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Specialist Teaching & Learning Assistant


Specialist Teaching and Learning Assistant, 15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Temporary until 31 August 2024

Grade 8 (£14.26 - £15.25 per hour)


Ripley Nursery School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious, reflective and child-friendly Specialist Teaching and Learning Assistant who has experience of working effectively within the early years. This post is a temporary until 31 August 2024 and is for 15 hours per week and starts on 8th January 2023.


Ripley Nursery School is a fantastic, nurturing and aspirational learning environment where we value staff as our most important resource in achieving the best possible outcomes for children. We believe strongly in nurturing children to ensure high levels of well-being, realise their potential and be confident and independent learners. The successful candidate will work as part of a base class within a larger teaching team and be appointed keyworker for a group of children.


This post involves planning, record keeping and attendance at staff meetings. We embrace both the indoor and outside as rich learning environments throughout the school year and regard the unpredictable British weather as another learning provocation for our pupils.


At Ripley Nursery School we firmly understand that safeguarding is everybody’s business; we are committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of our children.


Closing date: Wednesday 13th December 2023 interviews w/c 18th December 2023.


Visits to the school are welcome prior to application. Please contact Kerry Hartwell on 01773 745014 if you would like a visit to school or would like an application form.

We have a vacancy for 1 parent governor and 2 co-opted governors to join our fantastic team.


If you have skills in and knowledge of HR, Finance, Education and/or Health and Safety we would value your input on our Personnel and Resources Committee. We provide a warm welcome and a comprehensive induction to governance.




The safeguarding of our children is priority at Ripley Nursery School & Childcare and all successful appointments will be subject with satisfactory references and rigorous safeguarding checks.


Safeguarding is everyone's responsibility.