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Early Years Support Assistant - Term Time

Sheldwich Primary Sch & Little Hedgehogs Pre-Sch, Faversham

  • Ref:KCC886-2246-59S
  • Posted:20/06/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:03/07/2022 at 18:00
  • Interviews:8th July 2022


We are looking to appoint an Early Years Teaching Assistant to work in our Little Hedgehogs Pre-School who is ideally qualified to NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Childcare or is willing to undertake training.

This is a permanent position starting in September 2022.  We are open in term time only and the hours are 8.30am to 3.45pm for four days each week and one day 8.30am to 5.30pm.

You will play an instrumental and proactive role working alongside the established friendly team. A passion for the outdoors would be desirable as we have excellent facilities in the school grounds and surrounding area and we are a Forest School.  You should have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to provide quality feedback for our parents and carers on a daily basis.

The main responsibility will be to provide a high quality of education and learning and ensuring that the children are receiving appropriate stimulation and support. Other responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring health, safety and wellbeing of the children at all times
  • Record keeping and being a Key Worker
  • Forming and promoting positive, caring and trusting relationships with the children and their families
  • To ensure professionalism and confidentiality at all times

We recommend booking a visit to view our school.

Information about the school

Come and join our amazing team!

We offer lots of opportunities to develop and enhance your skills through training and working within our extremely dedicated team of staff and trustees who contribute with enthusiasm and commitment to the life of our school. Our pupils are happy, confident and motivated learners displaying the highest standards of behaviour at all times.

Sheldwich Primary School and Little Hedgehogs Pre-School is an Outstanding (Ofsted July 2018), popular, over subscribed Academy School set in the picturesque village of Sheldwich with 268 pupils. We have well resourced classrooms and excellent facilities which the children benefit from including a dedicated library building, computer suite and external classroom. Our beautiful grounds and extensive outside learning space have enabled us to develop our Forest School.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Sarah Garrett
  • Address:Lees Court Road, Sheldwich, Faversham, Kent, ME13 0LU
  • Telephone: (01795) 532779
  • Email: office@sheldwich.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01795) 532682


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.