Website Van Gogh Primary

Early Years Educator sought for primary school in Brixton
Salary: NJC Scale 4 (£29412 to £30771 per annum) - pro rata for part-year working
Hours: Full-time
Year Round?: No - 39 weeks per year (during school terms)
Permanent?: Yes
To Start: September 2024
For Further Details or to Arrange a Visit: Please contact the school by telephone on 020 7735 8348

To Apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below, unless an ‘External Link’ appears below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted.

Applications Close: noon, Friday 7th June 2024
Shortlisting: week beginning Monday 10th June 2024
Interviews: week beginning Monday 10th June 2024
Job Description:

Please apply for this position through the school’s E-Teach recruitment page

Do you have experience of, and enthusiasm for, working with children in Nursery and/or Reception?

We want to appoint a well-qualified and experienced Early Years Educator (EYE) to join our team.

This challenging and varied role is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of children by supporting the class teacher to provide a stimulating learning environment. If you are have the skills and experience to build constructive relationships and work proactively with children to improve outcomes, this opportunity could be perfect for you. The successful applicant will join a talented and hardworking staff team, supported by a Headteacher and Governors who are committed to fostering a culture of teamwork, collaboration and professional growth.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a real belief in inclusivity and the fact that all children can be supported to be successful
  • Be passionate about improving children’s’ outcomes
  • Be able to work as part of a team to identify and plan the support needed to address issues and prevent problems from escalating
  • Be good at establishing positive and constructive relationships with pupils and families
  • Have flexibility, resilience, adaptability and commitment to work as part of a team
  • Be a great communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • Have experience of maintaining accurate and up-to-date observations

We offer:

  • Wonderful pupils
  • An enthusiastic and highly skilled team of adults
  • Terrific resources and school facilities
  • A commitment to on-going professional development
  • A genuine commitment to ensure a respectful work life balance and regular opportunities to socialise with colleagues

Van Gogh Primary is delighted to be part of the Dunraven Educational Trust, and together we are focused on developing an exciting, dynamic and progressive community, focused on improving the outcomes for children and their families. The Trust overarching aim is Excellence for and from everyone. We are clear that this supports the development of children and young people (and adults) who are: resilient, courteous, optimistic, hardworking, self-disciplined, enthusiastic and creative.


Tagged as: Professional and Support

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