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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


Archbishop Runcie CE (VA) First School, Christon Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1US.

Early Years Support Assistant

N4: £18,795 - £19,945 per annum, pro rata. (Actual: £14,979 - £15,895 per annum).

This is a Voluntary Aided School; the employer will be the Governing body of the School.

Archbishop Runcie Church of England (VA) First School
Christon Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 285 2663

35 hours per week, term time only plus 3 additional training days
7.45am - 3.15pm (Monday - Friday)
Fixed term from 2 September 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter) 2019 - 17 July 2020, initially.

It is an exciting opportunity to work as part of our school team to further advance our rapidly improving school and growing Rising 3s and Nursery provision. It will be an opportunity to play a full part in the continued development of our vision for all our children to become confident, secure, caring individuals who flourish through our creative and engaging curriculum. The post also includes the running of our small breakfast club provision (currently 8-12 pupils).

We are a welcoming church school with happy, well behaved and highly motivated children. We have high expectations of ourselves and the children. Parents are highly supportive of the school. This post is suitable for anyone qualified to Level 3, full and relevant to work with Nursery age children.

The successful candidates will:
* have experience of teaching in EYFS
* be innovative, creative and imaginative
* have a passion for creating an exciting learning environment
* have successful, recent experience of planning, teaching and assessing
* work positively with parents and families
* be willing to participate in all aspects of school life
* have high expectations of children's achievements and behaviour
* be flexible and work collaboratively and successfully as team members

Application forms are available on the school website and returnable in hard paper copy only, to Mrs K Massey by 12 noon on Thursday 22 May 2019. No CVs please.

Longlisted candidates will be allocated a visit to the school, prior to interview, on Thursday 6 June 2019, with some short tasks during the day. Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to undertake a observed task on Monday 10 June and a formal interview on Thursday 13 June.

At Archbishop Runcie CE First School, we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Fixed Term

  22 May 2019