Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Part time
30 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
Contract type
Fixed term (For duration of apprenticeship)
Apprentice Wage (£4.30 per hour / Annual £5,563 per annum)

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint a skilled, committed and enthusiastic Apprentice Teaching Assistant to join our Nursery team. We are a welcoming, inclusive school community rated ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features by Ofsted, and have been nationally and internationally recognised for the quality of our teaching assistants.

The successful applicant will:
- Have a positive impact on the attainment and progress of pupils;
- Undertake a range of tasks to support the learning and development of pupils;
- Promote pupil independence and positive behaviours for learning through a ‘least help first’ approach;
- Have an appropriate level of expertise, qualifications and/or experience, including in English and maths.

As part of the highly regarded Unity Schools Partnership, we offer:
- Friendly, energetic pupils who are keen to learn and appreciate the support that they are given;
- A wide range of CPD opportunities, in association with the Unity Research School and Unity Teaching School Hub;
- Opportunities for career progression across the trust;
- A dedicated, supportive team of professional colleagues and governors.

For more information about the school, visit the school website (; you can also find us on Facebook (Laureate Primary School), Twitter (@LaureatePrimary) or Instagram (laureateprimary). If you would like an informal discussion or meeting prior to submitting your application, please contact the Headteacher via the office in the first instance.

Telephone 01638-663927;

Closing Date: 09:00am, Friday 28th January 2022

Interviews: Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
249 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01638 663927

About Laureate Community Academy

We are a school community of over 250 children and 200 families, with around 30 first languages spoken by our pupils and staff, as well as a wide range of nationalities, cultures and faiths represented, all of which are valued and celebrated. However, we are also passionate about playing our part in the wider communities that we serve, and have established links with the Studlands Park estate, Newmarket, West Suffolk and beyond.

Our aims and values are encapsulated in our REACH acronym: we want everyone involved at Laureate to Respect each other, Enjoy their time in our school, Aspire to fulfil their potential, learn how to Communicate effectively and lead a happy and Healthy lifestyle.

Arranging a visit to Laureate Community Academy

If you would like an informal discussion or meeting prior to submitting your application, please contact the Headteacher via the office in the first instance.

Telephone: 01638-663927;

School location

Exning Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0AN

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