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We are looking to appoint a hard-working, flexible and enthusiastic Early Years practitioner to join the team in our highly successful and innovative Nursery. The successful candidate should be able to show that they have an authentic affinity with young children, a passion for Early Years education, a good sense of humour, the ability to get on with people of all ages and are genuinely comfortable working in a team. Ideally the candidate will hold at least a Level 2 childcare qualification although candidates who are willing to complete this in the future will be considered. This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and supportive Early Years team. For more information about our School please see the School's website https://www.thorpehall.southend.sch.uk/
For further information on the position and details on how to apply please download thesupporting documents.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, enhanced DBS and a Declaration that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
Information about the School
A fully inclusive, co-educational, independent day school for children aged 2 – 16, Thorpe Hall School offers small class sizes, excellent facilities and outstanding results at Key Stage 2, at 11+, and at GCSE.
Our pupils have a happy and positive school life, rich in variety and with a wealth of opportunity for them to be challenged and to achieve. At the core of our success is a strong and focused pastoral and wellbeing programme. Here, children of all ages are nurtured and supported to develop their confidence, social skills and friendships, and their love of learning and taking part.
We encourage intellectual risk-taking and create an environment where students are free to question, free to discover, free to try, and free to succeed. Although every student has different abilities and talents, we believe they all have a unique contribution to make, and we enthusiastically celebrate their successes.
Founded in 1925, Thorpe Hall is a forward-thinking school that retains the traditional values of hard work, respect, fairness and good manners. In addition, we aim to foster confidence, perseverance, tolerance, and integrity; to enhance communication skills; to embrace creativity; to encourage teamwork and promote an open-minded and outward-looking philosophy.
We are committed to providing a broad and varied life beyond lessons so that our students not only have the pleasure of trying many new activities when they are young but also find and develop essential skills that will form a vital part of their adult lives. The co-curricular programme at Thorpe Hall School is rich and diverse and enables pupils to explore their potential and discover new interests and passions.