working with us

vacancIES

Thank you for your interest in working with us. While all applications once received are considered on merit, we particularly welcome applications from people currently under-represented in our school: ethnic minorities, men, LGBT+ or disabled candidates.

We currently have part time vacancies for two mid-day assistants, a teaching assistant and teacher. Posts are applied for online and are advertised on Cheshire West and Chester Recruitment and Jobs Go Public.

EYFS - 13 hours - temporary in the first instance from September 2019

We are looking for someone who:

Is committed to the highest standards of provision and care for our youngest childrenUnderstands and has experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage and the role of adults in supporting young children’s learning and developmentUnderstands the importance of the environment, and learning inside and outdoors in providing outstanding provision for children in the Reception classCan work as a member of an effective teamCommunicates effectively with parents and carers, valuing their role as their child’s first educator

We can offer you:

Great children to work withAn exemplary classroom and outdoor environmentA highly skilled, friendly and supportive teamA state of the art learning environmentA commitment to your own professional development
All applications received will be treated equally and without favour, we do welcome applications from people currently under-represented in school: men, people from the LGBT community and some minority ethnic groups.

Apply online

Closing Date: 28th June 2019

Why Work at Kingsmead?

We offer all our colleagues:-

  • Polite, friendly and motivated children;
  • A friendly and supportive team where you be a valued member of the school staff;
  • A commitment to your training and professional development;
  • A supportive leadership team and governors;
  • Great families who value education.

All posts at Kingsmead involve working with young children and we follow rigorous guidelines for safe recruitment. Applicants are assessed as to their suitability to work with children throughout the application procedure and before they commence their employment with us. All adults in school, whether working as direct employees, contracted staff or as volunteers, can expect that their conduct and suitability to work with children to be routinely monitored and assessed for the duration of their time working with us.

Application Procedure

All posts must be applied for using a CWAC application form which should be returned to admin@kingsmead.cheshire.sch.uk or by post to: Lesley Cocker, School Business Manager, Kingsmead Primary School, Dukes Way, Kingsmead, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 8WA.

Please mark the subject line of your email (or envelope) with the words 'Application for' and the post for which you are applying. Applications should be made on the correct form. We do not accept applications by CV only, if including a CV this must be clearly referenced within your application form to ensure that we have equivalent information from all candidates.

All posts are subject to two references, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer (or for newly qualified applicants, a university or college tutor). References are taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. We do not accept open testimonials in lieu of a reference.

It is the candidate's responsibility to ensure their application arrives on time. Late applications will not be considered. We aim, to reply to every applicant applying for a position with us following shortlisting.