Early Year Practitioner - Level 3

Caterpillars Preschool Marks Tey, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC422628-12S Position Type: Early Years Pay Range: £8,000-£8,500
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 8th-18th July 2024  

Job Description

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In readiness for our move to an exciting new setting based in the grounds of St Andrews School (CO6 1HL) in September 2024, Caterpillars Pre-school has a opportunity for a highly motivated Early Years Practitioner to join our dedicated team. The role requires a minimum Level 3 full relevant qualification.

The role will be 18 hours a week. The main hours will be 8:45am- 1:30pm Monday to Thursday. There will be additional time paid each month to attend team meetings (Afternoons 1:30-2:30pm - day to be confirmed) and work on reports/folders for any key children allocated to you.

Both our Caterpillars settings are currently rated Ofsted Outstanding. Caterpillars is a fun, proactive and supportive team who are passionate about children's development and making learning engaging and fun for all. The successful applicant will report to the Pre-School Managers, Deputy Manager and Management Committee.

Salary: Current rate of pay is £11.50 per hour
Annual Salary:between £7500 - £8000 Depending on qualifications and experience) including holiday pay.
Hours and holiday pay are averaged out over the year and paid over 12 months.

Information about the School

Caterpillars is a successful committee-run preschool based in St. Andrew's Church in Marks Tey since 2002 and in Birch since 2009. Caterpillars also provides a breakfast club and after-school at Copford Church of England School which is run by the pre-school staff.

Caterpillars is thriving with both Marks Tey and Birch settings recently graded Outstanding. Caterpillars enjoys excellent parental support, a dedicated and hardworking team of staff and a well attended committee. Our whole ethos and focus is to provide the best environment we can for the children and we whole heartedly support our staff in achieving this.

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

Sarah Lawrence
St Andrew's Church Hall
Church Lane
Marks Tey, Colchester
Essex, CO6 1LW
Telephone: 07981 169 883
Email: pr@caterpillarspreschool.org

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