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Early Years practitioners (2 posts)

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St Andrews Pre-School
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£7.70 - £8.21 ph*
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
01 January 2020 01:00 PM
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A minimum of 14.5 hpw (likely more), Monday - Friday.

Post 1: Maternity cover. Required from March / April 2020.
Post 2: Permanent. Required ASAP.

St Andrews Pre-School is a committee run pre-school offering sessional term time care. We operate two age rooms running a morning session (8.40am - 11.40am), lunch club (11.40am - 12.40pm) and afternoon session (12.30pm - 3.30pm). You will be required to work flexible hours around these session times.

As an Early Years Practitioner, you will work as part of a team to ensure the children are given the best possible start in their early years.

You will have good communication skills and a willing attitude towards working with others in the team.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • key person for a small group of children
  • completing individual observations, assessment and planning in line with the EYFS and Development Matters
  • taking part in parent's evenings and creating strong parent partnerships to support the children and families
  • working as part of the team to meet the needs of all children, identifying individual needs and promoting best practice
  • attending staff meetings and training for personal and professional development.

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience:

  • A minimum of level 3 in childcare is essential
  • Experience of working with children from the age of 2
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety legislation and how to promote the welfare of young children
  • Knowledge of Ofsted standards
  • Excellent knowledge of the EYFS
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of / willingness to learn to use online learning journeys.

You will be given ongoing support and opportunities for your professional development.

* wage is dependent on age and experience.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter via email to: manager.standrews.preschool@gmail.com

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