Early Years Practitioner

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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Actual pay: £16,541 - £18,686
04 Oct 2021
19 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Early Years Practitioner within EYFS required to start as soon as possible

(Permanent position)

The Academy Committee of St. Mary’s Catholic Academy wish to appoint an Early Years Practitioner (Level 5) for 35 hrs per week to work within our EYFS. Actual pay: £16,541 - £18,686

We are delighted to advertise a vacancy for a permanent Early Years Practitioner within the Foundation Stage. The successful applicant will be:

  • An experienced practitioner with sound understanding of the Early Year framework and phonics who will help to promote high standards of behaviour and attainment 
  • A team player who is committed to their own professional development and that of their colleagues          
  • Able to contribute to the development of the learning environment both inside and outside
  • Prepared to take part in all aspects of school life
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of the new early year’s curriculum
  • Contribute to assessment and record keeping of children’s profiles
  • Able to cover the class teacher in their absence – PPA, training, etc
  • Committed to working closely with parents and as part of a team
  • Able to inspire, challenge and motivate themselves and others
  • Be child-centred and be able to think creatively
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Proactive and use their initiative
  • Be a reflective practitioner with the ability to learn from experiences and challenges
  • Minimum NVQ 3 Early Years (or recognised equivalent qualification)





The successful candidates are assured that:

  • The school provides a happy, welcoming environment in which pupils are valued.
  • High quality support, induction and mentoring
  • Good opportunities for professional development
  • Supportive families and delightful pupils
  • Enthusiastic staff who enjoy working as a team

St. Mary’s Catholic Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau. To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/employers/

Closing date for applications Tuesday 19th October 2021 12pm

Interviews: Friday 22nd October 2021

Application packs are available from Mrs Tracey Edge, Office Manager, St Mary’s Catholic Academy, Ford Green Road, Norton ST6 8EZ tel- 01782 234820

and also on the school’s Website: https://www.stmarysstoke.co.uk/vacancies/

For further information about this post please contact

Mrs S Rathbone, Head of School

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