Are you an enthusiastic, hard working individual interested in a career working with children?
Cuddington Croft Primary School is looking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic and creative member of staff to join the Early Years team, supporting children in our Nursery and Reception Classes.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual who is passionate about supporting the development of children as they begin their learning journey in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) at our school. The successful candidate will support the Class Teacher and Teaching Assistant in caring for the children in the class during their learning and play, help provide care and assistance with day to day activities, and play a key role in supporting all children to be happy, successful learners during their time in school.
We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at and welcome applications from individuals who are looking for hands on, practical experience working with young children. This is the perfect opportunity for somebody who is looking to begin a career working with children, in early years education or a similar role such as health or social care. This role would ideally suit a gap year student or an individual looking to gain experience prior to beginning a further education course.
About Cuddington Croft Primary School:
Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located at Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.
What we are looking for:
Be willing to take a proactive, hands on approach to assisting children with their learning and personal needs during the school day
Actively participate in a range of learning activities- both indoors and out- acting as a role model to the children and encouraging learning through play
Be proactive and able to use initiative, as well as follow direction from other members of staff
Be ‘hands on’ and willing to support children with learning, play and self care
Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
Be, kind, caring and genuinely passionate about children’s’ learning and welfare.
We can offer you:
A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.
An exciting opportunity to assist in the educational progression of young children.
A supportive team environment and an opportunity to grow and progress, working alongside experienced and skilled professionals
Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
Start date: 1st September 2021
Contract type: Fixed term 1 year
Working hours: 8:30am – 3:10pm, Monday – Friday
Pay Grade: Associate:1 £17,457
Pro rata salary: £12,737 based on 30.85 hours per week, 38.6 weeks per year
Advert closing date: Sunday 20th June 12pm
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.