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Job Ref No. ECC0-14S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: TBC
Position Start Date: 09/01/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 08/12/2023 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning 12th December 2023  

Job Description

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Early Years Assistant

Temporary, part time, term time only.

Required from January 2024.

St John's is a co-educational Independent School for pupils aged between 2 and 16 years. We are proud of our educational provision and offer you the opportunity to join our successful school as a part-time, caring, and enthusiastic Early Years assistant to join our pre-Reception team.

We are looking for an applicant with a genuine passion to nurture and encourage young children. Working well within our friendly and supportive team is essential.

Hours and days of work:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:45am to 1:15pm
  • This is a part time, temporary position from January until July 2024.
  • There may be potential to increase working days as the academic year continues.

You must:

  • Have a full and relevant Level 2 or Level 3 qualification.
  • Have a genuine passion to work with children.
  • Be a positive role model.
  • Have excellentcommunicationskills.
  • Have a strong knowledge of the EYFS.
  • Be willing to change nappies.
  • Previous experience in a school environment would be an advantage.

If you are a fun and dedicated member of staff who has ticked all the above, then we would very much like to hear from you.

We offer:

  • The chance to be part of a supportive and friendly team.
  • Purpose built EYFS classrooms with two outside areas and a Forest School.
  • Fantastic working environment where staff are valued.
  • Term time only position. Our school terms are shorter than those of maintained schools.

If you wish to apply for the role, please complete our application form which can be found on the St John's School website:

We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close the job advert in advance of the deadline if we find the suitable candidate.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Closing date: Friday 8th December 2023

Interviews: Week beginning Tuesday 12th December 2023

Start date: Tuesday 9th January 2024 (subject to completion of all safer recruitment checks and safeguarding training)

Important Safeguarding Information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.To ensure this, ourrecruitmentand selection policy follows both local and national guidance.

All offers of employment are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references, satisfactory online searches, and an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

In compliance with SaferRecruitmentguidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. Please complete an electronic application form.We must have the full contact details of two referees, including their name, address, telephone number and email address. Please note that we will write to the Headteacher for all education references. Incomplete application forms will not be considered.

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 Price
47 - 49 Stock Road, Billericay
Essex, CM12 0AR
Telephone: 01277 623070

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