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Pre-school assistant – Level 2

Job information
Salary £9.50 per hour
Organisation Burghill Community Academy
Hours Monday to Friday 12 – 1.30pm (7.5hrs) 2 afternoons (preferably Thursday and Friday) 1.30pm to 3.30pm (4 hrs)
Closing date 3.53 pm on 10 January 2022
Interview date(s) Thursday 13th January 2022

Job details

Organisation – Burghill Community Academy


Salary - £9.50 per hour


Closing date – Monday 10th January 2022

Interviews – Thursday 13th January 2022

Start date – as soon as possible


Regular Hours:  Monday to Friday 12 – 1.30pm (7.5hrs)

                              2 afternoons (preferably Thursday and Friday) 1.30pm to 3.30pm (4 hrs)

  Total 11.5 hours

In addition, there will be opportunities to offer cover during periods of staffing shortages etc.


Burghill Community Academy require a practitioner to support the hardworking and dedicated  pre-school team, whilst ensuring all our wonderful children reach their full potential. Being a great communicator is key. The main role is to support the pre-school during lunchtimes and some afternoons.  Being flexible to help on other days would be desirable. The candidate will liaise particularly closely with the Pre-school Manager and Academy’s Early Years Manager based in the Reception Class.


Essential Criteria

  • Minimum Level 2 Early Years Qualification or equivalent.
  • Computer literate.
  • Experience in a child care setting.
  • Prepared to be involved fully in the pre-school setting and model good play. 

Desirable Criteria

  • Child Protection training.
  • Paediatric First Aid.
  • Knowledge of using Tapestry. 

The school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of every child and as such, appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 

Further information and application details are available on our website or telephone 01432 760240 with any queries.  Completed application forms to be sent to  

Only those selected for Interview will be contacted.

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Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.