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Now Hiring: Early Years Practitioner

Job Title : Early Years Practitioner Level 3 /4 qualified

Applicants must have NVQ 3/4 or above in childcare and early years development

Maths and English GCSE grade C/equivalent or above

Responsible to : Playgroup Manager/ Setting Supervisor /Deputy

Contract hours: Temporary part-time term time only to July with a view to being permanent staff going forward into the Autumn Term ’24

Wed 8am-2pm & Thurs 8-3.30pm

Some flexibility around starting time regarding school drop off

What you will do

  • You will work as an EYP in our Early Years Setting
  • You will be responsible for a group of Key children. You will know them well and be able to adapt the EY curriculum to reflect their interests and ensure that the curriculum is developmentally appropriate.
  • Build strong relationships with children and their families.
  • You will use a range of approaches, strategies and interventions to ensure that all children can access the appropriate curriculum.
  • You will work with the team to find solutions to challenges and to ensure that our children thrive in our setting.
  • You will support senior staff with planning and implementing as exciting child-led curriculum and learning experiences both inside and outside.
  • Be reflective in your practice and that of the setting to create the best outcomes for each and every child.
  • Develop your own expertise and experience working with children. Expand your knowledge and skills with ongoing training opportunities.

What you will need

  • A passion for early years, love and enjoy working with this age group of children.(2 – 4 years)
  • Minimum entry requirement of NVQ3 or equivalent. Maths & English GCSE or equivalent grade C/4 or above
  • To be prepared to acquire and maintain a first aid certificate
  • To be motivated, playful, able to use your own initiative to engage and inspire children
  • Good communication skills, an open mind and an ability to work effectively within a team
  • Be adaptable, forward thinking, showing willingness to actively participate in providing a continuous provision
  • An active interest in professional development and developing knowledge of how our children learn.
  • NB: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Applicants must be prepared to disclose any convictions they may have and any orders which have been made against them.

What can we offer you?

  • Term time working
  • Part time hours to fit around the school day, family drop off and collection times can be agreed
  • Pension Scheme
  • On site free parking
  • Permanent contract
  • An Inclusive pre school
  • Thorough Induction and great CPD opportunities
  • Opportunities to gain qualifications if required supported by the setting

Please use the application form on the website

We are following Government Department for Education and Local Authority guidelines.

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: £10.42-£12.62 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 15 per week