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Job Ref No. ECC1001-47S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: scale 2-3, point 2-5
Position Start Date: 04/01/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 03/12/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: 8th & 9th December 2021  

Job Description

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Level 2 or 3 Nursery Practitioner required Monday - Friday 8.45am-3:45pm

Woodcroft Nursery school is delighted to invite you to join our wonderful team as a Level 3 Nursery Practitioner. This is initially a fixed-term post with the potential for a permanent contract.

The successful candidate will have at least a level 3 childcare qualification, experience of working with a range of children, good communication skills and be committed to helping children reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

· Fantastic team working skills

· Patience and resilience

· An awareness, understanding and compassionate approach towards inclusion

· A passion to promote the safety, wellbeing and education of young children

· Flexibility and adaptability to meet the emerging needs of children

· A warm, welcoming and friendly approach

Please see the job description of a full outline of roles and responsibilities.

If you are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of young children and enjoy being part of a supportive and dedicated team of Early Years practitioners, we look forward to hearing from you.

We can offer you:

· A friendly, supportive and happy work environment

· Innovative and involved staff and children

· An inclusive, caring ethos, that focuses on the child at the heart of the learning

· Wonderful learning spaces both inside and out

· Supportive and engaging families

· A supportive and engaging governing body

· A continued drive towards excellence

· Continued professional development in a community of skilled practitioners

At Woodcroft we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff, governors, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

We are unable to accept CV's so please ensure you complete sections 11 and 12 (Other relevant training and Information in support) of the application form in full.

Information about the School

Woodcroft Nursery School is a maintained nursery school providing funded educational services for 2-5 year olds. Our dedicated and experienced team comprises of qualified teachers, nursery nurses and nursery practitioners. We have extensive indoor and outdoor facilities including Forest School. We offer a range of extended services including breakfast and after school clubs.

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

Jo Green
Dorset Avenue
Great Baddow, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9UB
Telephone: 01245 473222

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