The Ferrars Academy is a
very popular, successful and well resourced academy; rated Good by Ofsted in
December 2022, we pride ourselves in delivering excellence in education, for
infant and nursery aged children. We are located on the outskirts of Luton
close to the M1, A5 link roads and the L&D hospital. Our 3 form entry
school has a very diverse school population with a range of different
languages, religions and cultures. Our children are well behaved and learn in a
vibrant and friendly environment.
We are seeking to appoint an Early Years Teaching
Assistant ideally with a childcare or nursery nurse qualification and
experience fixed term until the end of Spring Term 2025 and to start as soon as
possible working with the youngest children in our school. The job will be
supporting those who attend our Nursery and Reception provision but may also
involve supporting children across the whole school as needs arise.
successful candidate will be someone who can:
- be enthusiastic, calm and patient
- motivate and inspire children, offering both challenge and
- maintain and enhance the school’s high standards
- work as part of a team and work flexibility
- demonstrate a positive attitude and good communication skills
- display good practice when supporting individuals or small groups
- demonstrate high expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
We can offer you:
vibrant and friendly environment
and welcoming staff and well behaved children
supportive leadership team
range of staff benefits and incentives including discounted wrap around
care fees and subsidised lunches
Applicants for this public
facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide
effective help or advice in fluently spoken English.
This is a fixed term position the end of Spring
Term 2025. 33.5 hours per week, Mon 8:30am
– 5:00pm, Tues – Fri 8:30am – 4:00pm term time only plus 5 inset days (39 weeks
per year) with 1 hour for lunch.
Visits to the school are
welcomed, please call the school office to arrange an appointment.
Applicants for this public facing post will need
to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice in
fluently spoken English.
must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post,
including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service
Personal statements are not accepted for any posts based in schools.
ensure that references include your most recent employer and that the contact
email is their professional NOT their personal email address.
applicants may be called to interview before the closing date and as such the
advert may be withdrawn earlier than stated so early applications are
the school are welcomed, please contact the school office to book an
The Ferrars Academy is committed to safeguarding
and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and
expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly
welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender,
transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. As
an employer we are committed to promoting and protecting the wellbeing of
all our staff.
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