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Ref 182116
Number of Posts 1
Grade Grade 4 SCP 4-6.
Salary £18933 to £ 20698 
Term Part-time.
Perm / FTC Fixed Term Contract.
Required (September 1 2022 to August 31 2022) .
Hours 30 hours a week.
Closing Date 04/07/2022.
Location
Caton St Paul's Church Of England Primary School, Moorside Road, Brookhouse, Lancaster, LA2 9PJ (169 on roll)

Tel: 01524 770241
School website: www.catonstpauls.com
Summary
The Governors at Caton St. Paul's CE Primary School are looking for an excellent, dedicated and motivated L2 Teaching Assistant to work in our ever-expanding Pre-school which opened in September 2021. After a successful first year, we are now in the position to appoint someone to work every day alongside our Pre-school lead to continue to provide excellent provision for our growing number of children.

Caton St Paul's is a medium-sized school with 169 on roll, situated in the Lune Valley. Our team of dedicated staff ensure that our children receive an inspirational education based around our mission statement: One family, belonging, believing and learning together.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of continuing to develop our Pre-school to build on the success of our first year.  We are looking for someone with strong experience of working in a Pre-school/Nursery, an understanding of the EYFS curriculum and experience of working closely with other team members.

Essential criteria: An excellent, inspiring and creative practitioner who can be part of a team that are dedicated to providing the best experience for our youngest children

An ambitious person who will care for our children, their learning and well-being

A positive role model who will lead by example and form positive relationships within a team and to bring out the best in others.

Someone with strong experience of working within a Pre-school/Early years setting
NVQ L2 qualification or equivalent.

We offer: The chance to be a key component in the Pre-school team as we continue to develop and expand

  • A vibrant, positive atmosphere throughout school
  • A popular, successful school with the continued support of Governors and parents
  • A shared commitment to providing the best possible education and experiences for our children
  • An experienced, dedicated staff and opportunities for continued professional development.

    Closing date: Monday 4 July
    Interview date: TBC

    This position is part time, term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent and will be Pro-rata.

  • 30 hours will be Mon-Fri 8:45 - 11:45am and 12:15 - 3:15pm
  • If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis. Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request.

    Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application. Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.
  • Essential Qualifications
  • NVQ L2 or equivalent



  • Desirable Qualifications
  • GCSE Maths and Englsih C or equivalent


  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working in a Pre-school or nursery with 3/4 year olds
  • Experience of planning for and assesing children using learning jouorneys or equivalent
  • Equal Opportunities statement
    An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community
    Rehabilitation
    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Applications and further details are available from/returnable to

    Address: Return forms to the Headteacher at the School head@stpauls.lancs.sch.uk
    Positive about Disabled People 

    The County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all people in terms of recruitment, selection and employment, and is a Disability Confident employer, which means that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification will be interviewed. However, commitment to this standard is on an individual school basis and, therefore, if you are applying for a position within a school, you will need to check with the school whether they have made the decision to comply with this standard.

    Disability Confident employer Lancashire County Council

    Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the 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.