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Learning Support Practitioner - Nursery (Fixed Term until 31/07/2024) - St Matthew's C of E Primary

St Matthew's Church of England Primary School
St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School, Windmill Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands B66 3LX
Band D 9 - 17 £25,119 - £28,770 (pro-rata £19,687 - £23,132)
Closing date
21 Nov 2023

Job Details

Required for January 2024 (Subject to Satisfactory Clearance Checks)

Level 3 Learning Support Practitioner for Nursery - Fixed term until 31/07/2024 due to funding.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Learning Support Practitioner to join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking EYFS team. You will be in the position of introducing our children to a world away from their parents, possibly for the first time, and so you should be a patient, kind and warm individual

The successful applicant should also:

  • Have a good understanding of the EYFS framework
  • Have high expectations of what children can achieve
  • Be able to inspire, engage and challenge all learners
  • Be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, carers and colleagues
  • Be supportive of our Christian ethos

In return we offer:

  • A multi-faith community of supportive, hardworking staff, governors and parents Enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn An inclusive and nurturing school, committed to developing the potential of all staff and children Opportunities for continued professional development

The successful applicant will also hold a relevant Level 3 qualification or equivalent and have good literacy and numeracy skills.

The Governors and staff of St. Matthew’s Church of England Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children's Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

Application forms can be downloaded from below and are returnable to the Headteacher. Further details are available by emailing the Headteacher:

Please ensure application forms are signed when sending via email 

If you are successful in being shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date 

Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

Hours: 32.5 Hours per week, term time plus inset days, Fixed term position until 31st July 2024 due to funding.

Grade: Band D (scp 9 - 17) £25,119 - £28,770 (pro-rata £19,687 - £23,132)

Location: St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School, Windmill Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands. B66 3LX 

Closing Date: Tuesday 21st November 2023

Interviews: Friday 24th November 2023


Our Vision

Our vision is to make St Matthew's a school that is at the heart of the community; where children and staff strive for excellence, enjoy success and are prepared for the challenges of the 21st century. 

Our Values

  • Faith
  • Respect
  • Learning Together
  • Choices

British Values

At St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School, British values are promoted in so much of what we do, not least through Collective Worship and our Religious Education, Citizenship and PSHE curriculum.  Further information about how we promote the British Values can be found here

Our Aims

At St Matthew's we aim to:

Develop and nurture happy and confident children who take ownership of their learning and are proud of their achievements.
Create a learning environment which is welcoming, supportive and challenging, ensuring that every member of our school community is valued and motivated to succeed.
To build and nurture close parental partnerships where parents are well informed and purposefully involved in their child's learning and in the life of the school.
Provide relevant and exciting learning experiences which inspire and develop enthusiastic lifelong learners. 
Uphold the distinctive Christian ethos of our school whilst celebrating the diversity of our wider community. 

Our Mission Statement

Learning together in the love of God.

Company info
0121 558 1651
Windmill Lane
West Midlands
B66 3LX

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