Early Years Assistant – the Voyager Nursery

Academy: The Voyager Nursery

Type of Contract: Part time, Fixed Term Contract to 22 July 2019 (with a potential to be permanent).

Hours: 37 hours per week (between the hours of 07:50-18:10 Monday to Friday), term time plus 1 week

Salary: £14,641.84 per annum (FTE £17,173) Scale 2

Closing date: 9am on 25 March 2019
Interview date: 28 March 2019
Start date: ASAP

About Us

Thomas Deacon Education Trust (TDET) is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands. As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be.

Our moral purpose is defined through our commitment to see every member of the learning community achieve their full potential. As a Trust, however, we recognise the importance and individuality of the local context of each of our schools and encourage diversity of practice whilst retaining a collective sense of unity in our purpose.

Our core values of Trust; Diversity; Excellence and Transformation underpin all aspects of student and staff life in our academies and gives us a platform to offer innovative and efficient business services.
We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.

The Voyager Nursery
The Voyager Nursery is a 53 place Early Years setting offering integrated education and care to children aged from Birth to 5 years. We strive to provide every child within the nursery with an opportunity to grow and develop.

“Younger children love to explore and find toys that interest them. They show impressive levels of concentration and are well supported by staff, who know just when to intervene in their play”

“Children are busy, active learners who enjoy their time at nursery”
Ofsted April 2017.

The Role

The Voyager Nursery are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and energetic Early Years Assistant to support the senior Nursery staff in providing a high standard of educational, physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care to all children within the Nursery/Room. The successful candidate will support with planning the work programme and delivering this to the children of the allocated room whilst ensuring the welfare and safety of each child is monitored. The role will also involve developing strategies for children with additional needs, whilst encouraging and promoting inclusivity for all children.

To be successful in this role there is a requirement to hold an NVQ Level 3 in Early Years and have over 1 years’ experience working with children. There must be an understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and of the role of the adult in supporting children’s learning and development. Teamwork and communication are vital skills required day to day, along with the ability to be flexible and adaptable to suit the needs of the Nursery.

What we can offer you:
• Excellent working facilities in a modern and inspirational environment.
• Opportunity to work with a dedicated and committed team of professionals.
• Excellent salary package.
• Outstanding professional development and a high quality induction programme.
• Fantastic training/development/CPD opportunities in a friendly supportive environment.
• Opportunity for progression across Thomas Deacon Education Trust.
• Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
• Fantastic onsite Nursery with competitive prices.
• Enthusiastic and supportive Leadership Team.
• Local Government Pension Scheme.

Please contact the HR Team on 01733 426063 or email hrteam@tdet.education for further information or to arrange a visit.

TD Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Monday 25 March 2019
School name
Queen Katharine Academy
Mr Scott Hudson
DfE school no.
Mountsteven Avenue Walton Peterborough
01733 383888
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