Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled, enthusiastic EYFS Teaching Assistant (Level 2) to join our outstanding Nursery team working with children aged 2 to 4 years. As a committed and inspiring Teaching Assistant, you will be responsible for the academic and emotional development and attainment of some of our youngest enthusiastic children.
We are looking for a highly motivated, passionate person with a minimum Level 2 qualification or equivalent, who has experience of working in early years. The successful candidate will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life and will be committed to supporting children to achieve the very best they can through an engaging, creative curriculum.
Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure your personal application statement demonstrates how your skills match what we are looking for.
What we are looking for
We are looking for a candidate who will be:
• An outstanding early years Teaching Assistant
• In possession of a full Level 2 or above childcare qualification
• Committed to high standards of teaching and learning.
• Excellent communication skills, with proven experience liaising with parents and carers.
• Innovative and inspirational.
• Enthusiastic and committed to a strong belief in teamwork.
• Able challenge and motivate children.
• Committed to working with parents and the wider community.
• Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare.
About Floreat Wandsworth
Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Floreat Wandsworth Primary School our cluster includes the following other schools; The Vale Primary School, Banstead Infant School, Warren Mead Infant and Junior Schools, Cuddington Croft Primary School, Danetree Primary School.
This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.
Join the GLF Schools Community
As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.
Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education
GLF Schools Employment Offer
GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish
• Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
• Flexible working options
• Generous holiday allowance
• Work life and family friendly policies
• Employee wellbeing initiatives
• Access to a staff benefits portal
• Community and collaboration working model
Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.
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. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. 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