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0-3 Senior Childcare and Early Years Practitioner

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/11/2016 16:00
Grade 4 £16,772 - £18,560 Pro-rata for term time only
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Catchgate Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
4 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

We are an exciting and dynamic school providing quality integrated care and education for children aged 0-11 years. Our childcare setting is part of school and ran by Governors but is self-funding and financially independent.

The Senior Childcare and Early Years Practitioner will be based in our outstanding (Ofsted September 2016) 0 – 3-year room.
The post holder will: -
• Be the Senior within the 0 – 3 setting and have responsibility for raising the quality of early years’ provision exploring all aspects of education and care for children in the setting.
• Promote excellent practice at all times, working in partnership with the setting Manager, Head Teacher and Early Years Lead.
• Support high quality practice across the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
• Support other practitioners in the skills and behaviours which safeguard and promote good outcomes for all children.

They should also:
• Be a creative, enthusiastic practitioner who will bring their own style and skills to support the excellent work developed throughout the school.
• Be a caring and understanding person who enjoys working with children and who is committed to supporting high standards and enjoyment of learning.
• Have the ability to lead and work in a close team to achieve the best for our children and school community.

In return, the setting offers a team of hard working EYPs, a good network of teacher and Senior Leader support, wonderful children and caring parents.

Visits to the setting and school are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Zoe Merrick or Lynn Lewis on 01207 234252 for dates and times.

Application forms are available to download from this webpage and completed forms should be returned to the school by the closing date, Friday 4th November 2016 at 4.00 p.m.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 17th November 2016 from 9.15 a.m.

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.

This post is not open to job share.

Catchgate Primary School
Blackett Street
Stanley DH9 8LX

Tel: 01207 234252
Email: catchgate@durhamlearning.net

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