Vacancy Summary

Strong Close Nursery School

Level 3 Early Years Practitioner

Band 6/7, Fixed term from 1st September 2022 to 31st March 2023

21 hours a week term time only+ 4days. 8.30am-12.30pm Monday to Friday plus planning meeting on a Wednesday 3.30-4.30

We have an exciting opportunity in our growing 3-5 year old early years inclusive provision. At Strong Close Nursery School we provide care and education for children from 2 to 5 years.  We have a highly experienced staff team, as well as a designated Specialist Early Years Resourced Provision.

Vacancy Information

The right candidates will:-

  • Have an understanding of how to enable young children to learn, including those who have special educational needs and/or disabilities
  • Act as a key person for children, liaise with parent/carers and maintain their records on our electronic assessment system.
  • Be able to work as a member of a team to support children and their families
  • Have a strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage and contribute to planning the curriculum
  • Have experience of working with children aged 2-5 years
  • An excitement and proactive, positive approach to supporting children’s learning and development
  • Provide and maintain stimulating learning environments for children both indoors and outdoors
  • The ability to cover in class for the room leader when they are in meetings or on release time
  • A commitment to providing the right support to the most vulnerable children by contributing to support plans
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum and how to plan for and extend children’s interests to enhance their learning through project work and schema

If would like to find out more and/or come for a visit, please email: to arrange a suitable time. 

Closing date Tuesday 7th June 2022. Interviews Monday 20th June 2022

Strong Close Nursery School, Airedale Road, Keighley, BD21 4LW. Tel: 01535 605272

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant must have suitable references and a clear Enhanced DBS check before commencing any work. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is required. Please note: CV’s are not accepted for these posts.   

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