2 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full year. 37 hours per week.

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed term for the length of the apprenticeship.

Pay scale

Minimum apprentice wage. £12,348 for the first 12 months.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Key responsibilities and activities:

  • Forming relationships with the children, enabling them to be comfortable in their surroundings
  • Providing an environment where children can learn through play and explore.
  • Working as part of a team to deliver a high standard of care and education.
  • To ensure that the pre-school is a safe environment for children, staff and others.
  • Good understanding of safeguarding and child protection issues.
  • Developing partnerships with parents/carers to increase involvement in their child’s development.
  • Developing partnerships with external agencies to support the development of the whole child.
  • Ensuring professionalism at all times in relation to confidentiality, reliability, punctuality and behaviour.
  • Following instructions and taking guidance to support own development within the EYFS setting.
  • To be responsible for any tasks delegated by the school leadership team.

  • To provide a safe, caring, stimulating educational environment, both indoors and outdoors, at all times.
  • To help ensure the EYFS setting meets Ofsted requirements at all times.
  • To work with other professionals in the local area for the benefit of children and families.
  • To understand and work to EYFS setting policies and procedures, including how to deal with child protection issues appropriately and how to respond to incidents, accidents, complaints and emergencies
  • To ensure records are properly maintained, e.g. daily attendance register, accident and incident book, risk assessments.
  • To liaise closely with parents/carers, informing them about the nursery and its curriculum, exchanging information about children’s progress and encouraging parents’ involvement.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as directed, in accordance with the preschool aims and objectives.

What the school offers its staff

When you join Summerhill’s Little Treasures you become part of The Rivers CofE Academy Trust family, a group of 16 schools and over 800 staff working in partnership to provide the best learning experience for over 4600 children.

As a member of the trust, you will have access to a wider network of friendly colleagues, working in similar positions, who are available to offer support, share ideas and provide guidance.

There are plenty of opportunities for you to thrive and grow your skills, through training and collaborative working.

Commitment to safeguarding

Summerhill’s Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to hr-spa@riverscofe.co.uk

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About Summerhill Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
798 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Summerhill’s Little Treasures opened in July 2008 and we are registered with Ofsted to care for babies from 6 weeks old.

We have four nursery rooms within the setting, Orange Room, which accommodates babies from 6 weeks old up to 2 years old. Green Room, which accommodates 2-year-old funded children on a sessional basis. Purple Room accommodates 2 years olds who access a flexible range of sessions, and finally, Yellow Room. Yellow Room is our pre-school provision which offers 15 – 30 hour provision plus a wrap around service.

We also provide a wraparound service for Summerhill Primary
Academy pupils.

Summerhill’s Little Treasures is situated in a purpose-built building, and offers a quality childcare and educational experience, graded Outstanding in February 2023.

The setting is open Monday to
Friday 8.00am – 18.00pm, excluding bank holiday and 2 weeks at Christmas. We also offer an early bird session from 7.30am daily.

Arranging a visit to Summerhill Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr-spa@riverscofe.co.uk.

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