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Early Years Assistant (St John the Evangelist catholic Academy)

St John the Evangelist Catholic Academy
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£15858 - £16500 actual salary
Closing date
24 Nov 2023

St John the Evangelist Catholic Academy

Early Years Assistant

30 Hours per week Term Time

Fixed Term




Early Years Assistant to start January 2024

(Initially a fixed term position until July 2024 with the

possibility of becoming a permanent position)



The Academy Committee of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Academy wish to appoint an Early Years Assistant for 30hrs per week to work within our Nursery class.  (Actual salary £15858 - £16500).


St. John’s is part of the Newman Catholic Collegiate. The Governors are seeking to appoint a hardworking and committed Early Years Assistant to join our enthusiastic team who will:


  • Be committed to actively upholding the catholic ethos of our school
  • Have experience of working with children in EYFS
  • This post may be suitable for people with private day nursery experience
  • Under the direction and supervision of the teacher, assist in the delivery of activities enhancing children’s social and educational development
  • Be able to support a child/ group of children making adjustments to the curriculum
  • Assist in setting up and clearing away of displays and activities, including ensuring the materials and equipment are safe and clean
  • Attend to children’s personal needs including assisting children at meal time
  • Have good communication skills at all levels
  • Exchange information with parents/carers
  • Assist other staff with the assessment procedures to ensure children’s progress is satisfactory
  • Update children’s records
  • Have high expectations of pupil achievement, attainment and behaviour
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Be a strong team player
  • Relevant qualifications/experience or training (GCSE Maths and English)
  • Any other duties appropriate to the post.

We can offer you:

  • A friendly, welcoming community, which values everyone
  • A positive climate in which you can develop new ideas and initiatives
  • Support from an enthusiastic team
  • Happy, enthusiastic, well-behaved children who are keen to learn
  • Very supportive staff, parents and governors
  • A commitment to your on-going professional development.



St. John the Evangelist Catholic Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau. To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:


Candidates are welcome to visit the school by prior arrangement. Application packs are available from Mrs S Walklet, Academy Manager or telephone 01782 987200 and also on the school’s Website:


For further information about this post, or to arrange a school visit, please contact

Mrs H Rigby, Principal.


Closing date for applications: Friday 24th November 12 noon

Shortlisting and Interviews: Week commencing 27th November


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