Nursery Assistant

Type of Contract: full time, Fixed Term Contract to 24 July 2019 (with a potential to be permanent).

Hours: 35 hours per week (between the hours of 8.15am -3.45pm Monday to Friday), term time only

Salary: FTE £17,711 Scale 2

Closing date: Midday on 27 March 2019
Interview date: 29 March 2019
Start date: ASAP

About Us
Park Lane Nursery is a 104 place Early Years setting offering integrated education and care to children from 3 years old. We strive to provide every child within the nursery with an opportunity to grow and develop.
The Nursery is attached to and very much a part of Park Lane Primary School. Park Lane Primary School and Nursery were judged to be ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2019; the nursery was identified as being particularly strong.
The Nursery is part of Aspire Learning Trust. A trust that truly aspires to give every every child outstanding education and care in its community.

The Role
Park Lane Nursery is 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. 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 or equivalent 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 Aspire Learning Trust.
• Enthusiastic and supportive Leadership Team.
• Local Government Pension Scheme.

Please contact the school office on 01733 203433 or email for further information or to arrange a visit.

Aspire Learning 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.

School website:
Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Wednesday 27 March 2019
School name
Park Lane Primary & Nursery School
Mr Rob Litten
DfE school no.
Park Lane Whittlesey Cambs
01733 203433
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