14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    6 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076.00 - £34,834.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 9. 37 hours per week, TTO - Actual annual salary in the region of £26,894 - £29,206

Pre-School Leader job summary

Shrivenham Primary School are seeking to recruit a Pre-School Room Leader for our brand new facility!

Shrivenham C of E Primary School (which is part of Faringdon Learning Trust) is a growing and successful school with happy, well-motivated and hardworking children and staff. We have recently moved into our brand-new purpose built school and from September 2024, we are expanding to include a 2-4yr old Pre-School provision and our Reception intake will increase to 45 children per year.

At Shrivenham, we believe the early years of a child’s life are a vitally important period of their education and development. If active minds are nurtured in a safe and structured way, through a high-quality early years experience, children will be better prepared for the next stage of their education and ultimately, their later life.

Main Purpose and Scope of the Job:

To work with children, as part of a professional team and to support the provision of Early Years education and care.

To ensure the well-being, care of all young children and support their access to learning (including those with special needs) and to meet the individual children’s needs, through play and learning opportunities and general care.

Duties and key responsibilities:

Key Tasks:

1. Mange the operation and delivery of play, care and learning in the early years setting.

2. Ensure standards are met at all times and assist in the development and regular review of policies and procedures to be followed

3. Devising report systems for the development, progress and attainment of the children

4. Responsible for management of staff and their development and training.

5. Responsible for the safe environment and welfare of children and staff.

6. Establish links with parents, carers and other agencies.

7. Preparation for Ofsted inspections and action any recommendations that may result from inspection.

How to apply:

Step 1- In the first instance we would encourage potential applicants to contact the school office to book a visit to the early years and to meet informally with the Head of School and/or our Early Years Lead.

Step 2 - Complete the online application

For more information please phone 01793 782403 or email office@shr.faringdonlearningtrust.org

Closing date: We reserve the right to appoint upon finding the right person

Additional information

  • DBS checks will be made - Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have, and any orders which have been made against them.
  • Probationary period applies.
  • All appointments are subject to satisfactory references including last place of work (with children).

Shrivenham CE Primary School and Faringdon Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

Faringdon Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.”

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 Shrivenham Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Primary School

School location

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