6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    14 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    14 April 2021

Job details

Subject
Early years
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
LEVEL 1b - £14,214.76 pa

Job summary

We are looking for a new teaching assistant to join our school!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our nursery team, providing care and education for the youngest pupils in our school. You will be working alongside the Nursery Teacher and Nursery Nurse, providing excellent learning opportunities through adult led and independent play. Applicants should have a significant knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum, as well as a caring, kind and approachable manner. Previous experience is desirable, as well as a very good understanding of childhood development.

We are looking for a candidate with: -

• High expectations
• A passion to see children thrive
• NVQ Level 2 in Child Care or Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
• Initiative and self-motivation
• Knowledge of the use of observations for assessment
• Understanding of a child’s emotional needs
• The ability to communicate effectively
• The desire to help develop a learning environment of the highest quality
• The ability to promote positive relationships with parents/carers
• A willingness to be an active member of the whole school team.

Working at Orchard Park will bring you;

• An enthusiastic, fun, talented and dedicated team to work alongside
• A school where everyone is valued wellbeing is of high importance and the team ethic is strong
• Pupils that are hardworking, well behaved and passionate about being the best version of themselves
• An outstanding, striking learning environment with excellent resourcing
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• The opportunity to be part of something special

HOURS OF WORK: 8.45am – 3.15pm Term time only

We are facilitating visits to the school at the moment, under strict health and safety guidelines. These visits need to beyond the school day. These visits provide you with the opportunity to meet the EYFS team and the head teacher, as well as give you some context surrounding our school community.

Please contact Lynsey in the school office to organise a visit on office@orchardpark.cambs.sch.uk

Please apply for this post by visiting our website www.orchardparkprimary.co.uk - only fully completed applications with an accompanying cover letter will be accepted, we will not accept any CV's.

Interviews: Thursday 20th May 2021

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

Please apply directly via the school website:

www.orchardparkprimary.co.uk

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school
Education phase
Primary
School size
208 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01223 438200

About Orchard Park Community Primary School

Orchard Park Community Primary School is a small school situated on the northern boundary of City Cambridge in growing development. We are fortunate to have new beautifully designed which well equipped and surrounded by open play space. Our was recently reaffirmed as 'Good' Ofsted (March 2017) unique special place work.

Arranging a visit to Orchard Park Community Primary School

We are facilitating visits to the school at the moment, under strict health and safety guidelines. These visits need to beyond the school day. These visits provide you with the opportunity to meet the EYFS team and the head teacher, as well as give you some context surrounding our school community.

Please contact Lynsey in the school office to organise a visit on office@orchardpark.cambs.sch.uk

School location

Ringfort Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2GR

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