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Early Years Practitioner (Maternity cover)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£20,007 - £20,472 pro rata per annum
The Jenny Hammond Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
34 hours 35 mins hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/11/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

The Jenny Hammond Primary School

Reception Class Early Years Practitioner (EYP)

Required for January 2019 to cover a maternity leave

5 days a week, 8.30am – 12.10pm & 1.15pm – 4.30pm

One year contract, term time only

Pay Scale 3 pro rata (£10.50 - £10.90 an hour)

‘The Jenny Hammond Primary School is a good school. Adults have high expectations for pupils in terms of behaviour and outcomes. Pupils are enthusiastic, confident learners who work hard and do their best. There is a highly positive climate for learning evident across the school.’     Ofsted Inspection, May 017

We are looking for a highly committed, experienced Early Years Practitioner to cover a maternity leave. The job is to start in January 2019 or as soon as possible after that so that you can work alongside our current EYP who will go on maternity leave in April. 

You will be:

  • experienced in working within Early Years
  • a positive and inspirational colleague
  • a true professional with a strong commitment to raising standards of achievement through active-learning
  • a team player who is fully committed and who enjoys working co-operatively with colleagues

In return we offer:

  • enthusiastic independent thinking children
  • a friendly and dedicated team of staff
  • a creative curriculum
  • supportive parents and governors

Closing date:  Friday 23rd November by 12 noon

Interviews to be held on Thursday 29th November 2018

Visits to the school are encouraged.  For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Deborah Gibbon, the Head Teacher.  Application forms and further details are available from Jacquie Reid in the school office on 020 8519 3977 or at


All completed applications should be emailed or returned to the school at the following address:

The Jenny Hammond Primary School, Elsham Road, Leytonstone, E11 3JH

The Jenny Hammond Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

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.