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Job Ref No. ECC1001-54S Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: scale 1, point 1
Position Start Date: 05/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 10/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: June 2022  

Job Description

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Responsible to - Headteacher and Mid Day Supervisor

Responsible for - Planning and Organisation of Lunch Time sessions, Monday-Friday 11.45-12.45

including outside activities

- Setting up and clearing away room and garden

- Care and supervision of all children in the lunch group including some children with special educational needs

- Responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children, staff, students and visitors

- Liaison with Headteacher, Office Staff and other members of the nursery

- Liaison with parents

- Maintaining Health and Safety Procedures within the school

- Lifting and moving (light) equipment in the nursery and garden

The above duties may vary to meet the changing demands of the school at the reasonable discretion of the Headteacher following discussion with the postholder.

Person Specification

Good Health

Enjoyment of working with young children


Sense of humour



Ability to work as a member of a team


Ability to be tactful

Experience and knowledge of working with young children



First Aid Qualification

Early Years Training

We can offer you:

• A friendly, supportive and happy work environment

• Innovative and involved staff and children

• An inclusive, caring ethos, that focuses on the child at the heart of the learning

• Wonderful learning spaces both inside and out

• Supportive and engaging families

• A supportive and engaging governing body

• A continued drive towards excellence

• Continued professional development in a community of skilled practitioners

At Woodcroft we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer

Information about the School

Woodcroft Nursery School is a maintained nursery school providing funded educational services for 2-5 year olds. Our dedicated and experienced team comprises of qualified teachers, nursery nurses and nursery practitioners. We have extensive indoor and outdoor facilities including Forest School. We offer a range of extended services including breakfast and after school clubs.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Jo Green
Dorset Avenue
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9UB
Telephone: 01245 473222

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