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Early Years Assistant (Full Time - Term Time Plus INSET) - Term Time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-168S
  • Posted:12/01/2022
  • Pay:£15230.30 - £17784.38 depending on qualifications
  • Start Date:19.04.2022
  • App Close Date:24/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week commencing 31.01.2022

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                                                  EARLY YEARS ASSISTANT

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 many specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Are you looking for a new and exciting 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’. You will also take initiative when you see that tasks need to be completed, as well as helping to serve snacks and lunches.

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 only).  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. 

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please call Kim or Manj in the HR team for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying.

 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: 24th January 2022 at 9am

Interview Date: Week commencing 31st 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 465 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 only). 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).