EYFS Teaching Assitant- Maternity Leave cover

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About the role

Looking for part time work?  Love working in Early Years? Then we have the job for you!

We are looking for a part time Early Years Practitioner to cover maternity leave to work in our Nursery 8.30am-12.30pm Monday to Friday. The role will include building strong relationships with children and parents, planning activities, providing stimulating environments, providing care and ensuring every single child thrives and develops.

We are looking for someone with the following attributes:-

Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS

Ability to work on own and as part of a team

Approachable and can engage positively with the children

Able to build a good relationship with parents to support their learning, development and wellbeing.

Ability to work on own or as part of a team and use initiative

Creativity, empathetic  & flexible

A professional qualification of the level and standard of N.N.E.B. Diploma or Cache / NVQ Level 3, or working towards one of these. GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above preferred


Garden City Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

The following checks will be necessary prior to any appointment:-

Health Questionnaire, Satisfactory police check as required under the Protection of Children and Young Persons Regulations.

Visits are warmly welcomed, or alternatively please feel free to telephone the school for more information regarding the role.


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Contact details

Lisa Glennon , School Business Manager
Radburn Way Letchworth
Herts SG6 2JZ

Telephone: 01462 621800
Fax: 01462 621802
Email: lglennon@gca.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.gardencityacademy.co.uk