Nursery Teaching Assistant, West Sussex

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Ardingly CollegeWest Sussex

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.18 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

Ardingly College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Nursery Teaching Assistant to join their thriving Pre-Prep School. The successful applicant will encourage, support, guide and give practical help to the process of learning.

A minimum NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Early Years Childcare and GCSEs or equivalent in English and Maths at   grade C or above, with experience of working with young children is required.   

Candidates should be self-motivated, have the ability to work well in a team, and be a good communicator.

We are looking for someone with a warm and welcoming smile, who is able to inspire the children and make every   child feel special. The ability to join in with the children no matter how silly the task and have fun and laughter in the workplace is also important. 

The role is part-time, working five hours per week, for 35 weeks per year (term-time plus one additional week).   There is a possibility of increased hours available as the year progresses, subject to demand. 

Teaching assistants are required to attend inset training up to three days a year, prior to the start of each term. The salary is based on an hourly rate of £9.18, and the annual salary will be inclusive of 4.2 weeks paid holiday. 

For further information and to apply, please visit 

Closing date: Monday 22nd October 2018, however applications will be considered upon receipt.

Interviews: w/c 5th November 2018. 

Ardingly College is a Member of the Woodard Corporation and an Educational Charity No. 1076456. We are committed to the welfare of children and an Equal Opportunity employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All employees are required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post including enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Ardingly College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 893000
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Ardingly College is an independent co-education school for pupils aged 2 – 18.  Founded in 1858, Ardingly College is a school of over 950 pupils, including those in the Prep and Pre Prep. Located in the beautiful Sussex Weald, Ardingly College a...