3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    25 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time, flexible, term time: upto 32 1/2 hours pw - TTO (flexible working options would be considered)

Contract type

Fixed term - one year (in first instance)

Pay scale

Green Book G4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Shiplake Church of England Primary School is a popular Voluntary Aided village school in Shiplake which is just outside the town of Henley on Thames. Little Squirrels@Shiplake Primary is our on-site nursery, with a roll of 25 children ranging from 2 to 4 years of age.

We are looking to appoint a caring and enthusiastic Nursery Assistant/EYFS Practitioner (Level 2/3) to join our Little Squirrels team from September 2024.

The successful candidate will be committed to providing effective learning experiences in order to achieve the highest individual standards for all pupils, along with working effectively with our committed staff team. We are a friendly and supportive team with a strong commitment to doing the best we can for everyone associated with our close community. Our staff are committed to working together to achieve the best for our children in order to help them grow and develop into independent young learners.

Please have a look at our website (www.shiplakeprimary.org.uk) and social media pages to learn more about our school.

Application packs can be requested via office.3810@shiplake.oxon.sch.uk

Please contact the school office on 0118 940 2024 if you would like to discuss any aspect of the role.

What the school offers its staff

The post is offered on a term time only basis and the ideal candidate would be able to work 32 ½ hours per week (8.30am to 3.30pm). However, flexible working options would be considered.

Applications are invited from both experienced and newly qualified EYFS practitioners.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office.3810@shiplake.oxon.sch.uk

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About Shiplake Church of England School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
134 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Shiplake Church of England Primary School is a popular Voluntary Aided village school in Shiplake which is just outside the town of Henley on Thames. It is a one form entry school with 7 single classes ranging from Reception to Year 6. We currently have 136 children on roll.

Arranging a visit to Shiplake Church of England School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.3810@shiplake.oxon.sch.uk.

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