- Early years
- Fixed term (January 2022- August 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
- NJC05 - £19,312 FTE
- £10,005.91 pro rata
Early Years Practitioner job summary
Endike Academy is now recruiting for an Early Years Practitioner. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
You will be required to engage and extend the children's learning in an engaging manner on a day-to-day basis, encourage and assist the children in developing their independent skills. Assess and observe the children in their learning and using this to plan provocations and themes in response. You will also be required to be an integral and positive member of the Early Years Foundation Stage team.
22.5 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year
08:30 – 1:00 Monday - Friday
Fixed term January to August 2022
Salary & Benefits
NJC05 - £19,312 FTE, £10,005.91 pro rata
Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
Level 2 or above NVQ Early Years Care and Education
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent (level 2 skills) including English and maths at grade C or above
Good working knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.
Ability to understand the principles of child development and learning processes, including barriers to learning.
Can use ICT effectively to support learning.
Use of other equipment – video, photocopier, websites
Full working knowledge of relevant policies / codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation.
Working knowledge of National / Foundation Stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes.
Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes
Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.
Ability to relate well to children and adults.
Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these. Experience of working with Early Years or Primary school aged children
Experience of leading groups of children where learners making good progress
Experience supporting learning across all subject areas of the EYFS or National Curriculum
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2,000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other.
To submit your application, please click on ‘apply now’. Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form.
Endike Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff. It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.
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About Endike Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 3 to 11
- School size
- 427 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 3 to 11
Endike Academy is a warm, welcoming and vibrant primary school in Hull, offering a world-class education for children aged 3-11, with a dedicated early years provision.
Based in a unique building, Endike Academy provides a fantastic learning environment for its pupils.
At Endike Academy, staff believe that all children must be given the chance to reach their full potential. While accepting that every child is different, the academy celebrates achievement in all areas. Alongside our curriculum, we have a full programme of enrichment and sports activities and achieved the Artsmark Gold Award in 2018.
Endike prepares children for the next stages in their education by developing their resilience, perseverance, and social and emotional skills, from the nursery to Year 6.