Salary Grade: WHF K
Salary Band: £18,426 - £19,554 FTE p/a pro rata
Location: Gagle Brook Primary School
Contract Type: Term Time
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: 30 November 2019
Interview Date: 6 December 2019
Hours: 32.5 Hours (2.5 hours of this is for MDSA)
Start: 6 January 2020
About the Opportunity
Do you have strong knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and enjoy working in a positive, affable, educational environment? Are you keen to support young children’s learning? Please read on!
You will be working with other EYFS practitioners to ensure that all children attending the setting, receive high quality care, are kept safe and receive rich and stimulating play experiences which meet their individual needs, and support all aspects and components of the EYFS curriculum.
Experience of tracking and assessing across EYFS framework
- Thorough knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
- Ability to develop a challenging, effective, stimulating curriculum
- Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
We would really like to have a positive, passionate person join our Early Years team in providing high standards of care and education within our beautiful nursery; including the creation of stimulating, language rich environments. We need someone who can observe, support and extend children's learning, planning appropriately to meet the needs of all pupils through different tasks. Our successful candidate will ensure effective planning, assessment and record keeping for children, using the EYFS framework for guidance and liaise closely with other professionals to ensure a holistic approach is established to meet the needs of each child.
In addition to your work as an Early Years Practitioner, the role will involve MDSA cover for half an hour per day.
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us
The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.
TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.
TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Gagle Brook Primary School (Nw Bicester) 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.