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  • Closing date

    16 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£6.40 Hourly Meets National Apprentice Minimum Wage

Early Years Apprentice job summary

Are you innovative, creative, forward thinking and have a passion for working with children to ensure they get the education they deserve? If so, this may be the opportunity for you to make a real difference.

The Federation is an exciting and motivating place to work. We are the schools with no plastic toys, where children use natural materials and their imagination.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team within the nursery and will undertake a range of tasks such as:

  • Provide support in the classroom to individuals/groups of pupils as directed by the class teacher
  • Follow and implement the school's behaviour policy and any related policies and procedures
  • Provide support for learning in the classroom as directed by the class teacher and help maintain the order and cleanliness of the classroom environment e,g putting up displays and tidying resources
  • Assist in the supervision of children during the working day, on/off site including for example school visits
  • Assist in classroom preparation
  • Under the direction of the class teacher develop and maintain supportive relationships with parents, carers and other professionals
  • Contribute to the care, health and welfare of pupils in accordance with the relevant school policies
  • Keep records and provide feedback to teaching and other staff on pupils' behaviour and progress
  • Maintain and respect confidentiality
  • Training to support children's learning both inside and outside classrooms
  • Undertake key working, including tracking children and identifying next steps

As an Apprentice you will be given the training and support to help you with your role whilst learning new skills.

Qualifications required: Functional Skills Level 2 or GCSE grades c/4 or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Hours of work will be 8.30am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday. Wednesday evenings will be required at times for training sessions and supporting the team.

To be eligible for this role applicants will need to have been a resident in the UK for at least the previous 3 years.

The Riccher Federation of Nursery Schools is committed to safeguarding our children. All posts are subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance.

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 Pastures Way Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 5
Education phase
View all Nurseryjobs
School size
116 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 5

Pastures Way School is an inclusive local authority maintained nursery school with children aged from 2 to 5.

School location

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