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Vacancy Position - Nursery Assistant & Midday Assistant

Location

Hamstel Infant School & Nursery, Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4PQ

 

Salary

Salary Range: Level 3, Points 3 to 5 £18,887 to £19,650 pro rata

Part time lunch hour + afternoons only

Hours of Work

20 hours per week, 11.30am to 12.30pm Midday Assistant role, plus 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Nursery Assistant role, term time only plus INSET days

 

Start Date

1st September 2022

 

About the Role

We are looking to appoint a Midday & Nursery Assistant for our large Infant and Nursery school. Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused, caring, inclusive community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate. The successful applicant will hold a relevant level 3 qualification and have a minimum of 2 years' experience of working in a Nursery environment. This position would be ideal for someone looking to enter a school Nursery environment as it would provide invaluable experience of working with children within a school setting. We are an inclusive nurturing school with excellent facilities for Outdoor Learning.

 

The main scope of the Nursery Assistant job will be:

 

To work in partnership with other adults in the Nursery to support social, emotional, educational and welfare needs of nursery / early years children in line with early years goals, codes of practice and school policies and procedures. Duties will include:

  • Shared responsibility for safety, health and welfare of children at all times

  • Following instructions form the Key Worker / Teacher

  • Organising materials and equipment for use within the Nursery

  • Contributing to curriculum development ensuring a stimulating environment

  • Ensuring all children have access to the full curriculum.

The main scope of the Midday job will be:

 

  • To maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct of the pupils during the midday break.

  • To assist children in selecting their meal and sitting in an appropriate place in the Infant hall.

  • To assist children with eating their meal if appropriate.

  • To clear tables when meals are finished and clear up any associated spillages.

  • To enforce the schools’ behaviour expectations for maintaining good order.

  • To administer basic first aid as required.

  • To keep daily records of first aid administered, behaviour and sanctions employed together with any other relevant records that may be needed.

  • To provide pastoral care and guidance.

  • Where necessary and appropriate, to lead games and activities with the children.

  • To alert the Senior Midday Assistant (SMDA) and or the Headteacher of any concerns regarding an individual child or group of children.

  • To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety, safeguarding, welfare and behaviour of pupils.

  • To attend relevant training and meetings as required.

  • To respect confidentiality at all times.

 

Information about the School

At Hamstel Infant School and Nursery there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in an environment that is both happy and safe. Our special motto is ‘We Care…’ and this is fundamental to everyone and everything we do. Our school is an inclusive, caring and vibrant educational learning space that has grown to five forms of entry with a Nursery of 48 full-time equivalent places.

 

We have a fabulous team of committed and enthusiastic staff, all of whom are supported by the excellent resources we have on a spacious site, with well-resourced facilities and the expertise to provide your child with unique opportunities for learning. We have a large team of highly dedicated professionals who are committed to guiding the children’s learning and development to enable them to reach their full potential. Our team uses a whole school nurture approach to guide children with their personal and social skills in order to prepare them for life-long learning.

 

We are a very inclusive school and pride ourselves in treating every child and family as individuals. We encourage all our children to achieve their best and grow into thoughtful, kind and considerate members of the school community and society as a whole. We take great pride in sharing our school’s many achievements and special awards to advance our skills and support others too.

Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022, 12 noon

 

Interviews: Friday 8th July 2022

 

For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

Telephone: 01702 987890

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Application Documents

Support Staff Application Form PDF

Support Staff Application Form WORD

Nursery Assistant Job Description

Nursery Assistant Person Specification

Midday Job Description

Midday Person Specification

 

Application Email

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

Vacancy Position - Midday Assistant

Location

Hamstel Infant School & Nursery, Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4PQ

Salary

Salary Range: Level 3, Points 3 to 5 £18,887 to £19,650 pro rata, actual salary £4,038 to £4,201

 

Hours of work: 11:30am to 1.30pm, 10 hours a week, term time only plus INSET days

 

Start Date

As soon as possible / September 2022

 

About the Role

Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils. To support the development of our team at Hamstel Infant School and Nursery, we are seeking to appoint a Midday Assistant to join us on our ongoing journey for continued school improvement.

 

Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders’ views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate.

 

The main scope of the job will be:

  • To maintain the safety, welfare and good conduct of the pupils during the midday break.

  • To assist children in selecting their meal and sitting in an appropriate place in the Infant hall.

  • To assist children with eating their meal if appropriate.

  • To clear tables when meals are finished and clear up any associated spillages.

  • To enforce the schools’ behaviour expectations for maintaining good order.

