Job Description

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a full-time temporary teaching assistant to join our successful, independent, selective day school in rural Leicestershire working with our Reception class and Nursery children initially from April to July 2022.

We are looking for an outstanding Teaching Assistant with the enthusiasm and dedication to support our Reception children, as well as to work in the Nursery on a one to one basis. Joining the Dixie team you may also have the opportunity to work across our Junior School and Nursery site and the position may become permanent in the future.

Applicants should have a Teaching Assistant qualification and previous teaching assistant experience, preferably in an EYFS setting. Experience of working with children with special educational needs would be an advantage.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch, using the email address below, for more information or to arrange a visit to our school.

The school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all candidates, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this role will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being completed and an enhanced DBS clearance. Please note that applicants invited for interview will be required to complete a self-declaration of any criminal records or information which might make them unsuitable to work with children.

Please complete the attached Dixie Application Form (please note that CV applications will not be accepted) which should be sent together with a covering letter addressed to Emma Billington, Headteacher to no later than midday on Friday 25 March. Early applications are encouraged.