Danecourt School - Early Years Lead Apprentice
Early Years Apprenticeship Level 5 Qualification
Contract: 26 month fixed term contract
Salary - Meday scale C2
Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
The Early Years Lead Practitioner apprenticeship is ideal for practitioners who asire to be a leader within an early years setting. Learners must be in a position of responsibility /leadership and must have experience in this role.
We have a great opportunity for an experienced Higher Level Teaching Assistant or an Early Years Practitioner who would like to develop their skills, knowledge and understanding of the Early Years whilst working towards a Level 5 apprenticeship as an Early Years Lead Practitioner.
The post will involve working within an excellent early years provision for children with special educational needs. You will be leading day to day practice at an operational level and will be an effective role model of play based learning, supporting others to develop their own practice.
You will have:-
Experience of working within an Early Years environment
Experience of working with SEN children
5 GCSEs including Maths & English
Level 3 EYE or HLTA qualification desirable
- The ability to work as part of a team
In return we offer:
A supportive apprenticeship programme
A positive, friendly and happy working environment
Programmes of CPD
National Terms and conditions
Local Government pension scheme
Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
If you are interested in this rare opportunity to develop your skills in Early Years, we would love to hear from you.
Danecourt is a special school catering for primary age children who have special educational needs. Danecourt is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of Academies in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent & Medway. Our academies transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills.
The school caters for children with a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs. We enjoy a range of specialist facilities and additional therapy support along with outdoor learning spaces and sensory play rooms.
Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.
In line with KCSIE 2023 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via the TES website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Further information about the post & Danecourt can be found in the candidate information pack
The Trust and its academies are committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to a successful Enhanced DBS check and pre-employment checks may be undertaken before an appointment is confirmed
Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.
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