  • To administer basic first aid as required.

  • To keep daily records of first aid administered, behaviour and sanctions employed together with any other relevant records that may be needed.

  • To provide pastoral care and guidance.

  • Where necessary and appropriate, to lead games and activities with the children.

  • To alert the Senior Midday Assistant (SMDA) and or the Headteacher of any concerns regarding an individual child or group of children.

  • To understand and apply school policies in relation to health, safety, safeguarding, welfare and behaviour of pupils.

  • To attend relevant training and meetings as required.

  • To respect confidentiality at all times.

 

Information about the School

At Hamstel Infant School and Nursery there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in an environment that is both happy and safe. Our special motto is ‘We Care…’ and this is fundamental to everyone and everything we do. Our school is an inclusive, caring and vibrant educational learning space that has grown to five forms of entry with a Nursery of 48 full-time equivalent places.

 

We have a fabulous team of committed and enthusiastic staff, all of whom are supported by the excellent resources we have on a spacious site, with well-resourced facilities and the expertise to provide your child with unique opportunities for learning. We have a large team of highly dedicated professionals who are committed to guiding the children’s learning and development to enable them to reach their full potential. Our team uses a whole school nurture approach to guide children with their personal and social skills in order to prepare them for life-long learning.

 

We are a very inclusive school and pride ourselves in treating every child and family as individuals. We encourage all our children to achieve their best and grow into thoughtful, kind and considerate members of the school community and society as a whole. We take great pride in sharing our school’s many achievements and special awards to advance our skills and support others too

 

Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022, 12 noon

 

Interviews:  Friday 8th July 2022

 

For further details or an application pack, please contact Mrs Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

 

Telephone: 01702 987890

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

Application Documents

Support Staff Application Form WORD

Support Staff Application Form PDF

MDA Job Description

MDA Person Specification

 

 

Application Email

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

Vacancy Position - SEND Teacher (EYFS & Key Stage 1)

Location

Hamstel Infant School & Nursery, Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4PQ

 

Salary

Salary Range: Main Pay Range, according to experience.

Lookinf for someone who has at least 3 years teaching experience, aspiring SENCo

 

Start Date

1st September 2022

 

About the Role

Hamstel Infant School and Nursery aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver an excellent Early Years and Infant education and create memorable opportunities and experiences for our pupils. To support the development of our teaching team at Hamstel Infant School and Nursery, we are seeking to appoint a strong teacher to lead learning alongside our outstanding SENCo, to join us on our ongoing journey for continued school improvement.

 

Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate. We are an inclusive, nurturing school with excellent facilities for Outdoor Learning and an indoor swimming pool. We currently have 2 specialist units within the school to support children with Autism, 1 Nurture Unit and a Speech and Language Base.

 

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, highly organised, professional and flexible and have at least 3 years teaching experience. An aspiring SENCo.

 

The main scope of the job is to:

  • Establish purposeful learning for SEND pupils where diversity is valued and where pupils feel secure and confident.

  • Teach the required or expected knowledge, understanding and skills relevant to the relevant curriculums for all pupils. Plan and teach clearly structured lessons or sequences of work, to lead by example in supporting others in inspiring and motivating pupils.

  • Provide inspirational approaches for learning opportunities to meet the needs of all pupils.

  • Organise and manage teaching and learning time effectively.

  • Organise and manage the physical learning spaces, materials and other resources appropriately, safely and effectively with the help of support staff where applicable.

  • Set high expectations for pupils’ and establish clear frameworks for acceptable behaviours to promote self-control and independence.

  • Provide additional opportunities out of class to consolidate and extend work carried out in the class, encouraging pupils to learn independently.

  • Work collaboratively with specialist teachers and other colleagues.

  • Manage the work of the bases and teaching assistants or other adults to enhance pupils’ learning. Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the EYFS and Primary curriculum.

  • Set challenging learning objectives which are relevant to individual pupils.

  • Plan lessons, and sequences of lessons, showing how pupils' learning will be assessed to inform their next steps in learning.

  • Select and prepare resources, taking account of pupils' interests and backgrounds.

 

Information about the School

At Hamstel Infant School and Nursery there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in an environment that is both happy and safe. Our special motto is ‘We Care…’ and this is fundamental to everyone and everything we do. Our school is an inclusive, caring and vibrant educational learning space that has grown to five forms of entry with a Nursery of 48 full-time equivalent places.

