Preschool Practitioner Apprentice
Type of Contract: Part time, 12 months fixed term contract
Hours: 37 hrs per week, (term time plus 1 week)
Salary: £6,995.99 pro rata (£8,204.59 FTE)
Closing date: 02 November 2020
Thomas Deacon Education Trust (TDET) is a charitable organisation dedicated to raising educational outcomes across a range of primary and secondary phase schools and academies in the East Midlands. As a newly formed multi-academy trust we strive to provide outstanding teaching and learning for all and an ethos and culture that encourages everyone to be the very best that they can be.
Our moral purpose is defined through our commitment to see every member of the learning community achieve their full potential. As a Trust, however, we recognise the importance and individuality of the local context of each of our schools and encourage diversity of practice whilst retaining a collective sense of unity in our purpose.
Our core values of Trust; Diversity; Excellence and Transformation underpin all aspects of student and staff life in our academies and gives us a platform to offer innovative and efficient business services.
We put learners, and their learning, at the heart of everything we do.
Gladstone Park Pre-School
Gladstone Park Pre-school shares a school site with Gladstone Primary Academy, on the Gladstone Street site. We are located in a separate building, called St Barnabus Community Centre. The setting has one main room, with an outdoor garden area and accommodates children ages 2-4 years old.
We are looking to appoint two Pre-School Practitioner Apprentices to join our committed team to deliver safe, high quality education and care for young children. Daily duties will include supporting to deliver and monitor the group’s EYFS curriculum, delivering adult led activities, facilitate stimulating child led play and oversee child initiated activities.
The successful candidate will have the ability to develop effective relationships with the children as well as other stakeholders (parents/carers, colleagues and external agencies). Ability to use initiative and prioritise ongoing and immediate demands is also essential to this role, as well as maintaining emotional resilience at all times.
As an apprentice the Trust will support you to learn the practical skills required whilst completing your qualification and earning a salary while you learn.
The Trust offers:
• Fantastic training in a friendly supportive environment.
• Use of Academy facilities (including a gym and onsite car parking).
• Local Government pension scheme.
• An engaging, creative and welcoming environment to learners who take pride in their school.
• An inclusive and collaborative approach.
• A talented, highly motivated, committed and professional team of colleagues, both within the school and across the trust.
• An actively supportive Local Governing Body and Trust leadership.
The Apprenticeship qualification will be supported by Parenta.
Gladstone Primary School 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.