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Early Years Learning Support Assistant - Full-time

Hampton Primary School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-2264-209S
  • Posted:24/11/2022
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:09/12/2022 at 17:00
  • Interviews:w/c 12th December 2022


A popular and thriving primary school requires a part-time, experienced Early Years Learning Support Assistant/Key Worker for 2 days (12 hours per week) on a Wednesday and Thursday (term-time only) from 8.45am to 3.15pm less half hour lunch break. This is a temporary post until the end of the academic year, with a view to being extended subject to funding.

Hampton Primary School is looking to employ a flexible, committed and hardworking individual with a firm knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum to work in our outstanding school nursery. In addition, a good understanding of child development and how young children learn is essential.

The successful applicant will need to be patient and caring, and willing to work as part of a team with parents and other practitioners. Candidates will need to have high standards of work ethic in terms of motivation, personal presentation, punctuality and professional standards. They must be able to follow instructions but also work by using their own initiative. They will share responsibility of key children and be responsible for keeping observations, updating the childrens online learning journals in relation to their learning and writing reports for transition.

It is essential that applicants have good literacy/numeracy skills (at least to Level 5 of the National Curriculum) and should hold an NVQ3 or equivalent in child related studies, as well as having experience of working in an Early Years setting.

Hampton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain DBS clearance.

Information about the school

We are a large and successful primary school, which converted to a stand alone Academy in April 2012. We operate under Hampton Collaborative Trust allowing the freedom to grow and develop with our community needs at the forefront of all decisions.

We are an inclusive, caring and constantly improving school with an exceptionally strong collaborative staff team. Our current roll is 670 children with 3 classes per year group, group teaching in KS2 to facilitate smaller class provision, a purpose built on-site nursery and a strong Well-Being Team, FLO, Play Therapist and Emotional Well-Being practitioner to provide the support and nurture for our most vulnerable children.

We are in the process of creating an additional learning environment for identified children typically with EHCPs to support their access to the curriculum as well as supporting their emotional and social development.

Our current SEND is 15% and we are constantly signposted within the local authority for our excellent SEND provision. We are also incredibly excited to be in the process of developing an ASC SRP provision to further support and nurture our SEND children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jacquie Evans, Office Manager
  • Address:Fitzgerald Avenue, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 8NB
  • Telephone: (01227) 372159
  • Email: office@hampton.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01227) 741549


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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.