Vacancies

Teaching Assistant Vacancies

The Federation of Crigglestone and The Castle Nursery Schools are Curiosity Approach settings. We have high aspirations for all of our children.  We provide children with safe, secure and nurturing environments which enable them to become ‘thinkers and doers’ of the future.  We aim to spark curiosity, awe, wonder and a love of learning for all of our children, giving them the firm foundations to develop as successful lifelong learners. 

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated Early Years team.

 

What we are looking for:

 

  • Qualified early years practitioners with an approved Level 3 or above qualification
  • Previous experience of working in Early Years is essential
  • Knowledge of the Curiosity Approach is desirable but not essential
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A thorough understanding of good Early Years practice, with the passion and enthusiasm to ensure that all children make the best possible progress in a stimulating and nurturing environment.
  • A team player

 

The role will involve:

 

  • Taking responsibility for the observation and monitoring of the needs of their key children.
  • Thinking educationally & creatively to provide a full range of stimulating activities to develop their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development, in line with The Curiosity Approach.
  • Working as part of a dynamic team providing support for all the children in the setting. 
  • Facilitating and enabling the children by providing appropriate levels of support and interaction in their self-chosen play.
  • Prioritising the health, welfare and the safety of the children.
  • Engaging in regular continuous professional development, linked to school development priorities

 

The successful applicants will join a caring and committed federation staff team who create an inclusive, happy and successful learning environment for our children.

 

Every child and adult is valued at our school, and we provide good opportunities for CPD.



The positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure check, completion of a medical check and references will be sought. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.



These are federation Teaching Assistant posts, so will be based at either school depending on the numbers of children and level of need.

 

Application forms can be sent to: Crigglestone Nursery School, High Street, Crigglestone, WF4 3EB or emailed to kquinn@crigglestonecastle.wakefield.sch.uk

 

The successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and provide criminal conviction information.

 

Visits to either of our schools will be warmly welcomed.  Please contact us to arrange a visit. 

 

This post is 31.25 hours per week. A job share would be considered for the right candidates.

08:45 to 15:30 Mon-Fri, Permanent, Term Time Only

 

Pay Range: £23,500 - £23,893 (Full Time Equivalent, Actual Salary £16,596 - £16,873 Pay Award Pending).  Starting pay depends on experience.

 

Start DateTo be negotiated

 

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June 2024 at 12:00pm

 

Interviews: Week Commencing 10th June 2024

Application Form and Job Description

NameFormat
Files
WMDC Application Form.doc .doc

Vacancies

Teaching Assistant Vacancies

The Federation of Crigglestone and The Castle Nursery Schools are Curiosity Approach settings. We have high aspirations for all of our children.  We provide children with safe, secure and nurturing environments which enable them to become ‘thinkers and doers’ of the future.  We aim to spark curiosity, awe, wonder and a love of learning for all of our children, giving them the firm foundations to develop as successful lifelong learners. 

 

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated Early Years team.

 

What we are looking for:

 

  • Qualified early years practitioners with an approved Level 3 or above qualification
  • Previous experience of working in Early Years is essential
  • Knowledge of the Curiosity Approach is desirable but not essential
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A thorough understanding of good Early Years practice, with the passion and enthusiasm to ensure that all children make the best possible progress in a stimulating and nurturing environment.
  • A team player

 

The role will involve:

 

  • Taking responsibility for the observation and monitoring of the needs of their key children.
  • Thinking educationally & creatively to provide a full range of stimulating activities to develop their physical, intellectual, emotional and social development, in line with The Curiosity Approach.
  • Working as part of a dynamic team providing support for all the children in the setting. 
  • Facilitating and enabling the children by providing appropriate levels of support and interaction in their self-chosen play.
  • Prioritising the health, welfare and the safety of the children.
  • Engaging in regular continuous professional development, linked to school development priorities

 

The successful applicants will join a caring and committed federation staff team who create an inclusive, happy and successful learning environment for our children.

 

Every child and adult is valued at our school, and we provide good opportunities for CPD.



The positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure check, completion of a medical check and references will be sought. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.



These are federation Teaching Assistant posts, so will be based at either school depending on the numbers of children and level of need.

 

Application forms can be sent to: Crigglestone Nursery School, High Street, Crigglestone, WF4 3EB or emailed to kquinn@crigglestonecastle.wakefield.sch.uk

 

The successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and provide criminal conviction information.

 

Visits to either of our schools will be warmly welcomed.  Please contact us to arrange a visit. 

 

This post is 31.25 hours per week. A job share would be considered for the right candidates.

08:45 to 15:30 Mon-Fri, Permanent, Term Time Only

 

Pay Range: £23,500 - £23,893 (Full Time Equivalent, Actual Salary £16,596 - £16,873 Pay Award Pending).  Starting pay depends on experience.

 

Start DateTo be negotiated

 

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June 2024 at 12:00pm

 

Interviews: Week Commencing 10th June 2024

Application Form and Job Description

NameFormat
Files
WMDC Application Form.doc .doc