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Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

St Joseph's Catholic Primary
£9.68 - £10.25 - dependent upon experience/ qualifications
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Gipsy Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
27.5 hours per week. 8.30am – 3pm term time.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/09/2020 at 12:00 PM
St Joseph's Catholic Primary

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are looking for a Level 3 Early Years Practitioner to join our friendly and professional team.

St. Joseph’s School and our Footsteps Nursery is a welcoming, nurturing and hard-working EYFS setting who enjoy a good reputation within the community we serve. If you have a passion for early years education and are equally enthusiastic about providing learning opportunities for children with learning disabilities, you could be the person we are looking for!

This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual to work within our school, which welcomes children aged 3 to 11 years. The successful candidate will be working within a calm free-flowing provision which offers an inspiring environment both inside and outside. You will also promote and adhere to the St. Joseph’s Catholic School values and ethos.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of supporting and adapting learning for pupils in an EYFS setting.
  • Have experience of supporting children with SEND needs
  • Be flexible, positive and have a ‘can do’ attitude

St. Joseph’s offers:

  • A friendly and professional team
  • More training and development, so you can get better at what you do - varied and stretching continuous professional development opportunities.
  • A generous and flexible Local Government Pension scheme for support staff.

This position is fixed term until end August 2021 with the potential to be extended. 

Hours worked are part-time term time only (however salary across 12 monthly payments).

Salary:    £9.68 - £10.25 - dependent upon experience/ qualifications

Starting Date: Required to commence as soon as possible in September 2020

Interview:   Friday 4th September & Monday 7th  September 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Contact details Juanita Dunlop, Headteacher j.dunlop@stjosephsbracknell.co.uk

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please complete the attached appliaction form and return to the school by email (as detailed above). We will only accept applications on CES application forms, please do NOT forward your CV. Equal Opportunities We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice. Disability We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form. Safeguarding Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board Pre–employment medical check You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination. References On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk. Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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