King Solomon Academy
(must have Level 3 in a recognised childcare qualification)
A unique opportunity to be part of an outstanding academy and be part of an exciting new team in a new nursery setting.
We seek an Early Years Practitioner in the Nursery setting, bringing expertise and experience working with young children to provide excellent support and teaching to our pupils. We want to invest in a member of staff for the long term, and support in their development and impact as they work within our new nursery provision.
KSA is rare in that it is a genuine all-through school – our pupils can go from 2 years to university in our school. We have a brand new nursery building for over 100 pupils for 2-4 year olds on track to open in April 2021, to expand our existing nursery provision for 65 pupils.
In this role you will be a key person in managing the experience of pupils and their parents. You will have a welcoming and warm manner and build confidence in our families. There is the opportunity to work with 2-3 year olds or 3-4 year olds.
We have a great team in Early Years and are looking for an Early Years Practitioner who is passionate about helping children love learning and playing in a warm and inclusive environment. We are proud of our woodland garden and are building a Forest School provision.
We hire on values. This means that our teams are made up of like-minded people who share real passion for our mission. We are an inclusive team and we are actively seeking to enhance the diversity of our team. We welcome team members from all backgrounds. We look after our staff with enhanced benefits and ongoing professional and personal development. We’re a school nursery setting which is serving our local community with ambition and passion.
Day to day you will:
Our ideal candidate will have:
What we can offer you:
If you are an outstanding individual who has the relentless drive, boundless enthusiasm and the resilience for a challenging but rewarding new opportunity, then we’d love to hear from you.
To apply, and to see more information about the school and this role please visit: .
The deadline is 11am on Wednesday 7 th April 2021.
To discuss the role, please feel free to email the Principal’s PA, Shaheen Riaz ( ) or phone on .
Early Years Practitioner
Reports to: Assistant Principal, Head of EYFS
Start date: 4 th May 2021 or 1 st September 2021
Salary: Ark band 3 (full time salary: £ 22,206- £23,427; actual salary: dependent on exact hours worked)
Hours: Term time only; Part time or full time (~8am – 12pm, 1pm, 4pm or 6pm). 3 to 5 days a week. Exact work arrangement agreed on appointment., term time only
Exact hours and days flexible, agreed on appointment.
To work collaboratively within the Early Years team to provide a safe and joyful start to our children’s education through our ‘integrated’ approach to teaching and learning based on developing the unique child, supporting them to learn through play and assessing their progress so they achieve excellent outcomes.
Outcomes and Activities
Person Specification: Early Years Practitioner
Necessary qualification criteria
Skills and attributes
We are looking for these skills and attributes in line with our values or – at the very least – a candidate’s clear, demonstrable capacity to develop them:
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