Qualified Early Years Practitioner - Blagdon Nursery School April 2024

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner Required for April 2024 Scale: RG3 Scale 5-11 (£19,036 to £21,044 pro rata actual salary)

35 hours a week, term time only, plus 5 INSET days

We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated Early Years Practitioner to work in this large and busy Nursery School with children aged between 2-4 years.

Blagdon Nursery has been at the heart of the Whitley community for over 80 years.

We can offer;

• an opportunity to work in an exemplary Early Years setting

• the opportunity to develop your skills and experience throughout our Federation of three exemplary Nursery Schools

• training and continuous professional development

• a positive and enthusiastic staff, who are committed to achieving the best outcomes for our children

• the benefits of working for the Local Authority, including pension scheme and the employee assistance scheme The successful candidates will;

• be qualified to Level 3 in Early Years Education and Childcare

• have a working knowledge of the updated Early Years Foundation Stage and of child development; and be passionate about working with this age group

• be confident in observing and assessing children’s development, preferably with experience of using Tapestry

• have a good knowledge of Safeguarding practices

• be motivated, creative, enthusiastic and a good team player

• be reliable, flexible and have good communication skills Reference Number: BNEYP/03/24 Closing date: 03/05/24.  Interviews: to be confirmed *Applications will be considered upon receipt For an application pack please email: admin@blagdonnursery.reading.sch.uk or visit www.reysfederation.org Blagdon Nursery School is part of the REYS Federation which comprises of Blagdon, Caversham and New Bridge Nursery Schools. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS check and we may conduct a social media search for successful candidates. CVs will not be accepted; please request an application pack via the above email or download one from our website.