Early Years Practitioner at Westclyst Community Primary School

We are looking foran Early Years Practitioner to be based on our 60 place Nursery at Westclyst Community Primary School.We offer wrap around provision from 8am until 6pm and we are about to introduce sessions all year round, not just in term times.Our nurseries offer education from 2 years old.

We are seeking to recruit dedicated and professional Early Years Practitioner to work alongside our EYFS Teachers and Deputy Leaders to support children in all areas of the Early Years curriculum. You will assist in the preparation of the learning environment, liaising with parents, maintaining pupil records and carrying out a range of administrative tasks. Relevant experience of working with early years children and relevant qualifications are required (e.g. NVQ level 3 or equivalent or higher).

The position is permanent and available from mid November 2020. Core working hours are 30 per week, starting at 9.00am, finishing at 3.30pm,with a 30-minute lunch break. However, there are opportunities to work an extended day in the before school session and/or after school session from 8am until 9am and 3pm until 6pm. The core role is term time only plus an additional two weeks including the five non-pupil days (totalling 40 weeks per annum), but we are keen to know if you would also be interested in any all-year round work in relation to our out of term time sessions during the school holidays. We would like to employ flexible people who could easily work at both our Exeter nurseries (Westclyst and Broadclyst), but this is not mandatory.

The salary will be between £16,824 (if over 25) and £20,379pro rata. This allows for progression within the role in line with our appraisal and professional development processes. The actual salary will be lower to reflect the hours per week and the weeks per year

Our employees have access to a health scheme, a cycle to work scheme and subsidised meals. Successful candidates will be provided with state-of-the-art IT equipment to help them fulfil their duties.  

Cornerstone Academy Trust is responsible for Broadclyst, Westclyst and Yeo Valley Primary Schools and will be opening another new school in the Monkerton area of Exeter later this year. It utilises its Academy freedoms to deliver an enriched and exciting project-based, problem-solving curriculum.   

Broadclyst & Westclyst have been rated outstanding by Ofsted, and in addition, Broadclyst is a Microsoft Showcase School. The Trust also runs a Teaching School, an English Hub, a Science Hub and a Computing Hub and is an approved Academy Sponsor.   

Now is an exciting time to join this growing academy trust, which is internationally recognised for its use of ICT as a tool for both teaching and learning.  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check is required.  

Dates and Downloads

Please specify on application which school(s) you are applying to, and your preferred key stage. 

Closing date: Sunday 1st November 2020 

Interview date: Wednesday 11th November 2020

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