This job expired on 29 November 2023

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£16,380.00 - £16,933.00 Annually (Actual) Hours/Weeks: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Nursery Assistant job summary

Woodfield Nursery is seeking to appoint a Nursery Assistant to work in our Nursery setting. Woodfield Nursery is a high-quality Early Years provision supporting children from 2-4 years old.

Candidates should have an NVQ2 in Childcare or equivalent plus a good understanding of child development and early language acquisition. They must be a good team player who is willing to work within a research led, reflective nursery with the child at the heart of the practice.

Applicants will:

·       Care for and support our children, providing a nurturing and safe environment.

·       Have a good understanding of child development and early language acquisition

·       Be a good team player

·       Have the ability to develop positive behaviour strategies with children.

The role will include intimate care of children in the nursery provision.

We are keen to meet candidates who are experienced and interested in working to support children to achieve their full potential.   They must understand the importance of using a relational approach in the provision.

The successful candidate will have:

·       Experience of working within a nursery provision, with a working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum

·       Excellent communication skills

·       A passion for their work and supporting children

·       GCSEs Maths and English C and above or equivalent, and be able to illustrate good literacy and numeracy skills

·       NVQ2/3 or equivalent qualification or be working towards the qualification

We would encourage candidates to visit the school, meet the team and see the amazing work taking place in the setting. To request a tour of the school or to discuss the role further, please contact: 01752 706384 or email hr@learningat.uk.

How to apply

Please click on the apply button to complete our application. Completed applications should be submitted prior to the closing date listed above.

We are regularly looking for passionate people to join our teams. If there are no vacancies currently, but you would like to register your interest for future vacancies, please click the link to join our Talent Pool.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.   This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent.   Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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.

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About Woodfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Woodfield Primary is a school where every child is a valued individual, where everyone aims high and where lifelong learning is prioritised and promoted.

We are committed to inspire, support and encourage all children to be confident, independent learners equipped for the future, take pride in what they do, persevere and achieve their full potential.

We enable Woodfield children to respect themselves and others and become responsible members of the wider community.

In partnership with parents and the community, Woodfield Primary will work together to provide whatever it takes to ensure that we “Learn today for success tomorrow."

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