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Early Years Learning Assistant

Roundwood Way, Nork, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1EJ
Warren Mead Schools
Part Time
£13,442 - £15,757 (Actual)
24th November 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
3rd December 2021 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: Until 31/08/2022
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1191781

Early Years Learning Assistant

Your Opportunity:

An opportunity has arisen for a Learning Support Assistant to join our passionate and enthusiastic team in Early Years. The successful candidate will support a range of children in Early Years with different needs within the classroom setting. They will be a professional individual who shares our vision of having high aspirations for the children and nurturing a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and be a strong team player.

About Warren Mead Infant and Junior Partnership:

Warren Mead caters for children aged 4-11 years of age with our own Nursery provision on site which caters for children from 3 years of age. Warren Mead has a highly passionate and dedicated team of staff who strive to provide the best education for all our children. We pride ourselves on;

having high aspirations of all our children,

growing considerate young people,

teaching children how to be resilient in the world in which we live,

giving the children plenty of opportunities to be proud of themselves and their peers

Warren Mead Infant and Junior School have historically been separate schools however in more recent years, we have embarked on an exciting new journey for the school where the leadership team lead the two schools as one, serving the same community. Although working out of two buildings, the schools now have a united vision, a joint set of values and a cohesive, progressive curriculum which starts in Nursery and progresses through to Year 6.

What we are looking for:

You will be:

Have grade A to C in GCSE Maths and English.

Have experience of working in an Early Years setting.

Able to stay calm and can demonstrate resilience when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.

Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare, personal and social needs of the child that you are supporting.

Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team, including working closely with parents and outside agencies.

Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve.

Why work at Warren Mead Infant and Junior Partnership:

We provide:

A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.

An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive leadership team.

An exciting opportunity to develop a curriculum to meet the needs of local community.

A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.

An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive team.

Happy, very well-behaved, enthusiastic children.

The details:

Start date: As soon as possible

Pay Scale: GLF Associate 2

Salary: £18,000 - £21,100 (Full time equivalent)

Pro Rata: £13442 - £15757 (actual)

Contract type: Fixed term contract until 31st August 2022

Hours of work: Part time - Monday-Friday 8.30am-3.15pm - 31.25hours weekly, 39 weeks per year.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd December 2021 at 12noon

Interview date: To be confirmed after the shortlisting process 


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Warren Mead Schools

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