Collyhurst Nursery School & Children's Centre Teaching Assistant - Level 1

  • Salary: Grade 2 £18,698 to £18,887 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 18/08/2022
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

Job details

The school and governors wish to appoint a enthusiastic, highly motivated Teaching Assistant who is committed and passionate about Early Years children and teaching.

We have 1 full time (Term Time only) post - 38 weeks plus 5 additional days.

Actual Term Time Only Salary (£16,029)

We are looking to start the successful candidate as soon as possible, after necessary checks have been completed.

We are looking for staff who have some experience of working in an Early Years setting or with Early Years children and aknowledge of the new EYFS Framework.

Experience of delivering phonics to individual children or small groups would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided.

Only applications submitted on the schools application form will be considered. CV's will not be accepted.

References will be requested prior to interview where possible.

No telephone calls or emails from agencies please

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with Early Years children
  • Will support more senior team members in delivering high quality learning and development moments
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of the EYFS Framework
  • Be happy to work across all of our classrooms (ages 6 months to 5 years)
  • Be someone who works hard to develop children's potential and move them on in learning.
  • Enthuse, motivate and engage children
  • Be committed to high standards and able to assist with the planning, preparation and delivery of sessions
  • Be able to work as part of a team but also have the confidence to work independently when needed.
  • Keep detailed notes on attainment and progress
  • Have excellent communication skills and be committed to building positive relationships with pupils, parents and staff.

In return we can offer you:

  • An excellent opportunity and scope to develop your own teaching skills and to make a contribution to whole school
  • Access to high quality Continuing Professional Development
  • Friendly children and staff

Collyhurst Nursery School is a vibrant inner city maintained nursery school. We can accommodate up to 175 Nursery School aged children across our various rooms.

We have been assessed as "Outstanding" on our last 2 Ofsted Inspections.

We pride ourselves on our positive relationships with our children, parents and staff.

We are a happy and welcoming school and are committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check (DBS)

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to:

Post your application to the school address - Office Manager, Collyhurst Nursery School, Teignmouth Avenue, Collyhurst, Manchester M40 7QD

Please note that CVs and agencies will be ignored

​Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Closing Date: 18 August 2022

Shortlisting: 23/08/2022

Interviews: 29/08/2022

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/1008-67S