Published
July 25, 2022
Location
Short Summary
Hartley Primary Academy have a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Early Years Assistant
Salary
Actual salary £10,794 pa (£18,330 full time equivalent)
Working Pattern
26 hours per week, Term Time Only
Closing Date
August 30, 2022

Description

About the role: Hartley Primary Academy have a fantastic opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Early Years Assistant to join our highly collaborative and supportive team. This role is pivotal to our success in the classroom and provides a great deal of support for our teachers, therefore our successful candidates will be able to establish strong working relationships with staff and students alike. The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, be reliable and excellent communicators. Our successful candidate will hold a Level 3 qualification or above, which is suitable for this role. This is a great role for those seeking work during Term Time only and who are keen to be part of a fantastic primary academy!

Our successful candidates will receive:

  • The opportunity to help shape our future by joining a LAT academy.
  • A school community committed to raising achievement and attainment.
  • A strong commitment to support professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive Governing Body and Leadership Team

This is a permanent opportunity working Term Time only, 26 hours per week and offers an actual salary of £10,794 (£18,330 full time equivalent). ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Candidates must hold a full and relevant Level 3 qualification in order to comply with staff:child EYFS ratios. You can check your qualification(s) by visiting the
www.gov.uk/government/publications/early-years-qualifications-achieved-in-england. Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring evidence of their qualification(s) to their interview. ​​​​​​​
Do you know anyone that might be interested in an Early Years Assistant role? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply email talent@latrust.org.uk with the candidates’ name and contact details and we will be in touch with them about potential opportunities across the Trust. *Please ensure to obtain the person's consent to share their personal details.

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Working for Hartley Primary Academy: Hartley Primary Academy is a happy, thriving and “OUTSTANDING” (Ofsted rated) primary school based in Kent. We inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. Our School vision is for ‘Happy Positive Achievers, creating a better world together’ and we want to be able to provide all the support our children need to achieve this both emotionally and academically. We have an amazing team of teachers and teaching assistants and we have recently been accredited as an IB World School , giving us scope to teach in a creative way. We also have extensive grounds and wooded areas that are used for teaching, with every class having some Outdoor Learning each week.

Our aim is to create a positive, stimulating and happy learning environment with spacious buildings and grounds, enabling children to succeed and realise their full potential. We promote their academic, spiritual, moral, cultural and physical development to prepare them for future opportunities, responsibilities and experiences.

We are committed to providing all children with the same opportunities, regardless of gender, race, creed or culture.  We are wholly committed to creating a learning environment which is safe and secure, stimulating and exciting, in order that our children come to school with a feeling of anticipation and enthusiasm.

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1 September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.
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