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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, term time only + 3 weeks

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a member of staff to join our dynamic Early Years Foundation Stage team to assist in promoting the learning and personal development of pupils in our purpose-built nursery school. The role will require you to work in nursery under teacher guidance.

Potential candidates should have an NVQ Level 4 (or equivalent) in a relevant childcare qualification.

What we are looking for, candidates should have:

  • Have a flexible approach to working
  • Have 3 years experience of working in early years
  • Work well within a team
  • Display a positive and proactive attitude to all aspects of school life
  • Display initiative and ability to work independently
  • Be enthusiastic and dynamic
  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment
  • Have a calm and patient manner
  • Be able to adapt activities to engage an interest helping with their participation and inclusion
  • Use praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task

  • Be instrumental in the planning and implementation of the pupils individual learning plan liaising with the Class Teacher, SENDco and other professionals
  • Help to make appropriate resources to support pupils

  • Be willing to undertake additional training as directed by the Headteacher/SENCDco
  • Be committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent teaching staff and leadership
  • A school that provides a strong culture of collaboration and support together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike
  • A vibrant and dynamic workplace
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • The chance to network and develop links with colleagues within the trust

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 Springhill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01543 225620

Springhill Primary Academy is a one-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years old which converted to an academy in September 2014. We are a very friendly school where children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full. We aim to provide a calm and happy atmosphere and set high standards of respect, courtesy, hard work and achievement for all children and adults.
We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.
Potential candidates should have an NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) in a relevant childcare qualification.

Arranging a visit to Springhill Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@springhillacademy.co.uk.

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