10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£12,503.00 - £14,842.00 Annually (Actual) Dependant on Experience

Early Years Practitoner job summary

Federation of Grove House & King’s Park Infant Schools
Gilpins Ride
NR19 1BJ

Email: office@ghn.unity-ed.uk
Website: www.unityeducationtrust.uk

Salary: Dependant on Experience
- Grade F Point 12-17 (£12,503 to £13,614 actual per annum) or
- Grade G Point 18-22 (£13,851 to £14,842 actual per annum)
Part Time – 20 hours per week (mornings only – Monday to Friday)
Term Time plus 1 week
Required – September 2024

Early Years Practitioner required September 2024

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated, caring and ambitious Early Years Practitioner who is able to support in making sure that our children are safe, happy and stimulated in our nursery class at Grove House Infant & Nursery School.
The Federation of Grove House and King’s Park Infant Schools is part of Unity Education Trust who provide education for Norfolk children across all age ranges, mainstream, specialist provision, SEND and complex needs. When joining our federation, you will become part of our successful family of schools that prides itself in developing all.
The successful candidate will have:

An appropriate childcare qualification at Level 3 or above
At least Level 2 in English and Maths
At least 2 years experience of working in a nursery environment
Excellent communication skills
The ability to work under the direction of the EYFS lead, but is able to use their own initiative to support children’s development
The ability to establish a positive relationship with children, parents and staff
The willingness to contribute to the common goals of the school and Unity Education Trust
Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework within an Early Years setting

We can offer:

A supportive team and engaging environment
Support from an experienced Early Years lead
An excellent environment in which to develop professionally
Kind, confident and engaging children
A team of enthusiastic, dedicated and high performing staff
Supportive Governors, Trustees and parents
All the advantages of a successful academy group, with a friendly strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
An extended network of teachers and leaders who share and exchange ideas, and continued professional development opportunities

For an informal discussion about the post please email office@ghn.unity-ed.uk
Please visit our websites; https://grovehouseinfant.org/ www.unityeducationtrust.uk
Closing Date: Monday 3rd June at 12:00pm
Interview Date: To be confirmed
How to apply

Click on the Apply Now button. You can save you application and return to it later. Please ensure you have completed your application before the end date.
No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

​​​​​​​Unity Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

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 Grove House Infant and Nursery School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
92 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

School location

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