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Early Years Practitioner - Reception Class

London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Scale 5, £21,588 - £23, 511 pro rata
The Jenny Hammond Primary School, Worsley Road, Leytonstone
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
36 hours hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/09/2014 at 12:00 PM
London Borough Of Waltham Forest

Reception Class Early Years Practitioner

Required for September 2014 or ASAP after that

5 days a week over 45.6 weeks a year, 8.30am start

‘The Jenny Hammond Primary School is a good school. The strong leadership team together with the governing body have developed a vibrant and harmonious community, with a focus on learning. The behaviour of the children is outstanding.’

Ofsted Inspection, March 2012

An exciting opportunity now exists for a highly committed, experienced Early Years Practitioner to work alongside our Reception class teacher and join our progressive team, committed to child centred creative teaching and learning. Initially this position is to support children with additional needs in the Reception class and from January 2015 to cover the maternity leave of our current EYP. In September 2015 as we expand to 2 forms of entry you will be in a team of 2 Reception class teachers and 2 EYPs.

 You will be:

  • experienced in working within Early Years
  • a positive and inspirational colleague
  • a true professional with a strong commitment to raising standards of achievement through active-learning
  • a team player who is fully committed and who enjoys working co-operatively with colleagues

In return we offer:

  • enthusiastic independent thinking children
  • a friendly and dedicated team of staff
  • a creative curriculum
  • supportive parents and governors
  • encouragement for continuing professional development

 Interviews to be held week beginning 15th September 2014

If you do not hear from us by Monday 15th September then unfortunately you have not been successful in being shortlisted

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address:

The Jenny Hammond Primary School, Worsley Road, Leytonstone, E11 3JL

The Jenny Hammond Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply

Visits to the school are encouraged. For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Deborah Gibbon, the Head Teacher. Application forms and further details are available from Jacquie Reid in the school office on 020 8519 3977 or at Jacquie.reid@jennyhammond.waltham.sch.uk.

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