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Early Years Practitioner

Teaching Personnel

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Temporary | Full Time



Job Advert: Early Years Practitioner
Location: Coley Park, Reading
Position: Early Years Practitioner
Start Date: September or sooner
Contract: Fulltime, Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS, Dependent on experience

A fast-improving primary school in Coley Park, Reading, is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Early Years Practitioner to join their permanent staff list from September or sooner. The school is committed to providing a nurturing and stimulating environment where young learners can thrive and achieve their full potential.

Key Responsibilities:
Provide high-quality care and education to children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
Plan and deliver engaging and age-appropriate learning activities.
Monitor and assess children's progress, ensuring each child’s development is documented and communicated effectively.
Foster a safe, inclusive, and positive learning environment.
Collaborate with parents, carers, and other staff members to support children's learning and development.
Adhere to school policies and procedures, maintaining a high standard of practice.

*A relevant Early Years qualification (Level 3 or above).
*Proven experience working with children in the EYFS.
*Strong knowledge of the EYFS framework and child development.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
*Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
*A passion for early childhood education and a commitment to continuous professional development.
*Enhanced DBS check (or willingness to obtain one).

*Previous experience in a primary school setting.
*First Aid certification.
*Additional qualifications or training related to early childhood education.

For immediate consideration, please apply directly to this advert with an up-to-date copy of your CV, highlighting your relevant work experience, contact details and a covering letter indicating why you should be considered along with your availability to interview.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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