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Teaching and Learning Support Assistant 2 year old room (Bentilee Nursery School)

Employer
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0HW
Salary
Level 3 £21,029 pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

Job Details

Teaching and Learning Support Assistant working in our 2 year old room

2.5 days a week Mon 8.30am-4pm, Tuesday 8.30am-4pm  and Wed am 8.15am-11.45am starting Tuesday 9th January 2024 - Temporary until August 31st 2024

Interviews - Thursday 7th December2023

 

The governors are very pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to appoint an excellent Early Years Practitioner to join our successful Nursery school. We are looking at a Level 2 practitioner to work in our 2 yr old room. The job may have extended hours due to a potential maternity leave in the Spring term.

We welcome applicants who

·        have proven experience of working with early years

·        will assist with eating, dressing, toileting and hygiene whilst encouraging independence

·        hold an NVQ level 2 qualification in Child care or equivalent

·        have proven experience of working with SEN children in early years

·        have a clear understanding of the of the EYFS curriculum

·        can support planning and implement inclusive learning activities according to the child’s responses

·        can support the maintenance of positive links between home and school by working with parents as partners and by liaising with other agencies

·        are able to contribute to the assessment of pupils through observation, records and discussions with other team members, parents and the Headteacher

·        are willing to be a co-ordinator in an area of learning and will be active in developing / maintaining this in the learning environment, helping to support other members of staff

·        will actively participate in opportunities for professional development

·        will support in a team approach other adults, including students, parents, governors, external agencies

·        will support the maintenance and development of effective partnership working, all year transition / induction between ourselves and surrounding schools and PVI nursery settings within Treehouse Children’s Centre and others locally

 

The school is committed to safeguarding.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

About Us

  • A school we remain Outstanding by Ofsted (July 2023) at an ungraded inspection. A committed staff team and supportive governing body. A caring and nurturing atmosphere within our family orientated school, where everyone matters.
  • Opportunities for further professional development.     

Key Requirements

  •       hold an NVQ level 2 qualification in Child care have proven experience of working with 2 year olds and EAL children in early years

Skills and Experience

  • have proven experience of working with 2 year olds
  • have a clear understanding of the EYFS curriculum, can support the maintenance of positive links between home and school by working with parents as partners and by liaising with other agencies
  • are able to contribute to the assessment of pupils through observation, records and discussions with other team members, parents and the Head teacher
  • are willing to be a co-ordinator in an EYP area of learning and will be active in developing / maintaining the areas of learning in the EYFS in the learning environment, helping to support and develop other members of staff will actively participate in opportunities for professional development
  • will support in a team approach other adults, including students, parents, governors, external agencies
  • will support the maintenance and development of effective partnership working, all year transition / induction between ourselves and surrounding schools and PVI nursery settings within Treehouse Children’s Centre and others locally

Additional Information

  • The school is committed to safeguarding.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please contact Mrs Sue Ridgway- Office Manager / Juliet Levingstone- Headteacher to make an appointment/apply for an application pack.  Tel 01782 235065.  Email office@bentileenursery.co.uk.  Bentilee Nursery School, Dawlish Drive, ST2 OHW

Company

About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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Telephone
01782 238189
Location
Stoke on Trent City Council
Civic Centre
Glebe Street
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 1HH
United Kingdom

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