2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    27 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 hours per week.

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Actual salary

£14,038.59 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Otterhampton Primary School is a small school in Combwich ranging from pre-school to Year 6. The school is part of the Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust.

At Otterhampton Primary School we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon the continuous drive and passion for excellence displayed by our committed staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with in our Pre-School, providing a safe, secure and happy environment for our Pre-School children.

Your role will involve maintaining the supportive and caring ethos of the Pre-School, ensuring our child-centred approach meets each child’s individual needs, enabling them to fulfil their potential.

27.5 Hours per Week, 38 weeks per year (term-time only)

Monday to Friday. Working Hours: 8:45am – 3.15pm

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience working with children.

Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare Qualification or Equivalent

Be able to read situations and respond accordingly.

Understand the importance of a personalised and nurturing approach to learning.

Experience of working in a Pre-School environment.

Knowledge in first aid and food safety.

Closing date: Midnight, Thursday 27th June 2024.

What the school offers its staff

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives. If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

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

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About Otterhampton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
77 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Otterhampton Primary School is a small school in Combwich ranging from pre-school to Year 6. The school is part of the Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust.

Arranging a visit to Otterhampton Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@btc-trust.org.

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