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  • Closing date

    15 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 December 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

Medway Scale C2 - £22,803

Early Years Lead Apprentice job summary

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
  • Able to managea large volume of work including detailed and academic written work (as part of the apprenticeship programme)

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

Commitment to safeguarding

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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About Danecourt School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Danecourt is a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The school caters for children with a wide breadth of need including complex learning difficulties, autism and social emotional mental health needs.

At Danecourt our mission is to provide all pupils with a “stimulating learning environment that allows children to explore through a personalised curriculum to become STARS!

Self reliant Team Player Aspirational Resilient Successful

The highly trained staff teams maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all achieve their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils needs and as a result, they make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

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