Vacancy – Early Years Practitioner in an Assessment Nursery
Salary Range: Starting at CLPT07 £15,113.16 annually, £10.41 per hour
Contract: 32.5 hours per week, fixed-term until July 2022 (with possibility to extend)
Start Date: January 2022
Applications close: 12.00 pm noon Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interview date: w/c 13th December 2021
Vale of Evesham School caters for pupils aged 2 to 19 years, who have moderate, severe, and profound learning difficulties. Many of our pupils have other barriers to their learning including autism, challenging behaviour, physical disabilities, and complex health needs. Our nursery supports pre-school children with additional needs and prepares them for entry into both mainstream and specialist schools. The school also has a residential provision for weekly boarders, which ensures that we offer a 24-hour curriculum for 15 pupils.
We are looking for a committed Early Years Practitioner to contribute to the provision of a safe, healthy and educationally valuable environment for children and to assist in the provision of high-quality teaching by working with initiative and creativity to foster an environment that encourages the children’s all-round development. To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.
The successful candidate will:
have an approved level 3 early years qualification in the Children and Young Peoples Workforce or equivalent as stated on the Early Years Qualification List
have a working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage
have the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues and parents
have recent experience working in an early-years setting (mainstream or special school)
be able to use their initiative and demonstrate flexibility and adaptability
have good team-working capacity
For more details (including the Job Description and Person Specification) and the Associate Application form are available on the Vacancies page of the school website. For more information or to be sent an application form, please contact Kerry Liddle on the school phone number.
Vale of Evesham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and pre-employment health screening.
Vale of Evesham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.