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Early Years Practioner (2 posts)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£ 21,591 (negotiable depending on experience) *pro rata
Downsell Primary School, 134-136 Downsell Road, London
Working Pattern:
Term Time/Full Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
15/02/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Early Years Practitioners (2)

Immediate Start 

We are seeking to appoint innovative, two (2) ambitious and enthusiastic Early Years practioners to work alongside the teacher and team supporting children in our 2 year provision and Nursery.  The successful candidates will play a significant role in the continued development of Downsell Primary, a successful, multicultural, three-form entry primary school and nursery unit situated in Leyton, Waltham Forest. 

The successful candidates will:

  • be an outstanding individual with a good command in English.
  • be able to provide support and organisation for the headteacher
  • Have good communication skills and easily approachable.
  • Establish and maintain constructive relationships with pupils, parents and staff
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all aspects of the school
  • bring energy and enthusiasm to the post
  • be fully committed to school improvement and help us on our journey to outstanding 

We can offer you:

  • a vibrant and good school situated in a culturally diverse area
  • inquisitive, friendly and aspirational children with outstanding behaviour dynamic and dedicated team of leaders, teachers and support staff
  • quality CPD 

Equal Opportunities 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and the successful applicant must provide satisfactory references and will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure, along with all relevant safeguarding checks. 

Application Information 

For an application pack, please email

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 Visits to the school and informal discussions with the Headteacher are warmly welcome and encouraged.  For this and for any other details please contact the Marina Kaloki, School Business Manager on 020 8556 0103.

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.