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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 1b, Scale point 8–10

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a member of the academy’s support staff team, you will be responsible for supporting the development of children’s knowledge, understanding and skills across all areas of learning. This may be supporting children on a one-to-one basis, supporting small groups or delivering interventions and additional support to children as needed. This may be working within our 2/3-year-old class (Little Berries), or across our 3/4-year-old classes (Little Acorns and Little Pines). The role also includes supervising children during break and lunchtimes and before/after school sessions in line with your shift pattern and as necessary.

What we’re looking for:

We welcome applications from candidates with experience from educational or other relevant childcare backgrounds. The successful candidate will be expected to hold (or be working towards) a minimum of a full and relevant Level 2 or 3 qualification in Early Years Education in line with DfE guidelines on ratios across the provision.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A full & relevant Level 2 or 3 qualification (working towards will be considered)
  • The motivation and passion to achieve the very best for the children in our care and be relentless in the pursuit of excellence
  • A good understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a wider team
  • The ability to work on initiative
  • A ‘can-do’ approach to all aspects of academy life
  • A willingness to undertake professional development and grow their skills
  • Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

  • A commitment to you and your professional development
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors
  • A growing learning community
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference


Background about the School

Green Ridge Academy is a new primary school built on Berryfields, which opened in September 2017 in temporary accommodation on the site of the permanent building. The permanent school building opened in September 2018. In September 2023, the academy became two-form entry from Nursery through to Year Six, taking children from aged 2-11, with two bulge classes in YR and Y1 as we continue our preparations to become a 3-form entry school. Whilst the school currently has the capacity for over 450 children, this is an exciting time at Green Ridge, as we continue to grow our site is being expanded with the additional capacity so that by September 2024, our building will be able to accommodate over 650 children. Exciting!

We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website

Commitment to safeguarding

At REAch2 we recognise that those who work in an academy are in a unique position in their care of children. The responsibility for all staff to safeguard pupils and promote their welfare, as stated in Section 175 of the Education Act (2002) is one that is central to our ethos, our policies and our actions. All children are deserving of the highest levels of care and safeguarding, regardless of their individual characteristics or circumstances, and we are committed to applying our policies to ensure effective levels of safeguarding and care are afforded to all our pupils.

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About Green Ridge Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
478 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01296 326320

Green Ridge Academy is a new primary school built on Berryfields, which opened in September 2017 in temporary accommodation on the site of the permanent building. The permanent school building opened in September 2018. In September 2023, the academy will be two-form entry from Nursery through to Year Six, taking children from aged 2-11, with two bulge classes in YR and Y1 as we continue our preparations to become a 3-form entry school. Whilst the school currently has the capacity for over 450 children, this is an exciting time at Green Ridge, as we continue to grow our site is being expanded with the additional capacity so that by September 2024, our building will be able to accommodate over 650 children. Exciting!

Arranging a visit to Green Ridge Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reach2.org.

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