Hours of work: 25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 year’s continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Midday, Friday 14 May 2021
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Grovelands Community Primary School Acorns Nursery
Dunbar Drive, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW
Phone: 01323 840 062
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Do you have experience with early years aged children and looking for a new challenge?
Will you be able to bring experience and knowledge to assist young pupils at the start of their education journey?
Do you want a role which will allow you to make a difference and help children secure a love for education in the long term?
Grovelands Community Primary School is looking to recruit a nursery assistant to join our Early Years team which support children aged 2 to 5 years old. We want to offer these children the best start to their education so we are looking for candidates who are passionate about working with young children, have experience of supporting children within an early years setting and are ambitious for all children. It is preferable that the successful candidate has a minimum of level 2 or 3 in Childcare and Education or relevant equivalent qualification and a passion for working with the early years. Acorns Nursery is registered to have up to 48 children aged 2-5 daily. We have high expectations of our children and also our staff at Grovelands. Therefore the successful candidate should be prepared to work hard, contribute to the staff team and respond positively to the challenges of day-to-day school and nursery life and the changes that are being implemented within the school community.
In return, we can offer you outstanding support and a commitment to your professional development, a supportive ethos where your contributions will be valued, a friendly team of enthusiastic colleagues and an attractive working environment with excellent facilities, well-behaved children and supportive families.
We would love you to come and visit us to get a better flavour of life at Grovelands. We are hosting visits in adherence with COVID guidance. If you would like more information about the post please email the school office and leave your contact details and the Executive Headteacher will contact you.
Grovelands Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS Enhanced clearance and references.
School office email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for application: Friday 14 May 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 18 May 2021 (am)
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.