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Early Years Practitioner

Employer
Inspired Education
Location
Putney, London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Qualified Practitioner, Teaching
Sector
Nursery, School

Early Years Practitioner

ROLE SUMMARY:

Falcons School, is looking to appoint an experienced, well-qualified and reflective Early Years Practitioner. They have a passion for early years and are keen to support other colleagues to develop and improve across all Key Stages.

We take great pride in developing our pupils into happy, confident, and kind individuals ready to meet the challenges of the next phase in their educational journey.

Children’s happiness and wellbeing are at the forefront of what we do, and our nurturing environment allows pupils to develop confidence in their surroundings. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To deliver educational programmes to children to support their development and learning through effective planning that identified the intent of these programmes and successful implementation strategies that demonstrate excellent quality teaching.
  • To design and deliver a range of learning opportunities that can have impact on children’s progress and shape their dispositions and attitudes towards learning.
  • To use effective tools to monitor children’s progress, using the EYFS framework, and use this information to report on the progress they are making in their learning.
  • To conduct evaluations that inform and shape planning (intent) and delivery (implementation), evaluating the impact of teaching on children’s learning and promoting the characteristics of effective teaching and learning.
  • To provide opportunities for parents to extend their children’s learning.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

Qualifications

The post holder will:

  • hold a Level 3 qualification in Early Years Education.
  • have experience of working with young children, particularly aged 2-5, and families, identifying support for developing children’ learning.
  • have experience of working as part of a team.
  • ideally, have experience of teaching and delivering planned learning experiences

Knowledge and Understanding

The post holder will have:

  • a good knowledge and understanding of the EYFS, Ofsted Education Inspection Framework and relevant current legislation.
  • a good understanding of the developmental needs of young children, particularly 2- to 5-year-olds
  • a good understanding of what constitutes a quality Early Education environment.
  • an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of safeguarding requirements and procedures.
  • a good understanding of how to make accurate assessments of children’s learning and development and then devise appropriate next steps to their learning.
  • a commitment to inclusive and non-discriminatory working practice with children, families, colleagues, and the community

Skills and Abilities

The post holder will have:

  • good observational and assessment skills and the experience of maintaining accurate learning records for children.
  • the ability to communicate effectively with parents and colleagues.
  • good teaching skills, including scaffolding, demonstrating and role modelling positive interactions with children.
  • good planning skills

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 

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