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Early Years Practitioner - Part-time

St James' Church of England Primary Academy , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-2002-27S
  • Posted:15/09/2021
  • Pay:NJC D2
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:27/09/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:wc 4th October 2021


Salary:         NJC D2 Scale (Salary FTE £18,933 to £21,748 pro rata)

Contract:      Fixed term to 31st August 2022 with the prospect of a permanent role from September 2022

                    20 hours a week until January 2022 (Monday / Thursday / Friday)

                    34.25 hours a week from January 2022 (Monday to Friday)

                    Term time only plus Staff Development Days

Start Date:    As soon as possible


An exciting opportunity has arisen at St. James' Church of England Primary Academy Early Years Setting.   This will be a fixed term position until August 2022 with the possibility of becoming a permanent position from September 2022.

We offer:

  • a positive school community of which our Early Years Setting is an integral part
  • enthusiastic pupils and supportive parents
  • a commitment to ongoing professional development
  • the opportunity to be part of a team who are committed to transformational change

We are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and highly motivated Early Years Practitioner to join our flourishing team, working in an Integrated Early Years Setting with children aged two to five years.

As a key person, you will also be responsible for recording children observations and progress and building positive relationships with children and parents.  The candidate should have an NVQ2 in Childcare, or equivalent, experience of working with children aged two to five years and a commitment to improving the outcomes for all young children in the Foundation Stage.

The successful candidate will:

  • be knowledgeable and have the ability to teach very young children in our Early Years setting
  • be able to plan and deliver exciting learning experiences to spark children's curiosity and based on their interests and developmental needs
  • be passionate about giving our children the best start in their educational journey

A visit is highly recommended.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children.  Therefore, any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

For any further information, please contact the school on 01634 270341.

Closing date:  27th September 2021 12.00 noon

Interviews:     w/c 4th October 2021

Information about the school

St. James' Church of England Primary Academy is based in the Isle of Grain on the Hoo Peninsula and is a member of the Medway Anglican Schools Trust (MAST).

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Tracy Upton
  • Address:High Street, Isle Of Grain, Rochester, Kent, ME3 0BS
  • Telephone: 01634 270 341
  • Email: office@stjames.medway.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.