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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    19 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
19.5hrs per week - 3days
Contract type
Fixed term (12 months -temporary post due to increase in pupil numbers)
£9.60 per hour

Job summary

Early Years Worker – Stoke Gabriel Primary School
Temporary post to commence as soon as possible

3 days per week, 39 weeks per year to be paid on NJC Grade B, £9.60 per hour
The Link Academy Trust are looking to appoint a qualified practitioner to join their Early Years team at Stoke Gabriel Primary and Preschool. You will be part of a proficient team dedicated to working to improve the outcomes for all our children, where your work life balance will be promoted.

We are looking for someone who is not afraid to sing out of tune in front of a crowd of children and is always prepared to laugh at jokes that they may not understand! You should have the ability to rapidly count the heads of many small moving people and remember the names of all the children, their families, pets and their third favourite dinosaur as well as be able to read books upside down! We are looking for someone with a warm smiley face that makes children feel special and in return you must be prepared to feel loved by many children and their families. Dressing up as a princess or a dragon is a regular part of our day, and you should have some idea of the noise a dragon makes! Candidates should have a good knowledge of the 2021 Early Years Framework and be able to plan and execute engaging activities for the children in our setting.

We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed. You will need to show initiative, creativity and demonstrate the aptitude to work as part of a successful and growing team in Early Years to improve the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’.
We want you to come and join our happy, positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’
What we are looking for in a candidate is:
• At least NVQ2, preferably NVQ3 qualification or the equivalent Level 3 diploma in childcare
• To show initiative, be organised and efficient
• A real commitment to the safety, well-being of our pupils
• An understanding and awareness of the Early Years Framework
• Recognition of our amazing children; nurturing and supporting them, and meeting their needs to ensure they have independent learning behaviours that will see them prepared for their future learning journey.
• A committed approach to the wider school community and engagement with them.
• A cheerful, fresh and creative approach to giving the children in your care the best you can
• To have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work as part of a strong and supportive team

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
100 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

About Stoke Gabriel Primary School

Stoke Gabriel Primary and Pre-school is a thriving friendly school in the wonderful South Hams which has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Our school achieves high academic standards through the provision of an exciting curriculum that makes the most of our beautiful surroundings, a caring, nurturing environment with a family atmosphere and a team of dedicated staff.
Our school is a vibrant and exciting place to work in, yet our small size enables us to know every child, understand their needs, their talents and the things that motivate them.
Stoke Gabriel Primary School and Pre-school has a good reputation built on high standards and a caring ethos and with links to our partner schools within the Trust and the local community, our children are given lots of learning opportunities outside the classroom and exciting experiences in all areas of the curriculum.

Arranging a visit to Stoke Gabriel Primary School

Please contact the school 01803 782469 to arrange a visit

School location

School Hill, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6ST

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