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Foundation Stage Practitioner

Part Time, Fixed Term

Foundation Stage Practitioner

At East Worlington Primary School

14 Hours per week

Fixed term until 31st December 2023

Grade C

£11.18 - £11.59 per hour (depending on experience / Pay award pending)


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed, patient and motivated Foundation Stage Practitioner to join our team at East Worlington Primary School. We are delighted to offer this post on a fixed term basis until 31st December (with a potential to extend).

The successful candidate will work with the teacher and senior staff to ensure a creative learning environment within the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. The role will involve high quality practice through a range of interesting and stimulating activities and supervision of individuals and groups of children in the nursery or foundation stage unit.

The role requires working closely with the Early Years Teacher in planning and evaluating daily/weekly learning and care.

Candidates should demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

  • Ideally hold a recognised Level 2 or Level 3 Early Years qualification, although not essential.
  • Hold suitable Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Patience and positivity
  • The ability to support colleagues, use positive behaviour management strategies and ensure the school continues its excellent provision for all pupils

The post is offered for 14 hours per week. The working pattern is for 3.5 hours per day over 4 days per week (not a Tuesday). Ideally the hours are from 9am – 12.30pm but there is flexibility for the right candidate which can be discussed at interview.

We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability, or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

Please download and complete the application form and email it to

 As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

In line with Government guidance, we may carry out online searches against shortlisted applicants’ names as part of our due diligence checks.

Closing date: 10 am 29th, September 2023

Interview Date: To be advised