 

We have a fabulous team of committed and enthusiastic staff, all of whom are supported by the excellent resources we have on a spacious site, with well-resourced facilities and the expertise to provide your child with unique opportunities for learning. We have a large team of highly dedicated professionals who are committed to guiding the children’s learning and development to enable them to reach their full potential. Our team uses a whole school nurture approach to guide children with their personal and social skills in order to prepare them for life-long learning.

 

We are a very inclusive school and pride ourselves in treating every child and family as individuals. We encourage all our children to achieve their best and grow into thoughtful, kind and considerate members of the school community and society as a whole. We take great pride in sharing our school’s many achievements and special awards to advance our skills and support others too

 

Closing Date: Friday 1st July 2022 at noon.

 

Interviews: Friday 8th July 2022

 

For further details or an application pack if unable to download the form from the website, please contact Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

 

Telephone: 01702 987890 x310

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

 

Application Documents

Teaching Staff Application Form

SEND Teacher Job Description

SEND Teacher Person Specification

Application Email

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

Vacant Position - Teaching Assistant SEND Temporary

Location

Hamstel Infant School & Nursery, Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4PQ

 

Salary

Salary Range: Level 4, Points 4 to 7 £19,264 to £20,444 pro rata per annum (equates to £12,729 – £13,509 actual salary)

 

Hours of work: 28.33 hours per week, 8.30am to 3.10 pm, with 1 hour unpaid lunch break, term time only plus INSET days

 

Start Date

1st September 2022

 

About the Role

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant (SEND) for a named child with medical needs in our large Infant and Nursery school. This is a temporary appointment to provide support to a named pupil, therefore the contract will extend only until to the time the child is with us. Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused, caring, inclusive community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate. The successful applicant will hold a relevant Level 3 qualification, or be working towards this, and have significant experience of working in a school classroom environment. This position would be ideal for a graduate looking to enter the teaching profession as it would provide invaluable experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs. We are an inclusive nurturing school with excellent facilities for Outdoor Learning and an indoor swimming pool.

 

The main scope of the job will be:

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with the class teacher and other supporting adults.

  • Establish positive relationships with a named supported pupil and the class in general.

  • Assist in the educational and social development of pupils individually or in groups under the direction and guidance of the head teacher, inclusion team and class teachers.

  • Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programmes for named pupil / pupils and help monitor their progress.

  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom.

  • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behaviour.

  • Provide suitable feedback to pupils under the guidance of the teacher.

  • Arrange / provide resources for lessons / activities under the direction of the teacher.

  • Provide support for individual pupils inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities.

  • Work with other professionals, such as speech therapists and occupational therapists, as necessary

  • Assist class teachers with maintaining pupil records.

  • Support pupils with emotional or behavioural problems and help develop their social skills.

  • Attending to pupils’ personal needs including help with social, welfare, medical and health matters including minor first aid.

  • Assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of ISP's

  • Liaise with other staff and provide information about pupils as appropriate.

  • To supervise pupils for limited and specified periods including break times when the post holder should facilitate games and activities.

  • To assist with escorting pupils in educational visits.

  • To respect confidentiality at all times.

  • Attend relevant school meetings as required.

 

Information about the School

At Hamstel Infant School and Nursery there is always a warm welcome awaiting you in an environment that is both happy and safe. Our special motto is ‘We Care…’ and this is fundamental to everyone and everything we do. Our school is an inclusive, caring and vibrant educational learning space that has grown to five forms of entry with a Nursery of 48 full-time equivalent places.

 

We have a fabulous team of committed and enthusiastic staff, all of whom are supported by the excellent resources we have on a spacious site, with well-resourced facilities and the expertise to provide your child with unique opportunities for learning. We have a large team of highly dedicated professionals who are committed to guiding the children’s learning and development to enable them to reach their full potential. Our team uses a whole school nurture approach to guide children with their personal and social skills in order to prepare them for life-long learning.

 

We are a very inclusive school and pride ourselves in treating every child and family as individuals. We encourage all our children to achieve their best and grow into thoughtful, kind and considerate members of the school community and society as a whole. We take great pride in sharing our school’s many achievements and special awards to advance our skills and support others too

 

Closing Date: Midday Friday 8th July 2022

Interviews: Friday 15th July 2022

 

 

For further details or an application pack (if you are unable to download these from the website), please contact Mrs Rebecca Sanderson, HR Manager, Portico Academy Trust, Ronald Hill Grove, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 2JB

 

Telephone: 01702 987890

Email: recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 

Application Documents

Support Staff Application Form

Teaching Assistant SEND Job Description

Teaching Assistant SEND Person Specification

 

Application Email

Email:recruitment@porticoacademytrust.co.uk

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