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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    5 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 34.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Blenheim Primary School are looking for an early years professional/nursery practitioner to work in our Outstanding school, where we are “Aiming high in the heart of the city”. We want all pupils to achieve their maximum potential by having high expectations and excellent standards. We provide a calm, positive atmosphere where children can feel safe, healthy, happy, confident and motivated. We celebrate and respect our cultural diversity and provide a stimulating and relevant curriculum, recognising achievement and celebrating success in all areas of school life.

A highly qualified (L6) Early Years Professional is required for our outstanding school nursery. We are looking for a caring individual with a firm focus on learning. Our wonderful environment caters for 40 children, mornings and afternoons, some of whom are with us for full days. The team consists of an enthusiastic, experienced teacher, one experienced teaching assistant and two additional one-to-one teaching assistants who support children with special needs. The nursery is overseen by our excellent Early Years Deputy Headteacher.

We are looking for someone who has experience of planning learning experiences for children aged 3-4 years and is willing to go the extra mile to support us on our journey.

The role is temporary in the first instance but may become permanent for the right candidate.

What the school offers its staff

If you would like to visit the school prior to applying, appointments will be on Wednesday 19th June at 3:30pm. Please call the school office on 0113 2930808 to book onto one of these sessions.

The closing date for completed applications is 9:00am on Monday 24th June 2024

Interviews are to be held Thursday 4th July 2024

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. Please note that previous employment references must be from the most senior person in the organisation.

To apply for this role, please email hr@blenheimprimaryschool.com to receive the job description and an application form.

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 hr@blenheimprimaryschool.com

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Blenheim Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Arranging a visit to Blenheim Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@blenheimprimaryschool.com.

School location

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