Teaching Assistant in Nursery - Full-time

Finberry Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2061-125S
  • Posted:15/09/2021
  • Pay:KR3 (£18,425 FTE)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:06/10/2021 at 10:00
  • Interviews:wb 1st Nov (subject to references being returned)


Early Birds Nursery at Finberry, part of Finberry Primary School, have a truly fantastic opportunity for a teaching assistant based in the NurseryThis is a great opportunity to join our dynamic team and make a difference to the lives of our youngest children!

Our ideal candidate will also be hard-working, flexible and adaptable with good literacy and numeracy skills. Previous experience of working with young children children is essential as the Nursery provision caters for children from 2 years old.

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

KR3 Pro-rata annual salary approximately £14,085

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

Please visit our Facebook pages and website to give you an excellent idea of what life at Early Birds is 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

Finberry Primary School opened in September 2015 in temporary accommodation in Jemmett Road, Ashford and has since moved into a state of the art building, in the newly developed Finberry Village near Kingswood, Ashford.

Built to serve the needs of a growing community, the school has recently been expanded in a second phase of construction to provide a building that can support a two form entry school of 420 pupils.

The school also hosts a small specialist resource base provision for pupils who have greater difficulty learning as a result of Behavioural, Emotional and Social Needs. The base includes provision for up to 14 pupils. A Nursery is also available to local children, run by the school.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2018 and was judged to be "Good" in all areas; with a positive ethos alongside strong and secure relationships between all staff and pupils being commented on in the report. The staff are working tirelessly to achieve "Outstanding" in their next inspection.

Finberry Primary School is part of The Stour Academy Trust, a highly successful primary only multi-academy trust. Working in a collaborative model, Finberry is part of the Ashford Hub of the Trust, along with Chilmington Green Primary. All Academies in the Trust share the same core values and ethos; to raise standards and address under performance whilst making sure that the children are at the heart of every decision. Through the effective use of Hubs, the Trust’s aim and ambition is to create a network of outstanding schools that thrive through collaboration and interaction.

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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.