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Nursery Assistant Required

03 Jul 2019

Handsworth Primary School                                          
Handsworth Avenue, London E4 9PJ
T: 020 8527 5991             E: school@handsworth.waltham.sch.uk
Headteacher: Jill Augustin
Nursery Assistant Required September 2019

Fixed term contract to 31 August 2020 (with potential to extend, if required by the school)
Scale 3 point 5 – 6 £21,591 – £21,981 per annum (Actual pro-rata £17,046 - £17,354)
32.5 hours per week x 45.6 weeks (part-time/job share considered)

Handsworth Primary School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative Early Years Practitioner to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will primarily support children’s learning and social welfare needs in our nursery setting. We provide a very high standard of care and education for all children and follow the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage framework.

Good communication skills and empathy with children are essential. Applicants must be willing to deal with a wide range of additional needs and be able to show patience, resilience and flexibility to respond to the varying demands of the school day.

Good Numeracy and Literacy skills are essential. It is essential that applicants hold an Early Years Practitioner Level 3, NVQ Level 3 certificate for Teaching Assistants or have equivalent qualifications.

You should:
  • Be an excellent practitioner with high expectations of all pupils
  • Have experience of working 1:1 to support specific needs
  • Be an innovative team player who is positive and proactive with good interpersonal skills
We can offer:
  • An inclusive approach to education where we aim to exceed expectations for all
  • A focused environment where personal qualities are valued highly and the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful
  • The support of a committed Staff and Leadership team
  • Excellent CPD
This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, popular, successful and inclusive school.

For further details please download the job description and person specification below:

Application form
Job Description & Person Specification

or email school@handsworth.waltham.sch.uk  
All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Handsworth Primary School, Handsworth Avenue, Highams Park, London E4 9PJ or emailed to carol.carroll@handsworth.waltham.sch.uk

Closing date: 9.00 Friday 12th July 2019

Handsworth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area; it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.


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