Vacancy for 2 Pre-School Assistants

Closing Date: 27th February 2023

St Oswald’s Pre-school, rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED, are looking for creative, enthusiastic staff to join their busy Pre-school team in a dedicated setting within St. Oswald’s Park, Newton Aycliffe.

We are looking for: 

1 x permanent and 1 x maternity cover

35.75 hours per week, Monday to Friday

8.30am – 3.45pm plus two hours planning time on a Monday evening

Term time only with retainer pay during holidays.

Salary Band 1 (i), Scale Point 3-5 (Bar at point 4)

Starting Salary £10.79 per hour (approximately £18,562 pro rata)

The ideal candidates will have previous experience of working with children and hold a Level 3 or higher childcare qualification, with sound knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage.  Previous experience of working in an early years setting and experience of working with SEN children will be beneficial.

St. Oswald’s Pre-School provides care and education during school term time only for children from 2 years of age. 

The successful applicants must apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Application forms can be obtained by telephoning 01325 300700, e-mailing  or from the link below.

Closing Date:                 12 noon Monday 27th February 2023

Interviews:                      9th & 10th March 2023

For further details or an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Gale on mobile 07968 379009 or email for more details


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