Early Years Assistant

Langley Park Primary Academy, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3FX

10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

Actual salary £16,914 (£20,789 full time equivalent)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Join our 'Outstanding' Early Years provision, where our pupils are at the centre of everything we do​​​​​​!

Langley Park PrimaryAcademy has a fantastic opportunity to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Level 3 trained Early Years Assistant to join our highly collaborative and supportive team from January 2023. The successful candidate will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and pupils alike, working as an integral part of the team, as well as being reliable and excellent communicators.

​​​​​​​Our warm, supportive team works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil becomes the very best version of themselves. We work hard to develop strong relationships with pupils and families to ensure the very best outcomes for all learners.Our proactive team enjoys joining in with the children's play, extending their ideas and developing their language skills through a range of adult led and child led learning opportunities. During these experiences our skilled team ensures that each child is challenged and supported in their own unique way, regardless of their starting points. Our team is keen to continue to build their knowledge and expertise across all areas of the Early Years, we strive for excellence in all that we do. We provide weekly CPD for our Early Years Practitioners to continue to build their skills and knowledge to better support our pupils.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is dedicated to the job and prioritises the needs of the children in their care
  • Has experience of working with in the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Is resilient and solution-focused
  • Is committed to working as part of a team with everyone

What the school offers its staff

Our successful candidates will receive:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment
  • A stunning environment with modern building, excellent resources and facilities
  • A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities /high quality CPD
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

Working for Langley Park Primary Academy:​​​​​​ Langley Park Primary Academy is a unique academy with pupils from Nursery to Year 6 with an onsite Specialist Resource Provision for children with a primary need of ASD. This exciting provision demonstrates the academy’s sense of ambition to serve the community where pupils’ educational journey is so important. Being part of a provision that caters for such a wide range of age groups and needs means that there are copious opportunities for both children and staff to extend their experiences to grow and develop in many different ways. To enrich our curriculum, we take advantage of the resources and subject specific expertise we have in abundance in our academy. This means our pupils benefit from subjects like PE and Forest School being taught by specialists. There are also plenty of opportunities for colleagues to collaborate across all age ranges and roles to ensure that we are developing our pupils into well-rounded life long learners who are well equipped to contribute to society throughout their lives. In addition to this, the pupils and staff have access to resources that are unique to our provision. These include; a DT lab (including cookers and other various equipment), a sensory room, a forest school, sports facilities and a well stocked library.

Further details about the role

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Commitment to safeguarding

Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

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About Langley Park Primary Academy

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