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Job Ref No. ECC0-54S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: Essex LGS Point 3-4 (£18,065 - £18,426) + fringe
Position Start Date: 01/11/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/09/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: Week beg 20.09.21 to 30.09.21  

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Newhall Nursery Practitioner Position

At Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery, we are looking for an exceptional Early Years Practitioner to work with our Nursery Manager, Early Years Phase Leader and other EYFS staff. We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and wants to get stuck in with all aspects of our academy life!

Working hours: 37 hours on a rota basis between 7.15am and 6.15pm, All Year Round

Start date: As soon as possible / October 2021 / November 2021

Salary: Essex LGS Point 3-4 (£18,065 - £18,426) + fringe £609 pro rata

About us

Newhall is a relatively new, state of the art academy on the Newhall development in Harlow. The Nursery has capacity for 56 children and is open all year round from 7.30am until 6pm. It offers both funded and private day care places.

About the role

You will be based in the purpose built Nursery building and you will work in partnership with other Early Years Practitioners. You will be line managed by an experienced Senior Early Years Practitioner and be part of the wider Academy and Nursery Early Years Team.

What we're looking for:

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in childcare, has previous experience in a day care setting and knowledge of the current Early Years Framework. You must have recent experience of working with 6 month to 5 year olds, and be able to show evidence of this.

The successful candidate will have:

· Experience as an effective Early Years Practitioner.

· Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour

· Good organisational skills

· Creativity which drives all aspects of care and education

In return we can offer:

· A firm commitment to you and your professional development.

· Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors.

· A growing learning community.

· Fantastic professional development training

How to apply

We hope you will take the time to find out more about our new academy and nursery and experience our warm welcome. For further information about the role, or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact the Headteacher at


Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery has a rigorous Child Protection policy and is committed to the welfare of every child. Consequently, all short-listed candidates will be asked for two references before interview and these could be followed up with a verbal discussion with your referee. If successful, your enhanced DBS check will be carried out irrespective of any previous checks and a Disqualification Declaration form will also be required.

Candidates will be expected to self-disclose information to us should there be any current or historical convictions, hearings or allegations. If this is relevant to you then please write to the Headteacher prior to interview about this, marking the envelope private and confidential.

Information about the School

Newhall is a new, 2-form, state of the art academy and nursery on the Newhall development in Harlow. The school has been built to accommodate 420 primary children (Reception to Year 6) and 56 nursery children (6 months to 4 years).

Our school and nursery are situated on vast grounds, incorporating sports fields, games courts and play areas. The main building itself offers a fully equipped curriculum kitchen for pupil use, a beautiful library, outbreak areas for interventions, a music and drama room and very well-resourced nursery rooms and primary classrooms.

All our staff have an excellent work ethic and deliver high quality learning opportunities for our polite and eager-to-learn children. We have a caring, family ethos coupled with high expectations and along with the Reach2 Academy Trust, we are able to provide high quality CPD for all who work here.

We look forward to having you join our Newhall family!

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Charmaine Ward
Reach2 Academy Trust
Roundhouse Way, Harlow
Essex, CM17 9SF
Telephone: 01279215480

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