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Early Years Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Fairview Community Primary School
  • Salary: D2 – Salary: Point 4-11 £23,114 to £25,979 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Fairview Community Primary School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Part Time/Term Time
  • Hours: 20 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 05/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: FCPS/24/274720

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and Level 3 qualified Early Years practitioner for our school Nursery class from Monday 15th April (a later start date can be negotiated for the right candidate). Hours would be Monday to Wednesday mornings and all day on Thursdays and Fridays (current working pattern, although may change on an annual basis).

As a skilled Early Years Practitioner, you will work as part of our Nursery team to provide a high standard of learning, development and care for our 3 and 4 year olds in Caterpillars class.

Smoe key responsibilities are:

  • Planning and providing a caring and stimulating environment for the children;
  • Observing and assessing children’s development and keeping accurate records;
  • Working as part of a team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education (please refer to DfE guidance if you are unsure whether your qualification is considered full and relevant);
  • Good knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum;
  • Understanding of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children and commitment to child welfare and safety.

Information about our school:

Fairview Community Primary School is a values based learning community, committed to the education of the whole child. We strive to achieve high academic standards for all children and believe this is best achieved through teaching that is engaging, innovative and personalised to individual needs.​ 

We are proud of our inclusive and caring school. We aim to develop values and learning dispositions with the children that will prepare them for an exciting future. Our children are enthusiastic, motivated, independent learners and they are well-rounded and happy.​ 

We have a dedicated team that strives for the very best in everything we do. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality learning experiences.  

We are looking for someone who is:

  • able to motivate and inspire young children of all abilities;
  • well organised, efficient and who has excellent inter-personal skills;
  • caring with a good sense of humour;
  • able to work collaboratively;
  • committed to safeguarding all children.

In return, Fairview offers:

  • very well behaved and motivated children who are willing to learn;
  • the support of a positive and hard-working staff team;
  • a well resourced, vibrant school;
  • a creative curriculum and
  • a range of opportunities for professional development

Visits to Fairview are strongly encouraged; please contact the school to arrange a visit.

Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Interviews:  Week commencing Monday 8th April

How to apply

All applications should be made using the application form attached.  We are unable to accept any CVs sent to us.

Please email completed application forms to trunj001@fairviewprimary.medway.sch.uk for the attention of Julie Trundle.



Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed