Houghton Community Nursery - Early Years Practitioner

Job Summary
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/01/2022 15:59
Grade 2 £ 19,312- £19,698
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Houghton Community Nursery
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Closing date:
26 Jan
Further Information



SCHOOL: The Federation of Houghton Community Nursery School and Mill Hill Nursery School
Address: Houghton Community Nursery, Nesham Place, Houghton-le- Spring. DH5 8AE
Tel: (0191) 5846655
Email: houghton.nursery@schools.sunderland.gov.uk
Web: www.houghtonnurseryschool.org.uk
Headteacher: Mrs Sarah Dixon- Jones
Number on Roll: 120
Address: Mill Hill Nursery, Torphin Hill Drive, Doxford Park, Sunderland SR3 2PJ
Tel: (0191) 5220505
Email: mill.hill.nursery@schools.sunderland.gov.uk
Web: www.millhillnursery.org.uk
Headteacher: Sarah Dixon-Jones
Number on Roll : 120

Position: Early Years Practitioner 1 Full Time AYR
Salary: Grade 2 £ 19,312- £19,698
Required : ASAP

The Governors and Headteacher of these Outstanding Nursery Schools wish to appoint an experienced Early Years Practitioners, a minimum relevant (DfE validated) Early Years Level 3 qualification is required, with a thorough understanding of child development, to work as part of the schools team working with children 0-5yrs and continue to develop and build on effective practice. An enthusiasm for working with children, a caring nature and willingness to ‘go the extra mile’ are essential for this post. This post is to cover maternity leave.

The successful applicant will be expected to be a key worker and:

• Be an outstanding and reflective practitioner with high expectations for all children
• A minimum relevant (DfE validated) Early Years Level 3 qualification is required with experience of working in Early Years.
• Be proficient in supporting the delivery of all aspects of teaching and learning.
• Be a team player and be able to work independently.
• Be an effective communicator, who is willing to participate fully in whole school life.
• Demonstrate an excellent level of working knowledge of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and a good understanding of effective principles of child development and learning processes
• Be committed to raising standards and attainment for all children in a stimulating learning environment.

Application packs and further information will be available by Email from the Office Manager, Kay Bowman, email kay.bowman@schools.sunderland.gov.uk. Completed forms should be returned to this email address. Candidates are invited to visit the schools by prior arrangement.

Closing date: Wednesday 26th January 2022 4pm
Shortlisting: Thursday 27th January 2022
Interviews: Monday 31st January 2022

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The Federation of Houghton Community Nursery School and Mill Hill Nursery School safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.