Menston Primary School

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Vacancies

Teaching Assistant in the Early Years Foundation Key Stage (EYFS), in the first instance

32.5 hours per week, Term Time Only

Band 5, SCP 4 – 6

To start September 2024

There is an opportunity to work as a Teaching Assistant at Menston Primary School. Experience of working as a Teaching Assistant is desirable and we are particularly interested in candidates with experience of working in a primary school/early years setting with children in EYFS.  The successful candidate will be required to work as a Teaching Assistant in EYFS in the first instance, but may be required to work across the whole school. The working hours for this post are 8:30am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday, in the first instance. However, the year group and actual working pattern may change due to business needs. You will need to be committed to developing inclusion, have experience of working with young children and have a calm, positive and confident manner. This post includes an element of lunchtime supervision.

The successful candidate will need to:

For the right candidate, we can offer:

We recommend candidates take a tour of our website at https://menstonprimary.co.uk/

If you have the skills and ambition to join our team, we would love to hear from you. In your personal statement we are looking for you to highlight how you would be looking to make a positive contribution to our school.

An application pack is available at https://prospectsonline.co.uk/job/7643-teaching-assistant-eyfs

Note:  we are unable to accept CVs.

If you have any questions about the vacancy, please email recruitment@menstonprimary.co.uk..

Closing Date for the post: 9am on Wednesday 5 June 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by Friday 7 June 2024.

Interviews and recruitment tasks will be held in school in the week commencing Monday 10 June 2024.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Playworkers are required at our very popular before and after school Care Club based in Menston Primary School

A variety of permanent, Fixed Term and Casual, term time only Playworkers are required, with July or September 2024 start dates available

All posts are either Band 3 (£11.59-11.79 per hour) or Band 4 (£11.79 to £11.98 per hour) according to qualifications and experience. (Pay award pending)

Our Care Club is a well-established, friendly and caring 75+ place, play based before and after school care facility for Menston Primary School children, with tremendous indoor and outdoor facilities. We have our own dedicated Care Club playrooms and a wide variety of appealing outdoor play spaces. New staff are fully supported with a full induction programme and ongoing training.

We would welcome applications from anyone with an enthusiasm and interest in working with and developing young children. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply so that we gain a wide variety of skills and experience to support and develop our provision.

Some posts are available on a casual basis.  This gives us some flexibility to recruit students from local secondary schools who will be in Y12 and Y13 in September 2024 and for these candidates we are able to accommodate the schools’ 2 week rolling timetables.

A variety of part time positions are available, and candidates should be willing to work at least three morning and/or afternoon sessions per week:

Mornings:   Either 7.15 am, 7.45 am or 8.00 am start, with a finish time of 8.45 am

Afternoons: 3 pm to 5.30 pm or 6.00 pm finish

Actual days and session times and contract start dates will be confirmed with successful candidates upon offer of employment.

The successful candidates will:

We can offer you:

In your personal statement we are looking for you to highlight your particular strengths, interests and relevant experience that would make you suitable for this post and ways in which you think you could make a positive contribution to our Care Club.

We would strongly encourage interested candidates to visit our website at www.menstonprimary.co.uk for more information about our wonderful school.

If you have the skills and ambition to join our team, we would love to hear from you. An application pack is available at https://prospectsonline.co.uk/job/7642-care-club-playworkers

Completed applications must be submitted via www.prospectsonline.co.uk

Note: we are unable to accept CVs

Closing Date for the posts: 9 am on Wednesday 5 June 2024

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 10 June 2024 (Flexibility can be offered to students around exam timetables)

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted for this post.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Lunchtime Supervisor

There is an exciting opportunity to become a Lunchtime Supervisor at Menston Primary School

The hours of work are 11.45 am to 12.45 pm – 5 hours per week, term time only and the hourly rate is £11.59 per hour. Casual posts are also available.

The successful candidates will work as part of our welcoming and friendly team to provide high quality dining and play experiences for all pupils during lunchtime. Menston Primary School is in a beautiful semi-rural setting and has a happy and caring environment.

We would welcome applications from anyone with an enthusiasm and interest in working with and developing young children. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply so that we gain a wide variety of skills and experience to support and develop our lunchtime provision. New staff are fully supported with a full induction programme and ongoing training. In your application you should clearly outline any existing experience of working with children in either a paid or voluntary capacity.

Candidates who prefer to handwrite their application may do so and should either call at the school office or contact us on 01943 873180 to obtain an application pack.

If you would like to know more about the post before making a decision to apply, please contact us on recruitment@menstonprimary.co.uk

Please return your completed application by email to recruitment@menstonprimary.co.uk  or by hand to the school office.

Please note that we are unable to accept CV’s.

We are committed to safeguarding and all posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Menston Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people in our recruitment procedures and in all our work across and beyond school.  The school adheres to statutory guidelines in respect to safe recruitment.  All persons employed by the school, in any capacity, will undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and confirmation of employment is subject to a successful outcome.  All teaching staff members recruited by the school have their eligibility to teach checked with the DfE.

Announcements

We are extremely happy to share with you that Menston Primary School has achieved Silver Award Status for the United Against Bullying Programme.
Our My Happy Mind theme for this half term is ‘Appreciate’. The Appreciate module teaches children to understand why gratitude matters and how we can develop gratitude as a habit. Gratitude is key to wellbeing and resilience and we’re all about making it a habit!

Important Dates

May
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2024
May Half Term
May 25 – Jun 2 all-day
Jun
3
Mon
2024
Teacher Training Day – School Closed to Children
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
Jun
20
Thu
2024
KS2 Sports Day (provisional date which may need to change depending on Y6 – Y7 transition days)
Jun 20 all-day