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Early Years Practitioner

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Early Years Practitioner

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a boarding school and nursery near Robertsbridge, who are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Early Years Practitioner to join their Early Years team. The Nursery & Kindergarten is a vibrant and creative environment, set in glorious grounds. The school were judged 'Excellent' in all areas by ISI in their latest inspection.


  • To take on key person responsibility for a small group of children;
  • To be involved in collaborative planning and preparation;
  • To build and maintain strong relationships with parents;
  • To provide a happy, nurturing and educational environment following the EYFS framework;
  • To ensure health and safety policies are followed and to ensure the wellbeing of the children.

Key Relationships

  • Head of Nursery & Kindergarten;
  • Head of Pre-Prep;
  • Headmaster

Qualifications and Experience

  • At least NVQ Level 3 in Childcare, Learning and Development (or equivalent);
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage;
  • Appropriate experience of working with 2 to 4 year olds in a nursery setting;
  • Strong observation and assessment skills.

Working hours are expected to be school hours, Monday to Friday and term time only.

If you are an enthusiastic team player with a passion for Early Years education, then we would love to hear from you.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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