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Early Years Practitioner

Fixed Term Contract (until 31.7.19)

School: New Beginnings Nursery
Address: Shakespeare Street, Southwick, SR5 2JX
Tel: (0191) 5618268
Nursery Manager: Mrs Helen Higgins

Salary: Grade 2-SCP 15-17 pro rata.
Term time only-37 hours

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and inspirational Early Years Practitioner to join our strong and very supportive team.

We are looking for a practitioner who:
• Is an outstanding practitioner.
• Has a good knowledge of the EYFS Foundation Stage.
• Is meticulous in their planning and preparation.
• Can imaginatively adapt and deliver the curriculum to our children.
• Has a good range of delivery skills to be able to cater for a range of children.
• Is able to use assessment to track and plan for good or better progress in children’s learning.
• Have high expectations of themselves and the children.
• Has a commitment to developing a creative curriculum to enthuse and motivate learners.
• Is passionate about creating a stimulating learning environment where children can grow and flourish.
• Is an excellent team player.
• Is able to communicate effectively in a wide range of situations.
• Has a good and effective range of behavioural management skills.

Hard copy version only of the completed forms should be returned to the Head teacher/Nursery Manager.

Visits by appointment only are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the Nursery on 0191 5618268

Closing Date:  7/12/2018 12pm

Shortlisting:    7/12/2018

Interview dates to be arranged:  Week Commencing 10/12/2018

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SEN 1:1 Support

Grade 2-SCP 15-17 pro rata. 
Term time only-37 hours

Main Functions: To assist in promoting the learning and personal development of the pupil to whom you are assigned, to enable him/her to make best use of the educational opportunities available to them.   

  • To aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and on his/her own by, for example:
  • Clarifying and explaining instructions
  • Support in intimate care.
  • Ensuring the pupil is able to use equipment and materials provided
  • Motivating and encouraging the pupil(s) as required by providing levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs
  • Assisting in weaker areas, e.g. speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting/presentation etc
  • Using praise, commentary and assistance to encourage the pupil to concentrate and stay on task
  • Liaising with class teacher, SENCO and other professionals about individual support plans , contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate
  • Providing additional nurture to individuals when requested by the class teacher or SENCO
  • Consistently and effectively implementing agreed behaviour management strategies
  • Helping to make appropriate resources to support the pupil

Application forms will be available on the school web site: www.southwickprimary.co.uk or by sending a large stamped addressed envelope to the School Office.  (Please ensure the correct postage is used)

Hard copy version only of the completed forms should be returned to the Head teacher.

Visits by appointment only are actively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the Nursery on 0191 5009554

Closing Date:  2.11.18 12pm

Shortlisting:    2.11.18

Interview dates to be arranged:  W/C 5.11.18

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Senior Lunchtime Supervisor

Hours:  12.5 per week TTO.

Pay scale: Grade 2.

Reports to: Community Manager/SLT.
To begin: ASAP

The Senior Lunchtime Supervisor/Lunchtime Play Lead role has been devised to make lunchtimes a pleasurable experience. The role is be lunchtime lead and actively ensure all children and staff support and follow the school’s positive ethos, and all staff and children engage fully in the new play initiative. The new initiative, which all staff will be trained in,  will put play at the forefront of children’s learning experiences and will see dramatic changes to the school’s playing areas. Supervision and promotion of play to staff and children is key to the role.

  • Be responsible for ensuring all staff fully engaged in supporting children in play activities in the playground.
  • To ensure school’s high behavior standards are met by setting high individual expectations, by leading by example, and by supervising and supporting staff to promote positive experiences in-
  • Dining room
  • Toilets
  • Moving around the school
  • Queue
  • Playground
  • On play equipment

To actively supervise the dining room procedures:-

  • Ensuring staff support children where necessary.
  • Make the dining experience pleasurable for children.
  • Ensure staff and children meet the school’s high expectations.

To administer first aid in the case of a minor accident and ensure all accidents recorded and dealt with correctly by all staff – reporting incidents back to class teacher.

To perform such other lunchtime duties as reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility.

Visits to school are by appointment only and should be arranged through the office.

Please submit application form (HARD COPIES ONLY) stating your experiences and suitability for the role.

Closing Date: 2.11.18 (12pm)

Shortlisting:   2.11.18

Interview dates to be arranged:  W/C 5.11.18

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