Pre-School Assistant 

Little Chestnuts Pre-school at Woodmancote School is looking to appoint an outstanding Pre-school Assistant to join our friendly team, covering maternity leave. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a supportive, energetic, friendly school that prides itself on inclusivity and reflective practice.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a genuine love of working with young children
  • Be an outstanding practitioner with a proven track record in pre-school
  • Have experience working in EYFS
  • Have at least a Level 2 Early Years qualification, or equivalent
  • Have an understanding of the assessment and record keeping needs of an early years setting
  • Be warm and approachable in order to work alongside families effectively to ensure children settle into education
  • Make learning fun, challenging and inspiring
  • Be proactive in addressing areas of weakness through CPD.
  • Have great interpersonal skills in order to contribute to the team spirit at the preschool.

We can promise

  • Supportive and friendly staff
  • New accommodation that enables each practitioner to deliver high quality teaching and learning
  • A supportive, yet challenging Governing Body that cares about staff welfare, pupil progress and the schools place within the community.
  • Parents who support education and are actively engaged with their child’s learning
  • A diverse range of children with different abilities and needs.

See the Pre-school assistant – job description and Pre-school assistant – person spec

The successful candidate would be required to work every day, 8.30am – 1.30pm, plus 1.75 hours each week for meetings. There would also be a temporary requirement to work until 3.15pm 2 days per week.

The appointment is initially for a fixed term period, to cover maternity leave but, could potentially be extended for the successful candidate.

All applications must be made by using the Gloucestershire County Council Application Form.

Completed applications should be posted to the address above for the attention of the School Business Manager, or emailed to sbm@woodmancote.gloucs.sch.uk.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

All applications must be received by 12.00 Noon on Monday 30th September 2019

Applications after this time will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

Interview date: TBC

Start date: 4th November 2019

Hours:  26.75 hours per week, term time only plus INSET days. (Plus temporary addition of 2 hours per week)

Grade 3 (pts 4-6) £18,426 – £19,171 pa pro rata

Woodmancote School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Midday Supervisor

Woodmancote School is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and well organised Midday Supervisor. You will need to be passionate about providing stimulating, age related play opportunities for our children and be able to work well within a team.

Grade C

Working hours: every day 12.15 – 1.15pm 

All applications must be made by using the Gloucestershire County Council Application Form.

Completed applications should be posted to the address above for the attention of the School Business Manager, or emailed to sbm@woodmancote.gloucs.sch.uk.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Start Date: asap

Woodmancote School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.