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Teaching Assistant in Nursery - Term Time

Chilmington Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2093-30S
  • Posted:31/03/2021
  • Pay:KR3 (£18039 FTE)
  • Start Date:September 2021 - subject to DBS being returned
  • App Close Date:16/04/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:4th May - subject to references being returned


Early Birds Nursery at Chilmington Green, part of Chilmington Green Primary School, have a truly fantastic opportunity for a teaching assistant based in the Nursery.

This is a great opportunity to join our dynamic team and be part of our brand new Nursery provision opening in September 2021. This is a rare chance to join a Nursery at the beginning of its journey and play a pivotal role in its success and development. 

Our ideal candidate will be hard-working, flexible and adaptable with good literacy and numeracy skills. Previous experience of working with young children children - the Nursery provision will cater for children from 2 years old therefore a secure knowledge of child development from this age is essential.

33.75 hours week, 38 weeks per year + 5 weeks paid holiday

KR3 Pro-rata annual salary approximately £15,604 gross.

Please note: 30 hours are a standard, permanant role. 3.75 hours are temporary and attached to the nursery postition. These hours will reduce should you move to another year group as directed by the Headteacher.

Unfortunately due to the current Covid-19 restrictions we are not able to invite people in to our site but we have a "sister" nursery at Finberry Primary School which is already operational so you can look at their Facebook pages and website to give you an excellent idea of what life at Chilmington Early Birds will be like. Please also feel free to give us a call to find out more about the Nursery and this role. 

Our school and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that references will be requested prior to interview, at least one reference must be from your most recent employer.

Candidates who are invited for interview will be required to bring with them photo ID (either a valid driving licence or passport)

Information about the school

Chilmington Green Primary School is a new primary school in Ashford that is open in temporary accommodation in Jemmett Road.

The school will move into its new state of the art site on the Chilmington Green development once building works have been completed, this is currently expected to be September 2021.

When fully operational Chilmington Green Primary School will have up to 60 pupils in each year group. It will also operate a nursery which will provide 26 full-time/52 part-time places. The building will host specialist provision for up to 14 primary aged pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. The school has an admission number of 60 per year group with mixed year group classes up to Year 6.

Chilmington Green Primary School is part of The Stour Academy Trust, a highly successful primary only multi-academy trust. Working in a collaborative model, Chilmington will be part of the Ashford Hub of the Trust, joining Finberry Primary School. All Academies in the Trust share the same core values and ethos; raise standards and address under performance whilst making sure that the children are at the heart of every decision.

We can offer all successful applicants: • Full induction process • Excellent career development • Opportunity to move to other schools within the Trust • Ever evolving work-life balance package • Support from a network of experienced staff

Job Contact Information

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.