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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£9,065.06 - £9,230.20 Annually (Actual) L2

Early Years Teaching Assistant job summary

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Contract type: Fixed term until July 2024

Hours: 18.75 hours/week (term-time only) PM sessions

Salary: £9065.06 - £9230.20 (pro rata salary - dependent on experience)

Start date: as soon as possible 

The Governing Body of Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is seeking to appoint Early Years Teaching Assistants (with a L2 Early Years qualification mentioned below) to start as soon as possible as part of our Nursery Team. Hillborough Infant and Nursery School is Ofsted rated Good, with pupils who are keen to learn.      

We can offer:

A supportive, enthusiastic and friendly team;Children who are well behaved and want to learn;A refurbished wellbeing/SEN room;Commitment to your own professional development;Newly upgraded IT infrastructure and investment in IT.

We require a committed and self-motivated individual with an enthusiasm for working with young people.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team within the nursery and will undertake a range of tasks such as:

  • Provide support in the classroom to individuals/groups of pupils as directed by the class teacher/line manager (e.g.IEPs, care plans etc.)
  • Follow and implement the school’s behaviour policy and any related policies and procedures.
  • Under the direction of the class teacher develop and maintain supportive relationships with parents, carers and other professionals.
  • Contribute to the care, health and welfare of pupils in accordance with the relevant school policies.
  • Follow and implement the school’s behaviour and any related policies and procedures. Invigilate tests and examinations as directed.
  • Provide support for learning in the classroom as directed by the class teacher/line manager and help to maintain the order and cleanliness of the classroom environment.
  • Assist in the supervision of children during the working day, on/off site including for example school visits, swimming; accompany children home or to hospital before and after school.
  • Assist in classroom preparation
  • Contribute to the care, health and welfare of pupils in accordance with the relevant school policies and support the outcomes of the Every Child Matters agenda
  • Maintain and respect confidentiality.

Successful applicants may be called to interview before the closing date so early applications are encouraged.

If you are successful in being shortlisted, you will be contacted to bring the below documents to the interview - failure to bring the documents to interview could mean that we will not progress further with your application: 

  • Proof of an Early Year qualification - please see relevant link for suitable qualifications  - if you do not have a suitable qualification you will not be shortlisted
  • Evidence to support your ID (e.g. passport, driving licence, birth certificate)
  • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK (please see attached evidence to support your right to work in the UK)
  • Proof of Address (e.g. Bank or Benefit statement issued within 3 months, Council tax or P45/P60 statement issued within 6 months).

All applications must be made through MyNewTerm

Closing date: 8th October 2023

Initial shortlisting: 10th October 2023

Interviews: Week commencing 16th October 2023

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 Hillborough Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7

School location

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