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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,024.00 Annually (Actual)

Early Years Support Practitioner job summary

Early Years Support Practitioner

Fixed Term Contract – 1 year

34.25 hours per week, Term Time Only

NJC Pay Scale 5, starting salary £19,024

Why join us?

“We are an Inclusive Catholic community, who welcome, love, care for and serve our pupils and families. We work together in Christ to ensure every unique child is able to become the best that they can be; academically, socially and spiritually with the support, respect and encouragements God wants for us all.”

We offer

  • a happy, friendly, welcoming family with a strong, positive and caring Catholic ethos.
  • children who are committed, enthusiastic and fully engaged in their learning.
  • professional and dedicated staff, supportive parents and active Governors.

Job overview

Our EYFS classroom is based in a small nurturing self-contained environment, complete with real kitchen and mud kitchen. We seek an experienced, dynamic and caring Early Years Practitioner to provide support for learning in our EYFS class.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a small, supportive school with access to good training opportunities. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact the school for more details.

The role will initially include supporting the academic and emotional development of our youngest pupils. Please see the Job Description/Person Specification attached. You will be working alongside the class teacher to provide a high standard of support for all pupils.

The successful candidate will be prepared to work hard and respond to the challenges of day-to-day school life and be committed to supporting the children achieve their best through an engaging and exciting curriculum. This role will include supporting children in the play environment where we encourage our children to experiment, learn, figure things out for themselves, collaborate with peers and take risks.

We would want to appoint a flexible and dedicated professional with the willingness to learn new skills.

You will:

  • Be experienced in an Early Years setting or Reception class.
  • Have a good understanding of child development and Foundation Stage provision.
  • Have experience of effective teamwork.
  • Model positive relationships and liaise effectively with parents and carers and other professionals.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Support a calm transition of our children into KS1.

Visits to the school would be welcomed. Please call school office to arrange an appointment on 0117 377 2260.

“We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.”

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 St Nicholas of Tolentine Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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