EYFS Practitioner
School
Ranikhet Academy
Location
Spey Road Tilehurst, Reading, England RG30 4ED
Start Date
June 2024
Salary
NJC Payscale 12-15 (£26,421 - £27,803) Full-time equivalent salary: Approximately £22,624 - £23,807 pro rata

About the Role

Are you passionate about nurturing young minds and making a positive impact on children’s lives?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Ranikhet Academy is currently recruiting to the role of EYFS Practitioner on a fixed one year contract starting in June 2024.

Duties include:

  • To provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children place in the setting.
  • To give support to their staff within the setting.
  • To work as part of a team in order to provide an enabling environment in which all individual children can play, develop and learn.
  • To build and maintain strong partnership working with parents to enable children’s needs to be met.

The successful candidate will work with colleagues in the EYFS classes and create a stimulating, safe and caring teaching and learning environment. We are looking for an individual who is able promote the physical, emotional, intellectual and social development of every child within the Foundation Stage.

So, if you are:

  • an excellent practitioner, keen to work in a supportive and principle-based school.
  • driven by a strong moral purpose to enable all children to achieve and have integrity.
  • passionate about creativity and have an excellent sense of humour.
  • warm in character, easy to work with and committed to teamwork, recognising that more can be achieved together than is possible as individuals.
  • a professional who values wellbeing but unafraid of hard work.
  • calm and able to handle pressure and setbacks with a smile.
  • keen to be challenged to become the best you can be.
  • able to be pushed at an accelerated rate of development, and reflective and proactive enough to make it happen.
  • determined to succeed with a ‘find a way or make one!’ attitude.
  • committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment.

This is a chance to be part of something exciting and very worthwhile. This opportunity will open doors both professionally and personally to anyone who joins our quest.

In return we can offer you: 

  • The chance to be part of a Multi-Academy Trust that genuinely cares about YOU
  • The chance to work with a supportive team.
  • An excellent CPD training programme with REAch2 and beyond.
  • A tenacious and experienced senior leadership team who care fervently about inclusion and promote creativity and thinking outside of the box
  • Fun-loving, energetic and enthusiastic pupils (and staff).
  • Proactive parents who are very supportive of our school
  • As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

 

Closing Date
Sunday 2 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities,
  • Term-time only,
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.