Salary Grade: K
Salary Band: £10,232.19 - £10,858.58 per annum
Location: The Grange Infants School
Contract Type: Term Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 08 December 2019
Interview Date: TBC
Hours: 24 pw (Mon - Thurs 07:20 - 09:00 & 14:40 - 17:45. Fri 07:20 - 09:00 & 14:40 - 16:45)
Start: December 2019
Please Note - Candidates will be interviewed as applications are received. Should a suitable applicant be identified, we may close the vacancy early.
About the Opportunity
Do you have a creative mind? Are you experienced in working with young children? Would you thrive at using your creative ability to enhance children’s learning through play activities? If so, we need you!
We would like your role to be working with children between the ages of 5 and 11, delivering play opportunities that meet the requirements of the School and National Agenda.
GCSE grade C+ or equivalent
- Ideally Level 2 NVQ
Proven experience in creative thinking to engage children/young people
We are need of someone who can assist to deliver the daily play plan which includes the activities and materials planned for need. We would like someone who can encourage participation within that planning, with the children themselves; and fill that planning with the passion to develop the children’s abilities.
As part of this role, we need someone who will be able to confidently carry out daily site checks within the setting, ensure the safety of the children, staff and site visitors. At the end of each session, our successful candidate would then also evaluate and provide input with the team collectively and sometimes individually, so being able to work as part of a team and singularly is important!
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Grange 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.