EYFS Practitioner

Salary:  Scale 3, Point 5 - £23,427 (FTE)/£20,093 pro-rated for 41 weeks

Start date: September 2021

Contract type: Term time (39 weeks) plus 2 additional weeks

Location: Stratford, Newham

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to be part of something special and to make a real difference - the chance to be creative, collaborative and develop skills, passions and attributes in all children. We are building a great team of people who are innovative, practical and determined to deliver for our children.

We are looking for an EYFS Practitioner to play a central role in supporting the learning and progress of all pupils within the Early Years setting or Primary School. In all your interactions with pupils, teachers and parents you will display the highest levels of professionalism, efficiency and empathy.

You will go the extra mile for pupils who face particularly chaotic lifestyles and take
responsibility for ensuring effective systems are maintained for the behavior monitoring and tracking of all pupils in order to ensure that exceptional progress is made by all pupils.

Personal qualities:

  • Enjoyment of working with children

  • Sensitivity and understanding, to help build good relationships with pupils

  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the values

  • of the school

  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times

  • Commitment to safeguarding pupil well being and equality

  • Knowledge and skills:

  • Experience of working within an early years setting

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults

  • Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils

  • Knowledge of how to help, adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs

  • Subject and curriculum knowledge relevant to the role, and ability to apply this effectively in supporting teachers and pupils

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Active listening skills

  • A good understanding of first aid (desirable)

Closing date: Monday, 5th July 2021 by 9am - Interview Date: Week of 12th July, 2021