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Prince of Wales is a successful, forward thinking Good Primary School.  Through our vision ‘Learning Together, Growing  Together’ we aim to create an inspiring and purposeful school environment where children and staff enjoy learning and working. The school’s Leadership Team is dedicated to professional development and provides a high level of support in order to gain the best results for our children.

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Current Vacancies

EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER

Required for immediate start

Contract: Full time, fixed term until July 2021.

Hours: 35 hours per week x 39 weeks per year in our Early Years Foundation Stage

Actual Salary Range: £18,442 – £18,776 pa inc. (Scale 3) 

Prince of Wales School is a 3-form entry school.  We are within easy reach of Central London and serve a rich, multi-ethnic community.  We are proud of the ethos and values shared by the staff, children, parents and Governors. 

Prince of Wales Primary School is seeking to employ an early years practitioner to join our early years team. The role will include supporting the class teacher in the education, supervision and welfare of all children in the class. You must be literate and numerate to GCSE level, grades C and above in English and Maths and hold NVQ Level 3 in EYFS childcare or equivalent. The role will include building relationships with groups of children, keep track of their learning journey and ensure the health, safety and well- being of the children at all times. You will have responsibility of carrying out observations and activity planning for key children.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment and application forms are available from the school office (details above). Please note that we are closed for Christmas from Friday 18th December until Monday 4th January so application packs can also be found on our school website.

Closing Date: Tuesday 5th January 2020 by 12pm

Interviews: Thursday 14th and Friday 15th January

Applications should be returned to Mrs Davis/Ms Paddon
The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children and young people and to providing equal opportunities in employment. A criminal background check is required via the disclosure procedure.

JOB DESCRIPTION FOR EYFS PRACTITIONER

DIRECTLY RESPONSIBLE TO: ASSISTANT HEAD FOR EARLY YEARS
HOURS: 35 hours
GRADE:    Scale 3

Purpose of the role:  To be part of the Early Years’ team to assist in supporting the overall development and care of our Early years’ children including nursery and reception.    To contribute to the smooth-running and maintenance of a safe and stimulating learning environment. To have a high level of expectation for the attainment and behaviour of every child.

Duties

    • To be actively involved in the planning, preparation, and evaluation of the EYFS curriculum and to supervise daily activities to ensure that children develop to their full potential.
    • To assist in observing and recording the development of children’s individual progress.
    • To ensure children’s individual needs are met and that activities are inclusive and age appropriate
    • To ensure that positive and good behaviour is encouraged.
    • To bring any concerns to the designated member of staff as soon as an issue arises.
    • To welcome and encourage parents to be involved in their child’s development and to develop close links between home and school.
    • To help provide a variety of activities which create a stimulating atmosphere where children can explore, experiment and make discoveries during their play within a safe environment. This will involve working inside and outside.
    • To help with setting up classroom and outside equipment at the start of day, both indoors and outdoors to support the outdoor curriculum.
    • To be aware of and familiar with all policies relating to the curriculum, school, pupils and staff.
    • To take part in home visits to support the transition of children into school.
    • To assist with welcoming children at the start of the session and departure at the end of the session.
    • To accompany and supervise small groups of children on visits outside school or within the school.
    • To assist with seasonal events, such as parent evenings, concerts, sales etc.
    • To tidy away resources and toys at the end of a session, ensuring they are clean for the next session.
    • To assist in the preparation of resources such as photocopying, repairing books, making games etc.
    • To participate in professional discussions and meetings with colleagues and others as required.
    • To change nappies for those children still in nappies and disposing of items following all health and safety legislation in bins provided.
    • To help with displays and mounting children’s work.
    • To cover for staff when absent, either other TA’s or teaching staff. This could include older children.
    • To attend staff meetings as required.
    • To take a keen interest in your own professional development and to keep up to date with new trends and regulations within the scope of the role.
    • To comply with all regulations in relation to health and Safety at work.
    • To be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
    • Maintaining confidentiality and consider data protection at all times.
    • To ensure all duties and services provided are in accordance with the school’s equal opportunities policy and the schools ethos and values.
    • The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required by the Headteacher to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.

Person Specification

  ESSENTIAL DESIRABBLE
 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

GCSE (C grade or above) or equivalent in Maths and English.

 

CACHE Level 3 or equivalent.

Up to date Paediatric First Aid certificate.

Specific training / course related to supporting children on the autism spectrum or physical disability.

 

EXPERIENCE

Experience of working with children.

 

Working with children with additional needs.

Experience of ICT.

 

SKILLS AND ABLILITIES

Ability to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and colleagues.

Ability to use initiative.

Ability to work co-operatively within a team.

An ability and desire to work effectively with young children.

Knowledge and experience of implementing EYFS curriculum.
 

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Willingness to become part of an effective school team.

Flexibility and adaptability.

Warmth and humour.

Committed to your own personal development.

A commitment to the School ethos of raising achievement.

A commitment to Equality and Health and Safety.

Conduct yourself in responsible manner at all times.

An understanding of the need for a professional level of confidentiality.

 

Safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children and young people and to providing equal opportunities in employment. A criminal background check is required via the disclosure procedure.
Statement regarding safeguarding vetting/DBS checks