EYFS Learning Assistant Apprentice

Corby Primary Academy

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: £8,006 per annum (£5,891 pro rata)

Working towards a Level 3 Early Years Educator apprenticeship, under supervision you will support the provision of high quality learning support to all children in the Nursery setting. 

Main responsibilities (with support and under supervision):

  • Assist with planning, preparation and delivery of the curriculum to provide a stimulating and varied programme of play and learning opportunities
  • Preparing curriculum equipment and learning resources as directed
  • Ensuring the health and safety of all pupils at all times
  • To work as part of a team to ensure children are cared for in a happy, secure and stimulating environment
  • Build effective relationships with children to meet individual care and learning needs and establish effective partnerships with parents.

We are looking for someone with: 

  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to form good working relationships within a professional environment
  • an understanding and awareness of the complex needs of the academy’s pupils
  • a hands – on and practical approach to work 

About Us:

This academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), opened in 2013 as a new two form entry primary academy serving Oakley Vale in Corby and has grown year on year. In September 2017 we opened a 40 place nursery unit and have now reached the important milestone of having pupils in all year groups from Nursery to Year 6. We are a two form entry school with 60 children in each year group. 

More information can be found here: https://www.corbyprimaryacademy.org/

In Return:

The academy is part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT) which has a proven track record in school improvement. The Trust provides centralised services and support to enable staff to focus on teaching. Being part of the Trust means that we are able to share specialist best practice and work collaboratively with colleagues in other academies. As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from our Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this position.

For further information, please visit https://www.findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk/apprenticeship/1000008658