Nursery Teaching Assistant – Level 2 - Gorsemoor Primary School
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Nursery Teaching Assistant – Level 2
Location: Gorsemoor Primary School
Employer: Staffordshire County Council
Contract type: Temporary, Term-time only
Working Pattern: Standard
Hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: Grade 3 Point 3 – 4 (£18,562 - £18,933 per annum pro rata)
Gorsemoor Primary School are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, reliable and professional Nursery Teaching Assistant to support within our wonderful Nursery setting, from January 2022.
At Gorsemoor, we pride ourselves on placing the children at the centre of all that we do, enabling them to reach their potential in both their academic and personal achievements. As a member of nursery, the successful candidate will be key to ensuring the highest of standards for our pupils, by working alongside the whole team to support inclusion for all pupils’ to achieve academic progress and personal development.
We are proud of our:
- a shared moral commitment to secure the best outcomes for all pupils
- pupils who are engaged, well-behaved and love to learn
- caring, dedicated and knowledgeable team of staff and governors
- high expectations and vision for school improvement
- commitment to continuing professional development
- a warm friendly atmosphere
- a very supportive teaching staff who have a desire to take the school forward
- interested and supportive parents
Your responsibilities will include:
- Deliver rich learning opportunities and exceptional care that helps young children develop in all aspects of their development.
- Plan and provide effective care, teaching and learning that enables children to progress and prepares them for school.
- Safeguard and promote the health, safety and welfare of children.
- Work in partnership with colleagues, parents and/or carers or other professionals to meet the individual needs of the children.
This is a varied role where no two days are the same, it is essential therefore that the successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, have a high level of personal drive, energy and resilience together with relevant experience. The successful candidates will need to respond effectively to changing priorities, be able to use their initiative as well as having excellent organisation. Confidentiality and professionalism are key attributes for this role. Suitable training will be provided to develop specific qualities which will emerge as the successful candidates start the role. Successful candidates will possess good literacy and numeracy skills, the ability to work effectively with pupils and their parents/carers and have a good level of IT skills.
Please take the time to read our Candidate Letter, Recruitment Pack and the Person Specification below. Informal visits to the school are positively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01543 274788.
Additional information and how to apply:
Should you wish to apply for this position, please return your completed application form, along with a cover letter, to email@example.com by the closing date shown below. Successful applicants will be notified via email, if they have been selected for interview.
Closing Date: 5.12.21 at Midday
The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions. Further details regarding this check are available by visiting www.gov.uk/dbs
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.