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Job Ref No. ECC3101-70 Position Type: Teaching/Child Support Pay Range: Depending on qualifications and experience
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/01/2018 Midday Date of Interviews: To be arranged  

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Early Years Key Worker

29.5 hours per week

Term time plus non-pupil days

Salary depending on qualifications and experience, starting at £10,635.37 (FTE £15,115 + £585 fringe)

The Wickford Church of England School is seeking an Early Years Key Worker to join our outstanding team at Little Teds. Little Teds is a provision for 2-4 year olds in a modern, purpose built setting on the school grounds. The successful person will be:

  • Enthusiastic and motivated
  • Qualified in Early Years, prefereably to level 3
  • An excellent team worker who is flexible where required
  • Aware of the EYFS framework

In return, we can offer the successful candidate:

  • The opportunity to work with our lovely children
  • A responsive and involved leadership team
  • A CPD entitlement for all staff
  • Supportive colleagues who want the best possible opportunities for children
  • A constantly improving learning environment

Visits can be arranged by contacting Carol Woodger at or 01268 733297. Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early so recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience. Please email your completed application form to, or submit your application online via

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Wickford Church of England School is a small, friendly infant school, close to good transport links.

HEARTS is an acronym inspired by our vision of Happiness, self-Esteem, Achievement, Respect and Responsibility, Trust, Service and Spirituality for all pupils.

The Trust is truly innovative and rewards outstanding staff for outstanding outcomes. The school calendar year has 184 days of contact time with pupils, 5 non-pupil days, and the equivalent of 6 days of high quality continuous professional development.

The Trustees are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to and enhanced DBS check, medical check, a prohibition from teaching check and references. References will be taken up prior to interview. All positions are subject to a probationary period.

For further information about the HEARTS Academy Trust please visit our website at

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

Penny Partridge
Mount Road, Wickford
Essex, SS11 8HE
Telephone: 01268 572672