EARLY YEARS PRACTITIONER
To Commence As Soon As Possible
Are you passionate about shaping young minds? Do you have experience working in a vibrant, growing, excellent Early Years setting? Do you love the variety, excitement and fun of working with young children? If you’re a committed Early Years Practitioner then this is the role for you…
RGS The Grange are looking for an experienced, well qualified, enthusiastic and hard-working individual to join our bustling nursery setting and lead in our Early Years Holiday Club provision. The ideal candidate will be used to working with both 2-3 and 3-4-year olds, and preparing them for the transition to school whilst instilling them with a love of life-long learning, as they begin their education journey. Room Leader experience would also be an advantage.
The post is for a full year, working 37.5 hours per week in term time and 40 hours per week in holiday periods. During term time you will work on a 4 day shift pattern and in holiday periods you will work a 5 day week. There is a 30 minute unpaid lunch break each day. The Early Years Department is staffed between 7.45am and 6.00pm daily in term time and Holiday Club runs from 8.00am until 5.00pm daily.
The post attracts 25 days annual leave which should be taken throughout the year, 12 days in term time and 13 days in holiday periods.
The ideal candidate will be at least Level 3 qualified and, if possible, hold a forest school school qualification to support RGS The Grange’s outdoor activities. For the right candidate training and support through apprenticeship levels could be available. You should also have experience of leading a small team.
RGS The Grange provide a range of benefits for employees including free lunch during term time, cycle scheme, fee remission, employee assistance programme, an excellent pension, uniform, and free parking.
Please complete an application form TODAY through TES outlining how you meet the person specification. RGS The Grange reserves the right to close the advert should a sufficient number and calibre of applicants be received prior to the closing date.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview which could, initially, carried out remotely. The closing date for applications is noon on FRIDAY 9 APRIL 2021 with interviews scheduled as soon as possible after that date.
The Governors of RGS Worcester are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Registered Charity No. 1120644
RGS The Grange
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Primary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 2 - 11 years