GTA SEN / Nursery Practitioner

Childhaven Community Nursery School, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1UB

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (1 Year)


Grade C (GTA, points 2 – 4)

GTA SEN / Nursery Practitioner job summary

The Governors of Childhaven Nursery School are looking to appoint an additional member of staff. We are in our busiest term of the year and an increase in pupil numbers means that we are looking to appoint a motivated Teaching Assistant to join our school with an immediate start. You will work with individual and groups of children as part of our staff team. We encourage interest and applications from candidates who are interested in and would thrive in working within nursery education which offers reward, challenge and where no two days are the same. The successful candidates must hold English and Maths GCSE level ‘C’ or above or equivalent. An Early Years Level 2 qualification is desirable, but we would be keen to talk to anyone with enthusiasm for working with very young children. A strong desire to nurture and support young children is essential and experience in supporting children with special educational needs would be advantageous. Training will also be provided as part of the role. You will: • Ideally have previous experience in this type of role or with children and young people • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all children, including those with SEND • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations. • Seek to make learning exciting and a positive experience • Work well as part of a team • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written We can offer you: • A warm, happy school where we value everyone and have a philosophy of kindness and support for each other. Our approach is not always conventional but has the impact our children need- and deserve • Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children • A school with exciting and attractive learning environments • A leadership team who welcome fresh ideas, traditional values and a sense of teamwork The date of commencement for this post is to start as soon as possible.
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About Childhaven Community Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
91 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5

Here at Childhaven Community Nursery School we provide a vibrant, welcoming and inspirational setting and serve the communities around the Scarborough Town. We are one of only 3 maintained nursery schools in North Yorkshire and we offer children a unique start to their education. Children aged between 2 and 4 play and learn together in our wonderful Victorian building and garden.

Our learning environment and education provision that is offered to our 75 children on roll is second to none and our teaching assistants play an important part in school life. Our team ethos helps make our school welcoming, calm and purposeful.

‘Everyone involved shares a strong vision for the school and believes passionately in the same values. Excellent teamwork is a key characteristic of this school’ Ofsted 2015

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