Nursery Assistant

Dilkes Academy, South Ockendon

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Job Ref No. ECC2662-231 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: TLW/Band A
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/11/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 27/11/23  

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Nursery Assistant

Thurrock Band TLW/1 Point TLW-4 FTE £22306 - £23,578

31:15 hours per week term time only

Initial Fixed Term Contract for 1 year with possibility for a permanent position

Start date : Immediate Start

A great opportunity has arisen to work in our Nursery providing high quality care and education to the children.

You will have responsibility for all children placed in your care to safeguard and promote the child's welfare. You will need to have excellent team-working skills and communication skills. This role involves listening, questioning, understanding and responding to children and those caring for them.

Nursery Assistant Duties:-

-Deliver a high level of quality childcare whilst maintaining a professional and positive outcome for both children and staff.

-Contribute and be actively involved in the day to day running of the Nursery.

-Reflect upon your practice to ensure a continuous high level of quality childcare.

-Contribute to the monitoring of the standards within the Nursery to maximise the very highest level of childcare.

-Build effective relationships with our parents, children and staff.

We are looking for someone with some experience of working with children and an ability to be flexible to their changing needs. It is desirable, but not essential that the applicant holds an NNEB, BTEC, NVQ 3, equivalent childcare qualifications or be willing to train.

Dilkes Academy is an 'outstanding' school (Ofsted, April 2023). Dilkes Academy offers fantastic professional development opportunities.

You will also be added to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

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

Our pupils are aged 3 – 11, ranging from Nursery to Year 6, and mainly live in the area surrounding the school.

At Dilkes we want our children to be happy, confident and to share a passion for learning. We help them to achieve highly and make outstanding progress.

We value every child and ensure that we foster the individuality of their interests and experiences. Our bespoke curriculum is carefully planned to enable us to teach all the National Curriculum subjects in a creative and inspiring way. We engage children in a range of activities that enable them to develop their knowledge and skills, and equip them for life beyond school.

We are very proud of the achievements of our pupils, and this pride is echoed by the pupils themselves. We strive to continue to build on the outstanding provision that Dilkes Academy offers.

"We strive to ensure high achievement and a happy educational experience for every child."

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mr Rhys Latham
Garron Lane, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 5JQ
Telephone: 01708 852128

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