Pre-School Assistant Vacancy
Please note this vacancy is now closed
Due to a recent expansion to our setting, HealthWORKS Newcastle is recruiting a Pre-School Assistant to work to deliver all aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage programme of learning at Lemington Pre-School. We aim to provide the very best learning opportunities for young children by ensuring a range of stimulating experiences and play activities in a secure and friendly atmosphere.
The successful post-holder is required to work as part of a team under the guidance and support of the Pre-School Leader.
The ideal applicant will hold a recognised Level 3 childcare qualification e.g. Children’s Care Learning and Development or NNEB, CACHE. Any additional childcare qualifications would be an advantage.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a childcare setting.
You will have the ability to support young children, who are at a range of development stages and those who may need extra help to learn and to flourish in the pre-school environment.
This post can be physically demanding on some occasions involving working at floor level, lifting children and some long periods standing.
The post holder is expected to encourage all children to explore the outdoor play area garden and so for some of the time you will be working outdoors in varied weather.
DBS clearance (Disclosure and Barring Service) is mandatory.
- 35.5 hours per week, term time only
- Grade 4, Point 8 (£14,852 pro-rata per annum)
- Central base: The Lemington Resource Centre, Lemington, NE15 8RZ
- Fixed Term until 31 July 2017 subject to review
- Completed applications to be received by Midday on Friday 2 December 2016
- Interviews on Tuesday 13 December 2016
Applications by CV will not be considered
Applicants should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion if you have not been contacted to attend an interview by Thursday 8 December 2016.
HealthWORKS Newcastle (HWN) is committed to taking positive and proactive steps to ensure that we provide a safe and caring environment, free from discrimination, for everyone in our community.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
HealthWORKS Newcastle is proud to be a smoke free workforce.