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Nursery Class Teaching Assistant X 2 - required from January 2018

AND Nursery Class Teaching Assistant Bank Staff required as the Nursery expands   (this is likely to be April 2018 but not before February 2018)

Pay Scale – Sussex Learning Trust Grade 4 (actual pro rata salary range £12,028 - £13,617)

 An exciting opportunity to join the Warden Park Primary Academy team as the new nursery provision opens in January 2018.  The nursery will open its doors to 2-4 year olds, with daily sessions in the morning (8:45 – 11:45) and afternoon (12:15 – 15:15) with the option to stay for lunch (11:45 – 12:15).  The successful applicants will join the current EYFS team in providing the best possible opportunities for children as the academy extends its age range to 2-11 year olds.  Warden Park Nursery is committed to providing high quality learning for all children and wishes to appoint two teaching assistants to support the children in the nursery class. These posts are for 32.5 hours per week for the 2017-18 academic year and the hours of work will be 8.30am to 3pm.  

WPPA is also looking for staff to join to the team as bank staff – it is anticipated that additional staff will be needed as the number of children attending the nursery increases. 

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a passion for working with children in an EY setting;
  • Have a motivation for improving the lives of all children;
  • Have an optimistic attitude and be flexible to the demands of the job;
  • Demonstrate versatility, tact, commitment and the ability to use initiative;
  • Be patient and listen and value children’s views;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and be expected to contribute to its development;
  • Have the ability to strictly maintain confidentiality.

We can offer  you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting extension to the current excellent provision at Warden Park Primary Academy;
  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture;
  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

Applicants with previous experience and appropriate qualifications are essential (please see the job description and personal specification associated with this role).

If you are looking for role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to apply, please download an application pack below (also available on our school website www.wardenparkprimary.co.uk). Where possible, please email your completed application form to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk    Visits to our school are highly recommended and most welcome by prior appointment with the school office. If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a tour, please contact the office for assistance either by telephone (01444  451264) or email.

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks, health check and a DBS clearance.

Closing Date12 noon on 21st November 2017                                               Interview Date: 24th November 2017

 Nursery Teaching Assistant Job Description & Person Specification

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