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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor
  • Other support roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Part time / Mon – Thurs 10.30am to 3pm & Friday 11.30am to 3pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,632 - £24,331 FTE

Actual salary

£11,014 - £12,388 pro rata per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you flexible, patient, caring and confident with children?

We are looking to recruit an Early Years Learning Support Assistant to work alongside the teachers and other support staff in our Nursery.

Key Roles and responsibilities:

  • To support teachers in providing for the education and welfare of all children in the academy, taking account of their needs
  • Maintain a safe and stimulating learning environment
  • Promote, support and facilitate inclusion by encouraging participation of all children in learning and extracurricular activities
  • Show professionalism by having proper regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the academy
  • Consistently demonstrate the positive attitudes, values and behaviour which are expected of pupils

  • Work collaboratively with teachers and other colleagues

The Ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Level 3 qualification in Early Years or Childcare
  • Be kind, caring and patient
  • Have some experience in supporting children who have additional needs
  • Be enthusiastic and have a genuine passion for motivating children to be their best

What the school offers its staff

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Discounted Wrap around care, at relevant academies, if your child is a Kite Academy Pupil
  • A dedicated, friendly staff team, as well as Happy, motivated children
  • Opportunities for Training and Progression
  • An incredible range of employee benefits (including access to Perkbox)

You will find out more about the school on our website. Please contact recruitment@kite.academy to find out further information.

Closing date for applications: 18th July 2024

Interviews to be held: 22nd July 2024

Early applications are recommended as suitable applicants may be interviewed sooner according to availability and the post filled prior to this date.

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and social media check. Applicants must hold the Right to work in the UK.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Kite Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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About Lakeside Nursery & Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
313 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01276 469200

At Lakeside Nursery and Primary Academy, we place children at the heart of everything that we do. Catering for 2 - 11 year-olds, our dedicated team strives to help each individual to grow and thrive, academically and socially. Lakeside children are happy, confident learners who are prepared to have a go at challenges and seek to be the best that they can be. We are especially proud of our older children who are technology, sports and artistic leaders across the whole academy. Through our creative and inspiring curriculum, we promote a love of learning and use our fantastic, spacious grounds and facilities to full capacity – we even have our own forest area on site! You have to see it to believe it! Please come and visit us anytime.

Arranging a visit to Lakeside Nursery & Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.golland@kite.academy.

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