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Early Years Practitioner

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Annual Salary £18,770.04
Sparkling Star Nursery
Working Pattern:
Full Time
40 hours per week. 52.14 weeks per year.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/09/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Hornbeam Academy Trust is a small Multi Academy Trust of 3 Special Schools on 4 sites in East London and Essex. It is made up of Hornbeam Academy, in Waltham Forest and Dycorts School and Ravensbourne School in Havering.
We are currently recruiting for the following:
Early Years Practitioner
We are looking to appoint a right candidate to be part of our nursery ‘Sparkling Stars’ at our William Morris site. The right candidate must be friendly and welcoming and have knowledge and understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage with the experience and ability to plan, organise and evaluate activities for babies and young children. The nursery will accommodate – 15 - 20 children initially but we are looking to grow rapidly.
This position has an option for fulltime/Par-time for part-timer’s salary will be pro rota according to the hours of work, please indicate in your application if you are interested.
Salary £18,770.40

Closing date: 9th September 2019
Interview date: tbc

All completed applications should be returned to the following address:
HR, Hornbeam Academy Trust, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT
or by email to

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. (Owing to the number of applicants it is not possible to contact every candidate individually).

Hornbeam Academy Trust, as an employer, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as its number one priority. This includes a commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

All our schools are UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools and support the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
All completed applications should be returned to the following address: HR, Hornbeam Academy Trust, Folly Lane, Walthamstow, E17 5NT or by email to