Early Years Level 3 Practitioner

Widford Lodge School, Chelmsford

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Job Ref No. ECC6005-13S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £16,500 p.a
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 20th April 2021  

Job Description

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EYFS Practitioner, Pre-School

Job Purpose:
The Pre-School Practitioner is responsible to the School Proprietor, Headteacher and Head of Pre-School.


Full-time during term time plus 5 days

Reporting to:
Head of Pre-school


Duties will include:

· The planning and preparation of activities, to meet children's individual needs. Observing and assessing key children. Maintaining development records.

· Keeping online learning journeys for each pupil

· Preparation, care, cleanliness and maintenance of the playrooms and equipment.

· Positive management of children's behaviour.

· Supervision of snack and lunch times.

· The care and supervision of the children with regard to their physical, emotional and intellectual needs. Contribute to the maintenance of pupils' safety and security.

· Liaising with parents ensuring effective communication within the Pre-School.

· Participating in Parents' Evenings and report writing.

· Offering all children equal opportunities with regard to their religion, racial origins, gender, disabilities, cultural or linguistic background.

· Adhering to the school's policies and procedures. Maintaining confidentiality in the Pre-School. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

· Working as part of a team.

· Providing a good role model.

· Keeping and monitoring accident, incident and risk assessment records.

Support for the school
· Attending staff meetings.

· Reviewing and developing their own professional practice.

· Any other duties appropriate to the post as directed by the school Proprietor, Head teacher and Pre-School Supervisor.

Information about the School

Widford Lodge is a unique and special learning environment. We have been instilling a love of learning in pupils between the ages of 2 ½ and 11 for over 80 years.

Widford Lodge aims to educate its pupils through a broad and balanced curriculum so that they can meet the challenges of the wider world.

Children of all abilities are educated in a purposeful, safe and secure environment where emphasis is placed on the traditional values of honesty, courtesy and respect of self and others. Since September 2018 we have been a Forest school.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sandy Burdge
Widford Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9AN
Telephone: 01245 352581
Email: admin@widfordlodge.co.uk

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