Reference: JOB-72328
Location: Grove House Infant & Nursery School
Job Hours: 20 hours per week
Phase: Early Years
Job Type: Permanent
Job Weeks: Term time + 1 week
Job Time: Part Time
Start Date: September 2024
Salary: Scale F or Scale G (dependant on experience)
Closing Date: Mon 3rd Jun 2024


Application Pack

Early Years Practitioner

Grove House Infant & Nursery School

Gilpin's Ride


NR19 1BJ

Email: office@ghn.unity-ed.uk

Website: www.unityeducationtrust.uk

·        Salary: Dependant on Experience

-         Grade F Point 12-17 (£12,503 to £13,614 actual per annum) or

-         Grade G Point 18-22 (£13,851 to £14,842 actual per annum)

·        Permanent

·        Part Time – 20 hours per week (mornings only – Monday to Friday)

·        Term Time plus 1 week

·        Required – September 2024


Early Years Practitioner required September 2024

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated, caring and ambitious Early Years Practitioner who is able to support in making sure that our children are safe, happy and stimulated in our nursery class at Grove House Infant & Nursery School.

The Federation of Grove House and King’s Park Infant Schools is part of Unity Education Trust who provide education for Norfolk children across all age ranges, mainstream, specialist provision, SEND and complex needs. When joining our federation, you will become part of our successful family of schools that prides itself in developing all.

The successful candidate will have: 

  • An appropriate childcare qualification at Level 3 or above
  • At least Level 2 in English and Maths
  • At least 2 years experience of working in a nursery environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work under the direction of the EYFS lead, but is able to use their own initiative to support children’s development
  • The ability to establish a positive relationship with children, parents and staff
  • The willingness to contribute to the common goals of the school and Unity Education Trust
  • Knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework within an Early Years setting

We can offer:

  • A supportive team and engaging environment
  • Support from an experienced Early Years lead
  • An excellent environment in which to develop professionally
  • Kind, confident and engaging children
  • A team of enthusiastic, dedicated and high performing staff
  • Supportive Governors, Trustees and parents
  • All the advantages of a successful academy group, with a friendly strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
  • An extended network of teachers and leaders who share and exchange ideas, and continued professional development opportunities

For an informal discussion about the post please email office@ghn.unity-ed.uk

Please visit our websites; https://grovehouseinfant.org/       www.unityeducationtrust.uk

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June at 12:00pm

Interview Date: To be confirmed

How to apply

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No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

​​​​​​​Unity Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.