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Early Years Apprentice

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Temporary)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/09/2020 12:00
£4.15 per hour
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Oakley Cross Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Sep

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Early Years Apprentice Required to start October 2020 until May 2022
£4.15 per hour
Term time only plus 2 additional weeks

Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)/Childcare Apprentice
The Governors at Oakley Cross Primary School are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic apprentice to join our hardworking team. Oakley Cross is a small and welcoming Primary School and Nursery within West Auckland. The post is to commence October 2020. The successful candidate will become part of a committed team who have high expectations and believe in respect and success for all.

We are looking for an excellent apprentice who is able to demonstrate:
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Ability to use own initiative
• Good organisational skills
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Good rapport with both adults and children

In return we can offer:

• The opportunity to be part of a friendly, successful team in a happy school

• A supportive leadership team who are committed to staff development and training

• Highly motivated and well behaved children

• An excellent partnership with families

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required

This is a training opportunity and as such you will be assigned a school based mentor. Training is provided on the job and in partnership with New College Durham.
Application packs are available from and returnable to the school via email: oakleycross@durhamlearning.net
Application forms should be accompanied by a well-structured letter of application which outlines how you meet the requirements within the person specification.
Please return complete applications to the school.

Calculation of term time only plus two weeks’ pay

Term time only plus two additional weeks’ pay is calculated on the basis of the following:
• Number of ‘teaching’ weeks – 38 weeks; plus
• Public (bank) holidays – 1.6 weeks (8 days); plus
• Two additional weeks, inclusive of CPD – 2 weeks; plus
• Individual leave entitlement - 5.2 weeks (26 days) or 6.2 weeks (31 days)
Individual leave entitlement is calculated on the length of continuous service. Employees with less than 5 years’ service will receive 26 days annual leave. Employees with more than 5 years’ service will receive 31 days annual leave. For example:

Calculation for employees with less than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 26 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 46.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

Calculation for employees with more than 5 years’ service:
40 weeks (term time plus 2) + 31 days (annual leave) + 8 days (public holidays) = 47.8 weeks’ pay, to be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th September at 12:00 midday.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held week beginning Monday 21st September.

This post is not open to job share.

Oakley Cross Primary
Lomond Walk
West Auckland
Co Durham
DL14 9UD

Tel: 01388 833186
Email: oakleycross@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.oakleycross.durham.sch.uk/

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