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Key Worker at The Nest, Wellington Eagles Primary Academy

Oatway Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire, SP9 7FP
Wellington Primary and Wellington Eagles Primary Academies Federation
Part Time
£8,516-£8,706 per annum
9th June 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
30th June 2021 12:00 PM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st September 2021
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1156210

Key Worker

Required for: September 2021

Salary Range: G11-G14 on Support Staff Pay Scale

Full Time Equivalent: £17,289-£17,673 per annum

Actual Salary: £8,516-£8,706 per annum

Working hours: Mon–Thurs 11:30–15:30, Fri 09:30-15:30, 22hours per week, Term Time Only

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen within a purpose built Nursery which is on the site of the Wellington Eagles Primary Academy in Ludgershall. The Nest is registered for up to 28 children between the ages of 2 – 5 years and will be accepting government founded sessions. Our opening times will be 8.30am – 15:30pm daily term time only.

Duties will include: Assisting with the planning of the curriculum; supporting the ethos of The Nest and to create a welcoming and family friendly environment; helping set up for the daily programme and to help tidy away at the end of the session; acting as a keyworker to a group of children liaising closely with carers/parents and ensuring each child’s needs are recognised and met; providing learning opportunities for children, offering an appropriate level of support and stimulation; keeping up to date with observation and record keeping of the children you are a keyworker to; writing a transfer record for each keyworker child when they leave the setting; completing the 2 year old assessment check. The weekly working pattern is Monday-Thursday 11:30-15:30, Friday 09:30-15:30. On accessions you might be required to working across the two sites.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A proven track record of working in a nursery or pre-school setting
  • A good level of education, with at least a grade 4 (C) in English and Maths at either GCSE / ‘O’ Level
  • Must be educated up to NVQ/CACHE Level 2/3
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Some knowledge of Autism and global development delay

If you believe you have the commitment and desire to work in an environment which values all staff as well as setting the highest standards and expectations then please apply using the Trust application form, available with more details from our website.

Closing date for applications is Midday on Wednesday 30th June 2021, interviews will take shortly after.


Safeguarding Statement:

Wellington Primary and Wellington Eagles Primary Academies Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Please note: Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. If previous employment has included working with children then at least one referee must be from this employment regardless of whether this is the current or most recent employment Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

Wellington Primary and Wellington Eagles Primary Academies Federation

Wellington Primary and Wellington Eagles Primary Academies Federation

Part of Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy Trust