Early Years Practitioner 

Full time, term time only

Closing date: 1st February 2018 (midday)

Interview date: w/c 5th February 2018

Job start date: 18th April 2018

Salary: Teaching/non-teaching scale dependent upon qualifications


We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and talented Early Years Practitioner to lead the educational experience of our nursery-aged children.  You will be highly creative, passionate about children’s learning in the Early Years and demonstrate high professional standards.  You will have the desire and drive to build on the successes already established.

Our children display excellent behaviour and are keen to learn and we offer a commitment to professional development, supporting aspiration and career progression.

Your role:

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Plan rich and stimulating learning activities that achieve good progression in children’s understanding

  • Plan opportunities to develop children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

  • Establish a safe, clean and secure learning environment, which promotes children’s confidence

  • Make effective use of assessment information on children’s attainment and progress when teaching and in planning future learning

You will possess either:

  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • Early Years Professional Status

  • Another suitable level 6 qualification

In return we will offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise student achievement even further

  • Enthusiastic children who are willing to learn  and are proud of their learning environment

  • Opportunities for further professional development

  • Employee assistance provision

  • Access to reduced educational fees for qualifying children

  • A caring and supportive working environment within a vibrant school community

Potential applicant visits are welcomed. If you have any questions, please call S Bench, HR & Compliance Manager, on 01264 325916.  

Applications are to be sent to or posted to S Bench, Rookwood School, Weyhill Road, Andover, SP10 3AL. 

The advert may close prior to the stated date and interviews will take place as soon as a suitable field of candidates is obtained therefore early submission of applications is recommended.

Rookwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and, applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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