40 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£8,820.00 - £15,765.00 Annually (Actual) The salary range shown indicates the government apprenticeship wage. There are additional hours available to candidates in the school's wrap around care provision (details can be provided by the school on request)

Apprenticeship Opportunity - Early Years Learning Support Assistant (LSA) / Key Worker job summary

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship within our supportive school setting.

Job Title: Apprentice Learning Support Assistant – Key Worker

Apprenticeship Course Available: Level 3Early Years Educator with SEND

Hours of Work: Part Time,Term Time plus inset days (39 weeks) 18-month fixed term contract

31.25 hours a week, Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:15pm as follows

8:30am-12pm in class

12pm-12:30pm unpaid lunch

12:30pm-1.30pm paid study time (to take place on site)

1.30pm-3:15pm in class

Grade: Apprenticeship salary (government stated) is offered for this role therefore the actual salary for the position will be between £8,820 and £15,765 per annum.

We can offer you:

The opportunity to be part of our happy, successful and ambitious school.

The opportunity to work across all age groups.

Enthusiastic, motivated and well-behaved children who are keen to learn.

A brilliant staff team and governors who are enthusiastic and supportive.

A happy, nurturing Christian school community.

Secured paid study time each day away from the classroom (to be taken on site)

On site mentor to support you through your studies

Additional study time will be allocated in consultation with your mentor

Fully funded level 3 apprenticeship


Great Horwood School reserves the right to interview and appoint candidates on receipt of applications before the closing date due to the proximity to the end of the school term.

Please note: additional hours are available on an additional contract within our wraparound care provision. Hours are available on Monday to Friday 3.15pm-5.15pm and up to 6pm on 2/3 days per week. These additional hours would be paid in addition to this contract on Bucks Pay Scale 1B (which is approximately equivalent to £12.08p/hr)

We would love to hear from you if you feel this could be the right opportunity for you! We are based in a wonderful village but public transport links are very limited therefore please ensure that you check our location to ensure that you can reach us.

This post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975 because it is a post which involves working directly with children or young people and the applicant is required to declare any criminal convictions (or cautions or bind-overs) including those which are “spent”. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013, 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’ and are not subject to disclosure to employers, and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Disclosure and Barring Service website: Guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Great Horwood Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
87 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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