Early Years Practitioner

An exciting opportunity for an Early Years Practitioner to work in our wonderful Early Explorers pre-school.

Our preschool priorities pre-school provision for children with disabilities, additional needs and/or complex health needs as well as those children that are typically developing.

 We pride ourselves on providing a caring, enabling environment where children feel safe, happy, and secure to learn and develop to their full potential.

We would love someone fun and enthusiastic who has a passion for working with children with disabilities and/or complex health needs to join us.

Please read the Job Description below for full details of the role.

Safeguarding Statement

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will find our full Safeguarding Policy as part of our application pack to read before completing your application. We are committed to ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to a two-part Warner and role related interview.

COVID 19 Measures

Due to the current COVID 19 situation, those selected for interview may be invited to attend via Microsoft Teams if face to face interviews are not possible.

Role Details

 Hours: 30.75 hours a week Term Time only (8.45am-3.30pm) with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break

Rate of pay: Starting at £9.59 per hour rising to £9.70 per hour after 6 moth probation period

Closing date: 14th of August 2022

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: Week commencing 15th of August.

Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us.  

Purpose and Scope of the Role

To work as part of the preschool team to support our unique pre-school by providing high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged 2 to 4 years old.

Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.

Supporting our Safeguarding Commitment:

You will be required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied at least 2 satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults, or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.

To Apply:

We’d love it if you could submit your application online by downloading our application pack, completing the forms, and sending them to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

If you require an alternative method of applying, or documents in a different format, please give our HR Team a call on 01603 215193 or send an email to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

Application Pack

Job Description

Functional Requirements Risk Assessment

Application Form

Safeguarding Policy

Privacy Notice

Data Retention Policy

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

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