Teaching Assistant (Early Years), Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Closing date:

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory SchoolCheltenham, Gloucestershire
Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School seeks to appoint a friendly, approachable, enthusiastic and patient Teaching Assistant to work in Early Years alongside the class teacher/leader.  Candidates should be experienced with, and have a passion for, the Early Years curriculum and have the ability to relate well with young children.

Dean Close Pre-Preparatory School, fondly known as ‘The Squirrels’, is set in 50 acres of parkland, close to the centre of Cheltenham. We are proud to be part of the Dean Close family of schools, providing excellent education for boys and girls from 2 years 9 months to 18 years.

The Pre-Preparatory School is based in a modern, purpose-built building that opened in 2004, with excellent facilities and resources, including integral hall, library, outdoor adventure play areas and our own exciting Forest School. Our pupils are also able to make use of some of the outstanding facilities on the whole School campus, such as the swimming pool, tennis courts and sports' complex.

Terms and Conditions

Full time – 40 hours per week

Term Time – 34 weeks  Term Dates

Fixed Term – One Year

Dean Close School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Application process

For an application form and more information about The Dean Close Foundation please go to www.deanclose.org.uk/vacancies

Completed application forms should be emailed with a covering letter plus a CV to:

HR Manager by email: hr@deanclose.org.uk 

Closing date 22nd May 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 5th June 2019

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