The Willow Kindergarten: Kindergarten Assistant

The Willow Kindergarten, an independent Steiner setting in St Werburghs, Bristol, is looking for a term time only Kindergarten Assistant, starting in September 2021.

Applicants must hold a minimum of Level 3 Early Years Qualification (classed as a full and relevant qualification to work in Early Years, as specified on the Early Years Qualification list from DfE), and have experience of working with young children.  Prior experience or knowledge of Steiner Waldorf Education is beneficial.  Applicants who hold current Paediatric First Aid, Food Hygiene, and Child Protection certificates are preferred, although training can be provided.

We will be offering a 35.5 hours a week, term time only, with hours as follows:

Monday 8.00-13.00 at our Fishponds site

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.00-16.00, Friday 8.00-13.00 and staff meeting Monday 14.00-15.30 – all at our St Werburghs site.

Duties include setting up the room before each session and tidying away afterwards, assisting with activities, and preparing foods for snacktime.

For further details, salary, job description and an application form, please contact Inga Dinham:

Closing date 24th August 2021

Applicants may be invited to interview prior to the closing date.  Should we receive sufficient applications, this advert may close earlier.

Willow Tree Steiner School Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Willow Tree Steiner School Ltd is committed to promoting equality and diversity.

Successful applicants will be enhanced DBS checked.

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Ofsted Reg: EY403389