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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - One year (expected end July 2024)

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 pro rata per annum

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Have a relevant Level 3 qualification (essential)
  • Have a current Paediatric First Aid or be prepared to undertake training (essential)
  • Are enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Are able to work effectively within our hardworking, talented and friendly team on whole school issues
  • Enjoy working with children and can develop good working relationships with them
  • Understand and are sympathetic to the needs of young children, and are able to support them with personal care appropriate to their age
  • Have experience of supporting children’s learning
  • Have experience of the Early Years Curriculum
  • Are willing to undertake training to support children with medical needs

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A happy and exciting place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff
  • An organised and supportive team of people
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with other professionals across the Trust
  • Opportunities for specialised training
  • Commitment to your professional development
  • A clearly established induction process
  • Term time working

Further details about the role

New Close Nursery is set within New Close Primary School, a happy and caring school where the staff are dedicated to creating a stimulating place for children to thrive and learn. As part of the Acorn Education Trust we provide exciting opportunities to improve local education. We are immensely proud of our nursery, school and the facilities we offer.

Increasing numbers in the nursery and throughout the school mean that we are looking to increase our early years team by recruiting a motivated, energetic and proactive Early Years Professional (on a fixed term basis) who will ensure the delivery of safe, high quality education and care for all of our children.

The successful candidate must have a relevant level 3 qualification and will be expected to demonstrate a warm and caring approach with the children, and experience of working with the early years foundation stage. They should also have the ability to observe and record a child’s progress, and be willing to be involved in discussions around planning exciting and stimulating activities for the children.

This position will suit someone who can work well and support colleagues within a team and who will be a good ambassador for the nursery.

Commitment to safeguarding

New Close Primary School and Acorn Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search.

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About New Close Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
123 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01985 212304

New Close Primary School is a caring and inclusive non-denominational, single form entry school. Situated in the garrison town of Warminster, Wiltshire, we are at the heart of our local community and pride ourselves on getting to know each of our pupils, and their families/carers, so that we can provide them with the support they need and help them to develop as individuals.

Our nurturing team are committed to providing the best possible education for all of our pupils, while our strong values system helps contribute to the positive and calm atmosphere found in every classroom. With the support of Acorn Education Trust, we have transformed our learning environments and curriculum, and are very proud to be graded as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in our most recent inspection.

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