Early Years Assistant – Fixed Term, Loughborough

Job Roles:
Other - schools related roles, Support Teacher, Teaching Assistant
Organisation Type:
Primary Education
Primary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Part Time
Subject Area:
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
£8.45 per hour (inclusive of Living Wage Foundation discretionary allowance)
17th Nov 2017
Start Date:
Academies Enterprise Trust
Job Ref:

Employer: Beacon Academy
Location: Loughborough
28 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm
Term Time Only- 39 weeks per year

“There is a bright and stimulating environment for children in the early years to learn in, including sensory rooms for those children who have special educational needs and/or disabilities” - Ofsted 2016

“Everyone is approachable and there is always a good atmosphere in the workplace. We all learn so much from each other.” – Staff member

“The Head teacher’s door has always been open in case I need to speak to her.” – Staff member

Beacon Academy in Loughborough is a positive, nurturing and inspiring learning environment that provides a happy, caring community where everyone is encouraged and supported to achieve their goals. Our children are keen to learn, are well behaved and want to achieve their best.

We are a popular school and Nursery in our community and within commutable distance of Derby, Nottingham, and Leicester and close to the M1 and M42 motorways. Our ever-improving academy is on the journey to good, and we have a great team of teachers and staff who are all dedicated to getting there quickly.

Our Nursery setting has, over the last few years, grown and developed and we are proud to provide a fully inclusive offering to all our children. We are looking for someone who has proven experience in working with children to join our team. Are you:

•Someone who is experienced in working with children with Special Educational Needs, ideally in a nursery setting?
•Committed to children’s success regardless of their starting point?
•An individual who has the ability to form positive relationships with parents, children and the whole school community?

We can offer you:

•Enthusiastic, friendly, well behaved children
•A supportive, friendly and committed staff team and governors
•A bespoke CPD programme
•A creative and innovative environment

The contractual hourly rate is £8.19 which is reviewed every year. In addition to this hourly rate, the academy pays a discretionary allowance to increase this hourly rate to the Living Wage Foundation’s Living Wage.

Visits to the Nursery are strongly recommended. Please contact Mrs Beadle (Nursery Manager) on 01509 264876 or contact the school office on 01509 212227.

For further information on this position and to make an application please visit: www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/careers

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme and childcare vouchers.

This is a fixed term position until 23 March 2018 and is required to commence as soon as possible. Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 7th December 2017.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. To make an application click 'apply'

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website http://www.academiesenterprisetrust.org/our-teaching-school/our-school-direct-teacher-training-vacancies for further details.

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Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Academies Enterprise Trust
Tel: 02038 743095
Contact: Talent Resource Team

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