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Redlands Primary School

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 09/09/2019 at 12:00

Interview date: 17/09/2019

Contract/Hours: Fixed Term Contract , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade and salary according to qualifications and experience

Hours of Work: 22 hours per week over 4 days fixed term until 31/8/2020 with possibility of a permanent contract at end of fixed term

Location of Role: Classroom

Contact e-mail address: adminoffice@redlands.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

Redlands is a happy, caring and highly successful school, with an excellent reputation in Hampshire and further afield. All staff are committed to ensuring that every child achieves and succeeds to the best of their ability, ‘Leaders and staff are committed to improving pupils’ life chances. They have created a nurturing environment which enables pupils to thrive.’ (Ofsted Nov 2017).

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Early Years Assistant to work in our outstanding Reception unit of forty-five children, spilt into 2 classes.

The successful applicant will:

Ideally have experience of working with children in an early years setting.
Have a good knowledge and understanding of the principles of EYFS and the characteristics of effective learning.
Have high expectations and be a reflective practitioner.
Have good interpersonal and communication skills.
Be able to make a positive contribution to an outstanding team.
Be enthusiastic in motivating all children to reach their full potential whilst providing support and challenge.

We can offer:
The opportunity to work in an outstanding early years setting.
The opportunity to work in a team led by a Hampshire Lead Foundation Stage Practitioner.
Experienced, enthusiastic colleagues, both within the Reception team and in the wider school.
Engaged, motivated and well behaved children.
A commitment to ensuring that all staff are able to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Application Procedure

Pre-application visits are encouraged and we would be delighted to welcome you to Redlands to see our school in action and to discuss the role informally. Dates and times for visits are: Wednesday 4th September at 14:00 or Thursday 5th September at 09:30.  Please contact the school office to arrange your visit, adminoffice@redlands.hants.sch.uk

More information about Redlands can be found on our website: www.redlandshants.com Applications must be made on the Hampshire Support Staff Application form.

Safer Recruitment

Redlands Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Redlands Lane, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 0UD

Telephone: 01329 234012

Website: www.redlandsprimaryhants.com/

Application form