Nursery Teaching Assistant / Key worker

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
02 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Nursery Teaching Assistant / Key worker

From January 2019, for a fixed period of two terms, Cheltenham College Prep School seeks a Teaching Assistant to join its busy and dynamic Pre–Prep department.  The Teaching Assistant is responsible to the Head of Kingfishers and will assist in the provision of a variety of activities, maintaining the care and safety of pupils.  The Teaching Assistant will be a Key Worker to a group of children in the Nursery.

Kingfishers is very much part of the Prep School, occupying self-contained buildings at the heart of the school campus. Staffed by specialist Early Years teachers, the aim is to provide a stimulating and happy environment in which children can develop intellectually and socially to reach their potential.

Candidates should have experience in EYFS and will be qualified at Level 3 NVQ or higher.  Experience in Foundation Stage 1 would be an advantage.

Salary on College Scale depending on experience.  Hours are full time

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application and covering letter, electronically, to:

Application forms and a full job description can be found on the College website:

Closing date for applications is 12 noon promptly on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. Interviews are planned for the week commencing 12 November 2018.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.