Early Years Practitioner

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Southwark Park Primary School
Salary to be confirmed upon application
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Date Posted
15th June 2017

Job Description

Early Years Practitioner, Grade 6 - Spine Points (£22,902 - £27,654pro rata) 33.5 hours per week - Term Time only

We value outside learning, development through play, books and the power of reading.  If this appeals to you then read on to find out about working at Southwark Park Primary Schoicol.

Southwark Park is an inclusive primary school with a fantastic team spirit.  We have the highest expectations ofevery child and are eager to build on our ability to match or surpass national figures at KS2.

We've embraced change and challenge ourselves on a continual basis.  We believe in being reflective practitioners who look carefully and collectively at how things could be done better.

Our Nursery and Reception classes work closely together planning, moderating and sharing outdoor space.

Our building

We have a newly extended, refurbished and equipped building which is directly opposite Southwark Park.  Our Foundation Stage has its own dedicated playground with lovely natural play equipment and we have a covered area fr year-round use.

We're looking for equally passionate and reflective team-players who embrace change and professional development.  We'll expect you to demonstrate the following skills, experience and knowledge:

- Cache Level 3 Early Years Education and Childcare qualifications or equivalent

- A good understanding of child development and how children learn

- At least 2 years' previous experience of working with young children from 2-5 years

- Sound knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)

- Sound knowledge of safeguarding children procedures

- Good communication skills - spoken and written

- An understanding of play based approaches to children's learning and development

- Commitment to equal opportunities

- Commitment to working effectively with young children and families

- Friendly and flexible approach at work which facilitates the development of effective relationships

Ofsted (March 2014) Good

To discover more and apply, take a look at the careers section of our website, get in touch and arrange a visit:


Closing date: Monday 26th June 2017 13:00

Interviews: Week commencing 3rd July 2017

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

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