EYFS Practitioner
Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery
Roundhouse Way Harlow, Essex, England CM17 9SF
Start Date
29th April 2024 (pending safer recruitment checks)
SCP 5-6 (£23,500 - £23,893) FTE

About the Role

We need: 


An Early Years Practitioner to work with colleagues in the Nursery 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.  


Then you’d love to work at Newhall Primary Academy and for REAch2. This is not just another job. 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. 

Closing Date
15th April at Midday
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

You are invited to submit an application form to Mr B Duffy, Headteacher by email [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.  


In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check. 


To arrange an informal discussion or nursery visit please contact Ms E Pike, Nursery Manager via the nursery office on 01279 351104 or by email [email protected]. 

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 and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
  • A great ECT experience

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