8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    June 2024 (pending Safer Recruitment checks)

  • Closing date

    29 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other teaching support

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time, all year round, M- F

Contract type

Fixed term - 18 months

Pay scale

Apprentice National Minimum Wage, Approx. Actual salary £12,313 per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

At Newhall Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning. Together we are curious and creative we love to learn new things and discover new skills and ask lots of questions. We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world. Our children are kind and enthusiastic- they love to learn.

As part of our continued growth and development of our nursery, Newhall Primary Academy and REAch2 Academy Trust are seeking to appoint an apprentice to join our nursery team. If you’re interested in working alongside likeminded professionals who go the extra mile to provide exceptional learning opportunities for children and want to learn on the job? We want to hear from you!

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • On a daily basis the apprentice will be involved in supporting the children with their basic needs i.e. helping them at mealtimes, toileting and supporting their emotional needs
  • Each Apprentice has a key group and as part of that role they will complete observations on the children with support from their mentor and put in place some planned activities to help the children to achieve their full potential against the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Take part in ensuring the children are kept safe at all times, completing risk assessments and reporting to the manager
  • In-house training will also take place, for example for safeguarding
  • The Apprentice will need to have an understanding of the nurseries policies and procedures and will gain a deeper knowledge of safeguarding procedures

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Apprentice will undertake all relevant training to support knowledge skills and behaviour in order to qualify as a Level 2/3 Early Years Practitioner IE: Safeguarding, Paediatric First Aid

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for permanent job with further career progression opportunities.

Desired skills:

  • Good verbal and written English
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Organised
  • Problem solving skills
  • Pragmatic

Personal qualities:

  • Patience
  • Team player
  • Ability to be creative
  • Enjoy helping children learn through play

What the school offers its staff

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • A Leadership Team dedicated to helping you develop an outstanding career and balanced life.
  • A supportive school that will provide you with the tools that you need to succeed.
  • Exciting, leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates across the Trust.
  • The chance to work with a fantastic team, with the best possible opportunities to share ideas, planning, assessment etc.
  • Opportunity to work alongside outstanding teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis, developing pedagogy through reflectivity.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Further details about the role

Please download the Application Pack for more information about the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Newhall Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01279 351104

Arranging a visit to Newhall Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nursery@newhallacademy.org.

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