Early Years Practitioner Level 2

Hawkedon Primary School, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 3AP

27 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 July 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

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  • 30 hours 50 minutes per week term time. 8:40am - 3:30pm Monday - Friday to include a lunchtime duty.

Contract type



Grade 4 - £20,444 - £22,129 FTE

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 job summary

We are seeking to appoint a qualified Early Years assistant to support our Foundation children. A working knowledge of the Foundation Stage Curriculum is essential and experience in a Foundation Stage setting desirable. Part of the hours will be supporting the children at lunchtime. Hawkedon is three form entry and a highly successful school with a reputation for developing skills, talent and an inspirational level of excellence for everyone.The successful candidate will:

  • Have NVQ3 or above in Teaching and Learning Support, Childcare Learning and Development or Teaching Assistant or other equivalent qualification.
  • Have at least one year’s experience of working with children
  • Be passionate about working with children, committed to helping children thrive and get the best start in life.
  • Have a warm and positive approach, lots of creative ideas and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Have excellent communication, numeracy & literacy skills
  • Be resilient and have a solution-focused approach
  • Experience of behaviour management would advantageous

We can offer:

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
  • A commitment to professional development
  • Free childcare at our breakfast & after school club (for our employees’ children attending Hawkedon Primary School).                                                   We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees and therefore welcome applicants from under-represented groups. Hawkedon Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This position requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check and two strong references.

Applying for the job

Applications will be considered upon receipt and should be emailed to vacancies@hawkedon.wokingham.sch.uk. The final date for submission is noon Monday 12th September 2022. Interviews will be held on Thursday 15th September 2022.

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About Hawkedon Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
628 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01189 677444

Hawkedon is three form entry and a highly successful school with a reputation for developing skills, talent and an inspirational level of excellence for everyone.

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