7
Phone number
01483 562476

Chilworth C of E Infant School is a wonderful environment for children to start their school journey. Set in a beautiful location with the backdrop of St. Martha's Hill, the school has extensive grounds, fully enclosed for safety and security, whilst offering a wide range of stimulating outdoor environments that are utilized in all weathers! It is a friendly, caring community which provides an excellent education in this Ofsted Outstanding school, for the children in its care.

Arranging a visit to Chilworth CofE (Aided) Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@chilworth.surrey.sch.uk.

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