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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£7.60 - £12.38 Hourly Rate increases as you learn and become qualified

Apprentice Early Years Practitioner (approx 37 hours a week, term time only - 39 Weeks Per Year) job summary

Are you a school or college leaver or perhaps you would like to retrain and are passionate about making a positive impact on young minds? Sinnington Community Primary School is thrilled to offer an exciting opportunity as an Apprentice Early Years Practitioner primarily working within our Pre-School and Wrap-around care provision. Join our dedicated team and kickstart your journey toward becoming an inspiring early years professional!

About the role

As an Apprentice Early Years Practitioner, you'll gain hands-on experience working alongside experienced practitioners in a vibrant learning environment. This apprenticeship program offers the perfect pathway to develop your skills, earn a recognised qualification, and contribute to the learning and development of future generations. You will:

  • Provide valuable support to children in delivering engaging and effective sessions.
  • Assist pupils with their learning needs, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Contribute to the organisation and preparation of learning materials and resources.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Embrace a proactive approach to learning and actively participate in team collaborations.

About you

You will have a passion for helping others to learn and grow. You may be a school or college leaver or perhaps you are wanting to re-train and are enthusiastic about pursuing a career in education. We place great value on the importance of building effective relationships; therefore, you should be able to demonstrate how you would do so with pupils, parents, and colleagues. You will be able to work in partnership with your colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for all of our children and have the drive and enthusiasm to become an outstanding practitioner.

What we can offer you

  • Gain practical experience in a real pre-school setting while pursuing your professional development.
  • Collaborate with experienced practitioners who are passionate about shaping young minds.
  • Kickstart your career in early years with a recognised qualification and valuable practical skills.
  • Make a difference in the lives of children and inspire a love for learning.
  • Enjoy a supportive and inclusive work environment that values your growth and success.

Ready to Take the Leap?

Please complete the online application form to apply for this role. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. You should use the information supplied with in the Job Description & Person Specification to make the best of your application by identifying some specific pieces of work you may have undertaken in any of these areas. Your application may be viewed in regard to some or all of the skill specific areas over the course of the selection process. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role with the Headteacher Neil Roden, please call 01751 431725 or email info@sinnington-rlt.co.uk

Who are we?

We are a growing Multi-Academy Trust consisting of 9 schools (five secondary schools and four primary schools), all rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

Each school within our trust has its own unique values and ethos and is committed to the overarching principle of "Being the best we can be", the mission statement of Areté Learning Trust . Our Trust seeks to create a context for all children and young people to thrive, academically, personally and socially so that they experience the real joy of learning.

This is an exciting time on the next step of the journey for the newly merged Areté Learning Trust and provides the opportunity to establish an even stronger trust, with greater autonomy to set direction and deliver the outcomes important to all of us. The trust is committed to inclusive high-quality education, providing outstanding education for all and trust wide sustained school improvement.

We are situated in the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors and are less than an hour’s drive away from York, Harrogate and Middlesbrough. Our rich and balanced curriculums are designed to support our pupils becoming valued members of the community and achieving academic excellence. We pride ourselves in having high expectations of all of our pupils and aim to develop their aspirations for a bright future. You would be joining a strong team who believe that we can make a real difference to young people.

The Areté Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring checks, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks.

Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practice across the Trust. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice and to safeguard our children and young people.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sinnington Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

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