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Job oppoRtunIties at Warden park primaRy




Nursery Class Teaching Assistant Bank Staff required as the Nursery expands

Pay Scale – Sussex Learning Trust Grade 4 (actual pro rata salary range £12,028 - £13,617)

 An exciting opportunity to join the Warden Park Primary Academy team as the new nursery provision opens in January 2018.  The nursery will open its doors to 2-4 year olds, with daily sessions in the morning (8:45 – 11:45) and afternoon (12:15 – 15:15) with the option to stay for lunch (11:45 – 12:15).  

WPPA is looking for staff to join to the team as bank staff – it is anticipated that additional staff will be needed as the number of children attending the nursery increases.   Initially these positions will require staff to be available on an 'ad hoc' basis.

The successful candidates will:

  • Have a passion for working with children in an EY setting;
  • Have a motivation for improving the lives of all children;
  • Have an optimistic attitude and be flexible to the demands of the job;
  • Demonstrate versatility, tact, commitment and the ability to use initiative;
  • Be patient and listen and value children’s views;
  • Be able to work as part of a team and be expected to contribute to its development;
  • Have the ability to strictly maintain confidentiality.

We can offer  you:

  • The opportunity to be part of an exciting extension to the current excellent provision at Warden Park Primary Academy;
  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture;
  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;
  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

Applicants with previous experience and appropriate qualifications are essential (please see the job description and personal specification associated with this role).

If you are looking for role that will challenge and test your skillset and you would like to apply, please download an application pack below (also available on our school website www.wardenparkprimary.co.uk). Where possible, please email your completed application form to office@wardenparkprimary.co.uk    Visits to our school are highly recommended and most welcome by prior appointment with the school office. If you have any questions, or would like to arrange a tour, please contact the office for assistance either by telephone (01444  451264) or email.

Warden Park Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory reference checks, health check and a DBS clearance.

Closing Date:  N/a - on-going                                             Interview Date: N/a - on-going 


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Job opportunities at Warden Park Secondary



Warden Park Secondary Academy has an exciting opportunity for volunteers to work with a range of learners who have a learning/additional support need and require a reader/scribe during examinations and to support assessment work. Full training to provide this support to their learners will be provided.

Volunteers should have a good academic ability, preferably with previous experience working with young people or within education, and appreciate the importance of confidentiality.

Volunteers will be asked to complete and return a Warden Park Support Staff application form available on our website (www.wardenpark.co.uk) and also provide the names and full contact details (including email addresses) of two professional referees. All successful volunteers will also be subject to a Health Assessment.

Warden Park Secondary Academy is part of the Sussex Learning Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful volunteers will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check as well as other relevant pre-employment checks.

For further information please contact Mandy Bell, Volunteer Co-ordinator in Additional Needs, at Warden Park Secondary Academy by email abell@wardenpark.co.uk or telephone 01444 457881 ext. 280.

teacher tRaining opportunities within Sussex learning trust

Both Warden Park Secondary and Primary Academies are part of the Inspire Teaching Alliance and we are very keen to promote teaching as a career to our local community.  

If you or any of your friends and family are interested in training to teach in a local primary or secondary school that is linked to Warden Park then you may be want to know that The Inspire Teaching School Alliance is recruiting for September 2018 for applicants in a range of subjects/phases.  We are looking for recent graduates, career changers and those wanting to re-start their working career to share their knowledge, skills and experiences with young people in our communities. Contrary to some press reporting, teaching remains a rewarding and fulfilling profession. We are looking for those with the drive and resilience to really make a difference. We will support you with high quality placements in primary and secondary schools in our Inspire Teaching School alliance that is recognised for its excellent outcomes and prospects for employment.

For more information, please visit our website: http://inspiretsa.co.uk/Opportunities/TrainToTeach

If you would like to get in touch. please contact Vanessa Milne: vmilne@stpaulscc.co.uk