Job Vacancies

We currently have two job vacancies:

Early Years Practitioner

1:1 Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Please see below for further details.

Early Years Practitioner - Grade 3

Working 20 hours per week, term time

Fixed Term Contract to 31st August 2018, in the first instance.

 

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Early Years Practitioner to join our small, friendly and happy pre-school and out of school club team.

This position will commence in January 2018 and is for 20 hours a week, on a term time only basis, with a willingness to work additional hours if necessary.

We are a new setting with rapidly increasing numbers. As such, there may be the possibility to extend these hours in the future.

The setting is open from 7.45am – 5.30pm, offering pre-school provision for 3-4 year olds and a breakfast and after school club for children aged 3-11.

The post is predominantly based within the pre-school but may include working within the out of school provision.

The successful candidate would

  • Love working with children
  • Believe in a child centred approach to learning
  • Hold a minimum level 2 full and relevant early years qualification (see attached documents for further details of appropriate qualifications)
  • Have experience of observing, planning and delivering the early years curriculum
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn and how to support this
  • Have a flexible approach to work and a good sense of humour
  • Have a good understanding of safeguarding
  • Work well as part of a team

It would be an advantage for those applying to have experience working with children with speech and language needs.

To view the full Person Specification and Job Description please click here

Visits to the pre-school are actively encouraged. We are holding visits on Tuesday 21st November at 4.30pm and Friday 24th November at 10am.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th November at noon

Interviews will be held on Monday 4th December

 

Further information and applications can be found by CLICKING HERE

If you are unable to apply online please contact the school office and we will arrange for you to collect paper copies of the job description, person specification and application form.

This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and a Children’s Barred List check.

Wigan Council and the School Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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One to One Teaching Assistant - Level 2

Grade 3 – Temporary until 31st August 2018, in the first instance

 

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated Level 2 Teaching Assistant to provide support on a 1:1 basis and with small groups within KS1. The successful candidate must be willing to build constructive, supportive relationships with pupils, teachers and carers.

 

The position will commence in January 2018 and is for 30 hours per week, on a term time only basis. The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8.45 – 3.15, with 30 minutes for lunch. The post is temporary and is dependent upon SEND funding.

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Want to make a difference to children’s lives
  • Support and cater for the needs of each individual child
  • Have an understanding of the needs of children
  • Be aware of behaviour strategies and be confident in implementing them
  • Follow Individual Education / Behaviour plans
  • Provide support for the class teacher and children
  • Work closely with staff, parents and outside agencies
  • Essential Qualifications
  •  Level 2 or equivalent qualification
  • Basic literacy and numeracy qualifications

 

  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working with or caring for children
  • Experience of working in a relevant classroom/service environment
  • Experience of supporting pupils with special needs

It would be a distinct advantage for applicants to have previous experience working with children or individuals with autism or challenging behaviour.

Visits to school are actively encouraged.

Please call the school office on 01942 204091 to arrange a visit.

Closing Date: Monday 4th December at noon

To view the Person Specification and Job Description please click here

Further information and applications can be found by CLICKING HERE 

Wigan Council and the Governing Body of St Jude’s are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures and a Children’s Barred List check.

If you are unable to apply online please contact the school office and we will arrange for you to collect paper copies of the job description, person specification and application form.

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