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Early Years Practitioner - Bowes Primary School (REF: BPSEYP041119)

Apply by:                            Monday 4 November 2019

Interviews:                        w/c 11 November 2019

Actual Salary Scale:         Scale 5.12 – 5.17 (£21,018.75 - £22,980.40 p.a inclusive)          

Hours:                                 36/39 weeks P/A (Term Time + 5 INSET Days)              

Contract Term:                 Permanent

Job Start:                            As soon as possible

Bowes Primary School is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic, Early Years Practitioner who enjoys working as part of a dedicated team. Our school, ensures the best outcomes for all children. Bowes offers a genuine opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives through our highly skilled staff team and fantastic whole school community of supportive parents, trustees and governors.

The successful candidate will be based in a reception class and should be:

  • passionate about children’s progress and achievement;
  • able to work as part of a team, sharing excellent practice and learning from others;
  • work hard and have strong inter-personal skills;
  • build positive relationships with children and colleagues;
  • reliable, flexible and well-organised;
  • enjoy making learning exciting.

Children are engaged with a creative curriculum to inspire, which encourages pupil voice. We have embedded values that ensure resilience and independence and children are encouraged to have growth mind set which builds valuable learning skills for life.

We are part of the Enfield Learning Trust, a partnership of successful primary schools in Enfield who have a shared motto, ‘be included.’ As part of the Enfield Learning Trust we are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development and career progression for all staff. We are able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues at this school and across the Trust.

The well-being of our staff is of paramount importance and promote a healthy work-life balance.  We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children can learn and thrive.  As part of the Trust, we offer:

  • Immediate feedback to reduce over-burdensome marking
  • Well-being days
  • Perkbox app – with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks i.e. high street discounts
  • Modern technology for home and school use
  • Employee support hub
  • Attendance reward scheme

In line with recent legislation, applicants must have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out duties of the role.

Please visit our website to learn more about Bowes:

Visits are warmly welcome, please contact the school office on 0208 368 2552 to arrange this or for any further information.

For an application pack please email our Human Resources office at

All Enfield Learning Trust Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees working at this school are expected to share this.