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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    13 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    29 November 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£16,764.00 - £17,332.00 Annually (Actual)

Early Years Teaching Assistant job summary

Our school has been on a journey over the last few years, and we have rapidly improving standards, which our curriculum reflects. Reading is at the heart of our curriculum, and we provide children with real-life experiences for writing through our Forest Schools programme and our WOW experiences and trips.

We support and nurture our children with our dedicated Family and Nurture Teams, who support children and their families.

At Whitefield , we are proud to have achieved the Gold School Games Award and the Platinum School Health and Well-being Award; we offer a free comprehensive after-school activities programme for our pupils.

Whitefield is a 2-form entry school with 60 Reception places available each year. In addition, we have 78 places for children aged 3-4 in our Nursery, offering both 15 and 30- hour placements with a full wraparound childcare facility from 7:45am to 5:30pm .

Level 3 Teaching Assistant with EYS experience

Hours of work: 30 hours per week - Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 3:30pm with 1- hour lunch break, Term Time only

Actual Annual Salary £16,764-£17,332

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work within our Early Years Team.

The ideal candidate would be someone able to work calmly and flexibly using a variety of interventions to meet the needs of our children.

You must enjoy the challenge of working with our remarkable children and want to make a difference to their wellbeing and education.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working with young/people and/or an understanding of special needs.

Are you?

Calm, patient and resourceful?

Do you have plenty of energy and enthusiasm?

Are you fully committed to the principles of inclusion?

Do you want to make a difference to a child's life?

We are looking to employ someone who will have a positive influence on our children.

Main duties:

1. To work with our Nursery provision supporting the planning and implementation of activities with individual or groups of children; promoting effective teaching and learning.

2. To provide a purposeful, stimulating environment rich in learning opportunities, both indoors and outdoors.

3. To meet the physical needs of children, encouraging good standards of personal hygiene, whilst promoting independence pupils in accordance with the school's health and safety related policies.

4. To provide support for the children's emotional and social needs by implementing the principles of the school's Behaviour Policy and by role modelling high standards in all aspects of their role and personal conduct.

We can offer:

A welcoming and friendly workplace with an exceptionally dedicated staff team.

A highly skilled, experienced, and committed School Leaders.

A well -resourced working environment.

A strong and highly responsive central trust support team,

Staff well-being is a priority for our team, and we work closely with our staff to achieve a positive work/life balance.

We also subscribe to an employee benefits programme, which includes discounts with a number of retailers and hospitality outlets and membership of an employee assistance programme.

So, if you would like to join our amazing team and be part of our exciting journey then please apply today!

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any post based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Visits to tour our school sites are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Megan Hankey -hankeym:@whitefield.primaryluton.co.uk/ 01582 596108 to arrange a visit, answer any queries or for a informal chat.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Whitefield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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