Qualified Early Years Practitioner – Chingford

Website ABLE Staffing

Childcare Recruitment Specialists

Vacancy Type
Permanent/Full Time
Application Deadline
Sunday, February 4, 2024
Job Profile
Job Profile document

Job Summary

Hours: 52 weeks, 40 hours, 4 days a week

Salary: £24,960

Job Purpose

To ensure that the Collegiate and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This job description is written at a specific time and is subject to change as the demands of the Collegiate and the role develops. The role requires flexibility and adaptability and the employees of the Collegiate need to be aware that they may be asked to perform tasks and be given responsibilities not detailed in this job description.

Duties and responsibilities:

Values and Practice

  • Monitoring the progress of children and taking appropriate action
  • Having high expectations of all children
  • Treating children with respect and consideration
  • Developing children as learners
  • Promoting positive values, attitudes and behaviours
  • Evaluating the learning of children
  • Employing a range of agreed school strategies to promote good behaviour and establish a purposeful learning environment.

Planning Expectations and Targets

  • Setting challenging learning objectives with success criteria
  • Using the Early Years Curriculum to plan activities which allow opportunities for child-initiated and adult-led learning
  • Selecting and preparing resources, with the help of support staff where appropriate
  • Using agreed school planning system for all subject areas
  • Planning opportunities for children to learn in out of school contexts.

Monitoring and Assessment

  • Using agreed school monitoring and assessment strategies to observe, evaluate and record the progress of children
  • Assessing the progress of children within relevant assessment framework
  • Identifying and supporting children who are failing to achieve their potential
  • Keep up-to-date records of your key children’s progress which can be shared with parents.
  • Managing learning opportunities
  • Building successful relationships with children and parents.
  • Establishing a purposeful learning environment
  • Interesting and motivating children
  • Promoting active and independent learning
  • Differentiating activities so as to meet the learning needs of the children
  • Accounting for the variance in interest, experience and achievement to help children make progress
  • Organising and managing learning time effectively
  • Be fully aware of and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Collegiate
  • Participate in open days to promote the Kindergarten and staff meetings.

You will be required to attend inset training days throughout the year. These are notified well in advance and may occur at the beginning or end of a holiday period, these are included in your salary.

Support for the Collegiate

  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Be aware of and support difference and ensure all children have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • On rare occasions attend school evening activities
  • Carry out duties on a rota basis
  • Participate in training and other learning activities as required
  • Recognise own strengths and areas of expertise and use these to advise and support others
  • Supervise pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required.


  • Competitive salaries, with a range of flexible hours to suit
  • 10% discount on Kindergarten fees (aged 3 months to 3 years
  • 25% discount on all summer / holiday courses.
  • Significant discount on school fees from age 3 to 18.
  • Free private staff gym, separate to the students with state of the art equipment.
  • Free, secure onsite parking
  • Free flu jabs offered through our medical centre
  • Staff community social events including bonfire and fireworks, Christmas ball, summer family fun day etc.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistant Programme
  • Training and Development Opportunities
  • Increased holiday entitlement for staff with long service
  • Long service awards
  • Discount on King’s Theatre productions – external events
  • Enhanced paternity / maternity pay, including new baby book
  • Refer a friend scheme – We believe that staff are our greatest and most valuable asset, and this scheme involves and financially rewards our staff for referring like-minded candidates who join our school community.