Devonshire Hill Nursery and Primary School – Senior Early Years Practitioner

RESPONSIBLE TO: Class Teacher and Early Years Leader
PAY SCALE: Scale 4 (actual pro-rated salary £21,218-£22,383)
TERMS: 35 hours per week, 40 weeks, fixed term until 21st July 2023

The Devonshire Hill Nursery & Primary School has a rare opportunity to offer a one year fixed term contract (in the first instance) for an experienced Early Years Practitioner to join our successful school. Ofsted, ‘Good’ in October 2022, the Ofsted report opens with, ‘Pupils love to talk about why their school is such a great place to be. They jump at the chance to discuss their learning. Pupils behave really well and thrive in the school’s friendly and inclusive environment’.

We provide our youngest learners with an inspiring and innovative early years education enabling them to transition successfully into the main primary school. We believe in close working relationships with our parents/carers and pride ourselves on our inclusive, nurturing approach. We are very much looking forward to extending our services to introduce more ‘stay and play’ opportunities for our families, their younger children and babies.

Our nursery accepts children from age 2 in a hybrid spacious setting with our 3/4 year olds, where all the children have the opportunity to integrate as appropriate under careful adult supervision.

We are looking for someone with a childcare qualification and preferably with at least 2 years’ experience and:
 A commitment to very high quality early years education
 The skills, knowledge and experience to support young children in a diverse, multicultural and multilingual setting.
 The ability to create a stimulating learning environment that promotes curiosity, wonder and excitement to learn.

We can offer you:
 A supportive dedicated team of Early Years Practitioners, a dynamic nursery teacher and an experienced Early Years Leader.
 Regular training opportunities. We are a Haringey Education Partnership (HEP) member school.
 Spacious environment with generous outdoor learning, a ‘huge’ field with a Forest School.
 Great transport links as we are located in Tottenham, which is also an area of significant regeneration.

We encourage you to visit our school when we reopen in September. Please contact the school to arrange.

Please visit: for the recruitment pack and application form.

Closing date: Friday 9th September 2022 (noon)
Interview date: Week commencing 12th September 2022
Start date: As soon as possible.

The Devonshire Hill Nursery and Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. Our environment is diverse in character and in its student population and we aspire to reflect this diversity in our staff. We positively welcome applications from minority groups. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This is reflected in our rigorous approach to the recruitment and professional development of staff. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.