Cherry Orchard, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9AN

01543 263505

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Growing with Jesus




Cherry Orchard,


WS14 9AN

Tel.  01543 263505



2 x Grade 2 Pre-School Assistants– Temporary Contract – Part Time - Term Time only

St Josephs Pre-School are looking to appoint two dedicated, caring and professional early years practitioners to join our friendly and busy team at our Governor led pre-school from 7th January 2019.

The successful applicants will have a relevant Early Years Qualification* and a good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS curriculum and the ability to work with children effectively to support their development and progress.

These are temporary contracts (with a view to permanent positions for the right applicants) for approximately 12.5 hours each between 8.45am and 3.45pm Monday to Friday  initially until July 2019.
The successful applicants must be flexible and happy to work additional hours to cover staff absences, staff training and to cover various additional sessions between 8.45-3.45.

Interviews will include carrying out a short activity with the children and the opportunity to spend some time in Pre-school. Please note these positions are placed within the Pre-School setting and do not offer the opportunity to progress in to the main school.

Applications to be emailed to by Midday Monday 3rd December 2018. (Previous applicants need not apply)
Shortlisting and Interviews from 4th - 7th December 2018.

Application will only be accepted on the correct application forms. Candidates who are shortlisted will be informed by email if possible.

"This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.
Salary: £16,495 - £16,863 pro rata per annum
Scale: Grade 2
Closing Date: Midday Monday 3rd December 2018

Application Form
Person Specification
Notes to Applicants
Rehabilitation of Offenders
Recruitment Monitoring

*To check if your Early Years Qualification relevant to this position please click here