Early Birds and Night Owls Assistant

Barnes Farm Infant School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC2928-107 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Scale 2 Points 2-3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 17/03/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Early Birds and Night Owls

Before and After School Club Assistant

Fixed Term Contract

Start: ASAP to22nd July 2021

Scale 2 Points 2-3

27.5 hours per week

38 weeks per year

£18,198 - £18562 pro rata (actual salary £11,725.25 - £11,959.78)

We would like to appoint a confident, proactive and creative individual to work alongside our team in our before and after school club. The ideal person would have some experience of working within a school, play work or childcare setting.

The post is for 27.5 hours per week - 7:30am to 9am and 3pm to 6pm Monday - Friday (term time only including training days). This post will be a fixed term contract until 22nd July 2021.

The role includes supervising the children, ensuring their safety at all times, engaging with them in aspects of play and conversation, setting up activities for children to optionally take part in, meet and greet parents and provide them with feedback on their child's time at the club and food preparation. Having fun in a safe environment!

The successful candidate must be passionate and enthusiastic, able to create a fun and creative working environment for children. A Level 2 or 3 qualification in play work or childcare or willing to work towards this qualification would be an advantage, but not essential. Paediatric first aid and food hygiene qualifications are desirable and the successful candidate must be willing to undertake further essential training.

Due to prospective candidates not being able to have a tour of the school over the holidays, pleaselook at our school's celebration video on the 'Our School' tab of our school website' www.barnesfarminf.essex.sch.uk

Our friendly team will support you and training will be provided.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Robinson (Head of School) on 01245 467474 or admin@barnesfarm-inf.essex.sch.uk

Please apply through Essex Schools Jobs

Closing Date: Midday 17th March 2021


The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

· Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

· Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

· The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As a trust, we welcome applications from colleagues from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from colleagues from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds and people that identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender plus (LGBT+) as these groups are currently underrepresented in our trust.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer

Information about the School

Barnes Farm Infant School is a school for 4 -7 year old children in Chelmsford, Essex. We have a wonderful team of staff, active and informed governors and supportive families who all help the children to be safe and happy and to make exceptional progress. It is our aim to make sure that all members of our school community are supported and feel included and valued.

The children are divided into classes according to age. Children will progress through the National Curriculum on an individual basis with appropriate individual educational plans being provided for children with special educational needs and for gifted and talented pupils.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Mrs Z Farmer
Henniker Gate, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 6QH
Telephone: 01245 467474
Email: admin@barnesfarm-inf.essex.sch.uk

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