Early Years Practitioner
Southcote Primary School 

Salary: Scale RG3 Scale point 5–11 pro rata: £23,500–£25,979 FTE;
actual £19,715–£21,795.
36.25 hours per week, term time plus INSET days.
Start date: September 2024.

Katesgrove and Southcote are both Schools Direct Training Schools and are very supportive of staff wishing to develop future Teaching careers through this programme

Our friendly schools are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated Early Years Practitioner to assist teaching staff in the classroom at each school. We have a lovely, hardworking team of staff and delightful pupils who deserve the best people working with them.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a good working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum/practices and supporting children’s learning and development.
  • contribute to assessment, planning and behaviour management.
  • demonstrate good interpersonal skills with team members and parents. 
  • be qualified to at least NVQ Level 3 with previous experience of working with young children and parents.
  • be able to work as a key worker for a group of children.

If any further information is required please contact the school on the details above.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

Application packs can be downloaded from our website:www.thekennetfederation.co.uk/vacancies/.

Applications considered on receipt.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found. 

The Kennet Federation aspires to be an actively anti-racist organisation. We recognise our aspiration as ongoing, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural diversity and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage candidates who share our ambition to apply, and we welcome applications from those with protected characteristics. The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check, appropriate references and health clearance.

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Southcote and Katesgrove Primary Schools

The Kennet Federation includes:
Southcote Primary School, Silchester Road, Southcote, Reading, Berkshire RG30 3EJ
Tel: 0118 937 5533 • www.southcoteprimary.co.uk
Katesgrove Primary School, Dorothy Street, Reading, Berks RG1 2NL
Tel: 0118 937 5490 • www.katesgroverprimaryschool.co.uk

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