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Early Years Practitioner - Grange Park Primary School (REF:GP205192)

Early Years Practitioner (Ref: GP0205192)

Apply by:                                          9am, Thursday 2nd May 2019

Interviews:                                      Week commencing 6th May 2019

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

Hours:                                               36 hours per week/39 weeks per year (term time + 5 INSET days)

Contract Term:                               Permanent

Job Start:                                          As soon as possible

Grange Park Primary School is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner who has a desire to work in partnership with the staff team to create a stimulating and supportive environment for our pupils. 

  The successful candidate will be based in a reception class.  If you:

  • are passionate about children’s progress and achievement
  • put children at the heart of everything you do
  • are able to work as part of a team, sharing excellent practice and learning from others
  • work hard and have strong inter-personal skills
  • enjoy making learning exciting

Then we want you to join our team.

Grange Park Primary School is rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.  Our school is set in the heart of Winchmore Hill, has been recently refurbished and has extensive grounds, which include a large playing field, four playgrounds, an allotment area and a fire pit.   Children are happy and enjoy school, parents support the school and their children, and staff are friendly and hardworking.

We are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development for all our staff.  As part of the Enfield Learning Trust, we are able to offer opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues.  The wellbeing of our staff is an important priority therefore we provide opportunities to ensure we value their hard work and dedication 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

  • Well-being days
  • Perkbox app – with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks e.g. high street discounts
  • Employee support hub
  • Attendance reward scheme

The successful candidate will need to be reliable, flexible, well organised and willing to take an active role in all aspects of school life.  You will need to work independently and as part of a team and have the skills to build positive relationships with children and colleagues.  

Proven skills in Early years and education based childcare qualifications (e.g. CACHE Diploma in Childcare and Education) would be desirable.

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