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Early Years Assistant (Including After School Care) - 30 Hours Pw Term Time Only - Part-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-162S
  • Posted:29/11/2021
  • Pay:£23,087.70 FTE actual salary £13,141.44
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:15/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 10.01.2022

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EARLY YEARS ASSISTANT (INCLUDING EARLY YEARS AFTER SCHOOL CARE) 

St Michael’s Prep School is a co-educational day school with approximately 460 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state-of-the-art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities. 

Are you looking for a new challenge?  Working in our purpose-built Pre-Prep building you will be working as part of a dynamic team providing the best care and the most wonderful play experiences for our Early Years children. We are looking for an organised, creative individual who loves enabling the children to access all areas of learning through play.  The successful candidate will have an interest in how learning builds into success for our children going forward.  Our Pre-Prep staff are committed to giving our children the best start in their education.

You will be expected to help plan and lead activities, working as part of the team and encouraging our Early Years children to ‘have a go’.  Working in our Early Years department, you will set up the after-school facility for our pre-school children to enable them to have fun before being collected at the end of the day. You will be responsible for the safety and welfare of a small group of children in our new after ‘Early Years After School Club’.  You will also take initiative when you see that tasks need to be completed, as well as helping to serve snacks and lunches.

Hours are 12:30pm to 6:30pm term time plus INSET days.

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. Kim d’Albertanson at  recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk 

Application Deadline: 9am Wednesday 15th December 2021

Interview Date: Week commencing 10th January 2022

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.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 460 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 90 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools).  Our early years staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided.  All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times).  Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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).