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Early Years Practitioner

Smallwood Primary SchoolTooting, SW17 0TW

36 hours per week (with ½ hour unpaid lunch break)
Term Time Only - 39 weeks per year 

Smallwood Primary is a vibrant, creative and ambitious school located in Tooting, London. We are an inclusive school where all children are valued and cared for. Our school vision promotes our ambition for lifelong learning.  We ensure that each child is given the encouragement and commitment they deserve to believe in themselves, always take part, never give up and treat everyone equally. 

You will be working in our EYFS Foundation Classes. The ideal candidate will have outstanding knowledge and experience using the EYFS Curriculum and will be able to complete reports, assess children and lead phonics sessions as well as plan activities and learning experiences. They will also be able to help the teacher with classroom organisation and administration. 

Experience of working in an Early Years setting and familiarity with the Foundation Stage is essential. You will work under the direction of the class teacher and will be expected to support individuals and small groups of children. A minimum of G.C.S.E. grade C or above in English and Maths and NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or relevant extensive experience is required.

Ideal candidates will be positive and enthusiastic in their approach and will seek to provide the opportunity for the children they are working with to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially.  

We are a school moving forward with purpose to continue to improve the quality of teaching and learning with a commitment to raising standards. We have high aspirations for each and every child. 

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website  

For any further details please contact the school on the telephone number below. 

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email  or by post. 

Closing date: 13 December 2021
Interviews: 15 December2021 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is subject to a DBS check. 

CVs are not accepted.

Smallwood Primary School & Language Unit
Smallwood Road
SW17 0TW
Tel: 020 8672 6024
Headteacher Mrs F Loudon

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