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Early Years Practitioner

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  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £18804 - £25064 per annum + permanent opportunity

  • Contact:

    Carl Cooper

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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  • Startdate:


SEPTEMBER 2022 START (Possibly sooner)

The role:

We require an Early Years Practitioner to help a school deliver a safe, secure, caring and supportive environment, providing opportunities to foster their growth and development within an Early Years' department.

The school benefits from being well resourced, with up to date technology and a modern learning environment, lunch is provided on site and the school offer a generous occupational pension, training and development opportunities an employee assistance programme and a supportive and caring environment to work.

This role is full time (40 hours per week) covering 44 weeks of the year, which includes working outside of term time. You will be entitled to 5.6 weeks holidays per year, pro-rated, to reflect your 44 week year, and to be taken outside of the 44 working weeks.

The School

This amazing primary school provides independent education from three to eleven year old children. The school offers a traditional nursery - year 6 school education, with outstanding preparation for 11 + examinations.

It is a warm and caring school, taking great pride in developing the children into happy, confident individuals ready to meet the challenges of their senior schools. This school has a reputation for academic excellence, creativity and a love of learning. They have high expectations of all pupils with learning tailored to individual needs. The pupils win places at the country's top Day and Boarding schools in the 11+ examinations at the end of Year Six, and leave the school as resourceful, self-aware and inquisitive children.

Main Responsibilities

  • To motivate, stimulate and educate all children within the Early Years Department.
  • To foster a warm, caring and friendly environment for the children within the classroom.
  • To provide pastoral care and support to children within a secure learning environment.
  • To ensure that the learning environment is well prepared and organised each day.
  • To ensure that daily routines and schedules are followed including care routines for the younger children.
  • To use sound knowledge of child development to help plan, organise and facilitate activities and learning experiences both indoors and outdoors.
  • To assist with the development of children's personal, social, language and physical abilities through day-to-day activity.
  • To encourage mathematical and creative development though stories, song, games and play.
  • To be creative with approach to teaching, thinking of fun, imaginative ideas encompassing a range of different learning objectives.
  • To act as an active play partner alongside children in their play to assist them in learning new skills as well embedding previous knowledge/ learning.
  • To help children develop curiosity and knowledge.
  • To be a key teacher for a group of children.
  • To write high quality observations using this information as well as your knowledge of the child to assess and plan for future learning.
  • To record children's progress through writing Individual Learning Plans and End of Term Reports.
  • To ensure that children's learning records are up to date.
  • To build and maintain relationships with parents.
  • To take part in termly parent conferences.
  • To ensure the health and safety of children is maintained during all activities, both inside and outside the nursery or school.
  • To ensure that all children have equal opportunities to the same learning experiences.
  • To ensure that activities and interactions are differentiated to support all children's involvement and growth.
  • To feedback accurate information regarding individual children's needs both pastorally and academically.
  • To raise any concerns that you may have regarding the safety and wellbeing of individual children quickly and efficiently through following the correct protocols as outlined in the School's Safeguarding Policy and Procedure.
  • To understand and adhere to all School policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to the School's programme of clubs.

If this Early Years Practitioner role is for you, please apply below to be considered. You are welcome to call Carl @ Reeson Education on 0203 841 0777 to discuss further.

Regards Carl

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.