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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

GCSE English and Maths or equivalent eg. Adult Literacy/Numeracy at level 2

Relevant Early years Qualification (At least Level 3)

Qualifications relating to the post eg health, children, practical skills, first aid

Evidence of previous personal development

Paediatric first aid

This is a public facing role and therefore is necessary to be able to demonstrate fluency and proficiency in spoken English. To be able to converse at ease with members of the public (including children) and provide guidance and advice in accurate spoken English.

An understanding of the needs of a multicultural society.

An understanding of the issues relating to pupils who have additional learning needs, more able and special educational needs.

Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes as appropriate

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/strategies.

Knowledge of health and safety requirements

Knowledge of Behaviour Management

Knowledge of a particular subject/technical area

Experience of working with pupils of relevant age, assisting in their development

Experience of working with pupils with additional educational needs, more able, special educational needs.

Experience of working in the relevant discipline.

Experience of working as part of a team

Specific technical/resource experience eg. science, art, ICT

Ability to understand classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.

Demonstrate a commitment to working with children of the relevant age.

Very good numeracy/literacy skills.

Ability to use relevant equipment/technology.

Ability to use ICT effectively in relation to the post.

Good organisational skills.

Ability to relate well to pupils and adults.

Work constructively as part of a team.

Ability to remain calm under pressure.

Demonstrate good co-operative, interpersonal and effective listening skills.

Good sense of humour.

Ability to prioritise conflicting demands and pressures.

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.

Ability to work proactively and independently , flexibility and willingness to accept change.

Approachable, courteous and able to present a positive image of the school to callers and visitors.

Ability to use relevant equipment/resources.

Willingness to share knowledge, expertise and experience.

Maintain confidentiality in matters relating to the school, its pupils, parents and carers.

Candidates should indicate an acceptance of and commitment to the principles underlying Equal Rights policies and practices

Willing to undertake further professional training as required.

Commitment to raising standards.

Will not require holiday leave during term time.

Must be legally entitled to work in the UK (Asylum and Immigration Act 1996)

No contra-indications in personal background or criminal record indicating unsuitability to work with children/people/vulnerable clients/finance (CRB check required)

Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

Ability to cope with the requirements of the post, which may include working with pupils who have emotional and behavioural difficulties or physical difficulties.

For posts working with pupils who have physical difficulties, it may be an unavoidable core component of the job for the postholder to be capable of lifting and carrying pupils, within the schools policies and practices.

What the school offers its staff

Early Years Practitioner

Term Time Only plus 2 days

The Priestley Academy Trust is a collaboration of six primary schools close to the city centre of Bradford, West Yorkshire. We are a dedicated and hardworking Trust and we aim to be at the forefront of new initiatives to raise standards and broaden the range of experiences for our pupils.

We are now looking for an Early Years Practitioner at Green Lane Primary School.

Green Lane Primary is a wonderful school in the heart of Manningham: we pride ourselves on our inclusivity and strive to ensure all children reach their full potential. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Early Years Practitioner to work as part of our dedicated team.You will play a key role in shaping the early development of children aged 2-5 and will plan and deliver engaging activities.Maintaining strong communication with parents/carers and colleagues is key.

We can Offer:

  • A supportive and experienced leadership team
  • An exciting innovative place to work
  • A dedicated and friendly team of staff

The successful applicants will have:

  • A willingness to participate in development and training opportunities
  • Relevant early years qualification (at least Level 3)
  • GCSE English and Maths (grade C/4 or above) or equivalent eg. Adult Literacy/Numeracy at level 2 or higher
  • Qualifications relating to the post eg health, children, practical skills, first aid
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure
  • The ability to cope with the requirements of the post

To book a visit, or have a conversation regarding the role, please contact joanna.baxendale@priestley.academy

All posts are subject to vetting and recruitment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Commitment to safeguarding

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

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Green Lane Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
591 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Arranging a visit to Green Lane Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joanna.baxendale@priestley.academy.

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