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Early Years Practitioner After School Care - Part-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-248S
  • Posted:08/06/2023
  • Pay: Pro rata £6796.58 FTE £24,605.00 qualified
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:19/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:week commencing 26th June 2023


We have an exciting opportunity to take on the role of Early Years After School Teaching Assistant We run a very popular after school club (The Hive) and our parents are keen to have a similar offering for our youngest children. These are our Nursery and Kindergarten Pre-schoolers. Aged between 2 and 4. We are looking for adults who enjoy working with this age range. Adults who are full of fun and enthusiasm and very practical. We envisage the children having free flow play and eating tea before their parents collect them at 6pm. You will be working closely with our Hive After School Manager.

We believe in providing a rounded education where children can pursue their passions, challenge themselves and enjoy a creative and innovative environment.  We are continually looking for ways to improve our curriculum and facilities, making them more vibrant, inspiring and in step with our ever-changing world.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please call Carol or Sathya in the HR team for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we appoint before the close date, early applications welcomed

Please complete an application form (non-teaching) downloadable from our website, vacancies page Join Us | St Michaels School

Please submit your application form with a covering letter (in MS word or PDF format only) including details of the skills, qualities and experience you have, and why you would like to apply for this position to:

Mrs. Carol Hughes at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk.

Application Deadline: Monday 19th June 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing 26th June 2023

 St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and online digital presence checks if invited to interview

Information about the school

St Michael’s Prep is a co-educational, inclusive school for children aged 2-13 year olds.

We are a school with a welcoming family atmosphere and we value our staff as a body and individually for the brilliant contribution they make. We are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels valued and is able to strive for their vision of success.

We believe in providing a rounded education where children can pursue their passions, challenge themselves and enjoy a creative and innovative curriculum. We are continually looking for ways to improve in step with our ever-changing world. Access to our 100-acre site plays an important role in the pupils’ learning and growth, developing them into mindful and knowledgeable citizens who will care for their environments throughout their lives.

We believe St Michael’s Prep to be a genuinely stimulating, rewarding and very special place to work. There is a lively and purposeful environment and you will be working with highly motivated pupils who are keen to learn. We encourage teachers to show real initiative in the classroom and they are well supported by a friendly and dedicated team of staff.

At St Michael’s Prep School we celebrate all our successes, differences are valued and we have an unbiassed attitude to recruitment and retention. We encourage applications for all our advertised roles from all communities so that our staff body reflects the ambitious, diverse, open, distinctive and spirited pupil body.We hope our website gives you an insight into the vibrant and inspiring place that St Michael’s Prep is and that you are encouraged to apply for one of our roles.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.