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Nursery Teaching Assistant - Part-time

Swingate Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2549-33S
  • Posted:30/06/2022
  • Pay:MPS (NJC) D2 28.75 hours
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:W/C 18th July 2022


Do you have the energy, experience and enthusiasm to join our dynamic Nursery Team?

Do you want to work at a school where you will be highly valued and supported in your role as a Nursery Assistant?

We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant with commitment and drive to work closely with staff to provide positive learning experiences within a Nursery setting.

The post is for Monday to Friday for 28.75 hours per week term time only.  A permanent post to start in September

We expect the successful candidate to:

  • Be able to support in the delivery of high quality learning experiences for all pupils;

* Be qualified to NVQ level 3 Diploma for Teaching and Learning in School, or the

equivalent Nursery qualifications.

  • Have high expectations of learning and behaviour and inspire and motivate our children;
  • Be supportive, nurturing and understanding with high expectations.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both orally and written.
  • Work well as part of a team.


The role may include providing pupil supervision cover for some break and lunch duties.

Visits to the school are encouraged and should be arranged through the school Business Manager, Liz Stamp. Stame019@swingate.medway.sch.uk

Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022

Interview date: W/C 18th  July 2022

Flexible start date Term 6 or September 2022

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

We are a brilliant, large three-form entry (including a Nursery), inclusive, successful school with extensive woodland grounds and friendly staff. We aim to inspire our children to Believe, Learn and Achieve. Our curriculum is child-centred, creative and progressive.

We have Forest School and an impressive sporting profile. We are a Jigsaw Flagship school and staff and pupil well-being is valued and promoted. Swingate has a strong leadership team that welcomes and encourages children and staff to reach their true potential. Check out our Twitter account: @SwingatePrimary.

We offer a fantastic wellbeing package including a pension scheme, carefirst and training and development opportunities

GDPR Summary Notice:

Candidates should understand that when submitting their application form they are giving consent to the following: • All application forms and supporting statements are held on all candidates for six months and are shredded thereafter; • The successful candidate’s application and employment records will be kept for six years after their termination of employment; • Employees details are shared with appropriate third parties such as Teachers’ Pensions, Human Resources, etc.

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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).