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Nursery Practitioner

Longfellow Road, Radstock, Avon, BA3 3XX
Westfield Primary School
Part Time
Salary Grade 3 SCP 7 - £11.59p/h Actual £12,053
10th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
22nd February 2023 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 9 months initially
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1299194

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and friendly nursery practitioner to join our nursery team at Westfield Primary School. The role will be working as a SEND 1:1 Teaching Assistant, 20 hours per week Monday to Friday. 8.45 am – 12.45pm.

The post is initially fixed term until 31st August 2024

The successful candidate will:

  • Support a pupil's learning, either in a group or through 1:1 work. The exact tasks will depend on the learning support needs of the pupil
  • Preferably have some experience of working with SEND children
  • Support pupil's self-esteem, inclusion and behavioural development

The successful candidate will also be fulfilling all aspects of a key worker role, and our children would like them to:

  • Use gentle hands, gentle feet and gentle voices 
  • Sing songs and tell funny stories
  • Help me put on my shoes 
  • Come and play

As part of the EYFS team, you will need experience of the following:

  • Hold a minimum of a level 3 qualification and have experience of working in a nursery setting.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Have experience of working with two year olds and upwards and be able to lead fun and child-centred learning for this age group.
  • Join in with child-initiated play and plan activities and experiences to help the children develop.
  •  Follow school policies.
  • Form positive relationships and communicate effectively with children, staff and parents.
  • Enjoy the unpredictable nature of working with early years children.

Westfield school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to relevant safer recruitment employment and criminal background checks via the disclosure process.

Please read carefully through all the documents attached to this advert, then complete the

"on line" application form and return to the school by email before noon on 21st February 2023.


Safeguarding Statement:

Westfield Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Westfield Primary School

Westfield Primary School

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