Pre School Room Assistant - St Joseph's Pre School - Lichfield c/o St Josesph's Catholic Primary Sch

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Lichfield, Staffordshire
£18,198 - £18,562 (pro-rata)
20 Nov 2020
07 Dec 2020
Emma Tonks
Contract Type
Zero Hours
Working Pattern
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Required - January 2021


St Joseph's Pre-School Committee Governing Body

About us:

We are a small non-denominational Governor led Pre-School within the family setting of St Joseph's Catholic Primary School. If you are inspired and committed to working in an Early Years’ setting, within a friendly and welcoming environment, then this post could be the one you have been looking for and we would love to hear from you. 

The successful applicant will hold a relevant Early Years Qualification and have good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum and the ability to work with children effectively to support their development and progress.

The successful applicant must be flexible and happy to work their sessions and any additional hours to cover staff absences, staff training and to cover various additional sessions between 8.45am -3.45pm Monday - Friday.

Interviews will include the opportunity to spend some time in Pre-School (subject to current Coronavirus guidance).

The role:

The Post Holder will:

  • Deliver activities within the current EYFS framework as directed by the Pre-School Supervisor. 
  • Work closely with the Pre-School Supervisor to create an Ofsted "outstanding ready" unit.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and innovation to ensure the promotion of the Pre-School.
  • Support the Pre-School Supervisor with all Pre-School tasks

    St Joseph's Pre-School can offer:

  • A well-equipped and spacious early years’ foundation stage unit
  • An experienced team of practitioners who support each other and work well together
  • Children who are eager and love coming to Pre-School


We are looking for someone who:

  • Is able to inspire our pupils through the early years’ curriculum and our wider school curriculum;
  • Has experience of working with nursery age children
  • Has high standards and expectations in every aspect of school life;
  • Is committed to working as part of our wider early years’ team;
  • Is an inclusive practitioner who firmly believes that all pupils can succeed
  • Is able to communicate effectively with parents/carers, staff and other stakeholders
  • Is committed to continued professional development
  • Is passionate about delivering an outstanding education within budget
  • Is innovative and proactive in promoting and marketing the unit

    Key requirements

    Details of Key Requirements can be found in the Person Specification attached.     

    Applications must be submitted on the correct application form and emailed to

  • Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by e-mail, if possible.

    Salary: £18,198 - £18,562 (pro-rata) - £9.43 per hour

    Scale: Grade 2 SCP 2-3

    Closing Date: 7th December 2020 Midday (may close early subject to number of applications)

    Interviews: 9th December 2020

    Zero hours contract – 10 working hours initially - Term Time Only (45.08 pay weeks)

    Location:  St Joseph’s Pre-School, Cherry Orchard, Lichfield. Staffordshire WS14 9AN

    Telephone:  01543 263505


    "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"

    This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

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