Support Assistant Level 2 - Nursery

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/09/2021 10:26
£18,562 - £18,933 per annum (Actual £12,602 - £12,854)
Hours per week:
30 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Archibald First School, Archibald Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1EB.
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
10 Sep
Further Information

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

Archibald First School
Archibald Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 1EB.

Fixed term: 1st October (or sooner if possible) and initially until 31st December 2021.

30 hours per week, term time only plus 1 training day.

Monday 8.30am-3.30pm
Tuesday 8.30am-3.30pm
Wednesday 8.30am-3.30pm
Thursday 8.30am-12.30pm
Friday 8.30am-3.30pm

The governors wish to appoint a creative, talented and innovative Learning Support Assistant with proven experience in Early Years who has a passion for supporting children’s learning to enable them to achieve their full potential.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate their commitment to working as part of a highly successful team, the aim of which is to ensure that all children receive outstanding and inspirational educational experiences, which help them fulfil their potential.

As for all members of staff at Archibald, the successful candidate will actively endorse and deliver the vision of our school, ‘having fun, achieving excellence’, whilst facilitating all children to be successful learners, confident individuals and responsible citizens.
This role will be in our school Nursery and will involve working with a young learner in our Nursery on a 1-1 basis.

We are looking for a skilled and effective practitioner with passion, enthusiasm and energy who:
•Is an excellent learning support assistant!
•Is creative and proactive in their approach to teaching and learning.
•Is flexible and can use their initiative to meet the needs of the children and the demands of the Early Years Unit.
•Is an inclusive practitioner with ambitious standards and high expectations for all pupils.
•Has exceptionally high expectations of themselves and of all the children.
•Has experience of being a key worker.
•Is well organised and highly motivated.
•Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enjoys working in a team.

In return, we offer:
•A supportive Headteacher and Governing Body
•A dedicated staff team
•Happy, enthusiastic children
•High parental engagement
•A vibrant and cohesive school
•An inclusive and supportive working environment
•Collaborative working with the Gosforth Schools’ Trust

Archibald First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be successful against a range of other recruitment checks.

Candidates are encouraged to visit the school by arrangement. To organise a visit, please contact Mrs Rachel Carr on 0191 2851957.

Application forms, person specification, job description and further information are available on the website www.archibaldfirstschool.org.uk.

Emailed applications should be sent to admin@archibald.newcastle.sch.uk. Candidates will be requested to sign in person all documentation if successfully short listed. Postal applications should be sent for the attention of Mrs. R. Turner by 10am on Monday 20th September 2021.

The planned process for recruitment is that following the initial shortlisting, candidates will be invited to spend time (30-45 minutes) within our Nursery followed by an interview.

We would encourage visitors and prospective candidates to take a Lateral Flow Test prior to coming into school.

Archibald First School
Archibald Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

Number on role 300 plus 52 part time nursery

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.