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We have a vacancy for a part-time Early Years Practitioner

Do you like working with Children? Do you want to make an impact on a child's foundation of learning through following the EYFS? Do you want to help keep children safe and reach their full potential?

Stretton Preschool has a part time vacancy (term time only on a fixed term contract to be reviewed at the end of the academic year for the following academic year).

Hours: Part-time

Monday 8.45am-3.15pm

Wednesday 8.45am-3.15pm

Thursday 8.45am-3.15pm

Additional benefits:

* Staff discount on childcare

* Pension Scheme

* Long Holidays

* Time off in lieu

Salary: £8.15 /hour

Job Summary

We are currently looking for a part time member of staff who has current early years knowledge and how to act as a key worker for a small amount of children.

  • NVQ 3, NNEB, Cache Level 3 or equivalent qualification
  • Thorough understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Thorough knowledge of Ofsted standards and procedures and be able to take part in Ofsted inspections and early years visits and monitoring.
  • Experience of working with children over 2 years.
  • Minimum 12 month’s proven experience as a level 3 qualified Practitioner.
  • Strong Communication skills- good command of spoken and written English.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for working within an early years setting.
  • Ability to use own initiative, share ideas and be innovative and work well within a team.
  • To plan quality and interesting activities in line with the EYFS; taking in consideration the children’s individual needs and interest.
  • Ability to carry out children’s observations, planning and assessments using the Tapestry App.
  • To be aware of the high profile of the Setting and to uphold its standards at all times.
  • To actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are observed at all times.
  • To adhere to all routines in the setting, including children’s personal hygiene.

Personal qualities

  • Good organisational, record keeping and planning skills
  • Punctuality
  • Excellent communication skills with children, colleagues, visitors and parents/carers.
  • Patience
  • Reliability and trustworthiness
  • A positive approach to inclusive practice, with children and colleagues
  • A bubbly personality, with a "can do attitude"

Interviews will be held on Thursday 29th November 2018

Interviews will consist of a formal question and answer session with an interview panel and practical observation with a group of children for a session.

Stretton Preschool is committed to safeguarding children and enhanced DBS and reference checks will be sought during the application process.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £8.15 /hour






Stretton Pre-School is committed to safeguarding children.  Enhanced DBS checks and references will be obtained. 



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Last Updated 12/11/2018